Birth: Henry Cobb was born in England about 1607, based on the estimated date of his first marriage.
Death: He died between February 22, 1678/9, and June 3, 1679.
Ship: Unknown, 1632
Life in England: Nothing is known of his life in England.
Life in New England: Henry Cobb first appeared in the Plymouth records in the 1633 list of freemen. He and his wife were among the first members of Rev. John Lothrop’s church in Scituate, having moved there before September 1634. When Rev. Lothrop removed to Barnstable, the Cobbs were among the congregation that accompanied him. In 1635 Henry Cobb was made a deacon in the church, and in 1670 he was ordained the ruling elder. Henry Cobb served as a deputy to the Plymouth court for a number of years, as well as on many juries. On June 5, 1644, he was licensed to draw wine at Barnstable, and therefore kept a tavern.
Family: Henry Cobb married (1) Patience Hurst by 1632 and had seven children. She was buried on May 4, 1648, in Barnstable. He married (2) Sarah Hinckley on December 12, 1649, in Barnstable and had eight children. She died before March 2, 1679/80.
Children of Henry and Patience Cobb:
Children of Henry and Sarah Cobb: