Carroll County Family Group Sheets

Contributed By: James Lee Cobb, III

Name:            Thomas Butler COBB[1],[2]


Birth:            15 DEC 1886            Jessamine Co. Kentucky[3]

Death:            15 OCT 1964            Carroll Co. Memorial Hospital, Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky[3],[4],[5],[6]

Burial:            18 OCT 1964            IOOF Cemetery, Carrollton, Carroll Co Kentucky[3],[4],[7]

Occupation:            Farmer

Father:            William Butler/Will COBB (1851-1895)

Mother:            Mary Frances WALKER (1856-)

Other Spouses:            Carrie Nettie PIERCE

Marriage:            5 OCT 1907            Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky[2],[8]


Spouse:            Nannie Bertha 'Birtie' DARBRO[2]


Birth:            13 JUN 1888            Carroll Co. Kentucky[9]

Death:            14 OCT 1912            Carroll Co. Kentucky[9],[10]

Burial:            17 OCT 1912            Gap Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky[11],[9]

Education:            Carroll Co. Kentucky School[12],[13]

Father:            Eli James 'E.J.' MaGavock DARBRO (1843-1922)

Mother:            Sarah E. MARTIN (1850-1916)




1 F:            'Unnamed Female' COBB[11]

Birth:            28 JUN 1908            Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky[11]

Death:            28 JUN 1908            Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky[11]


2 M:            James COBB[14],[15]

Birth:            25 JAN 1910            Whites Run, Carroll Co. Kentucky[16],[17],[18]

Death:            28 OCT 1983            Kings' Daughters Hospital, Madison, Jefferson Co, Indiana[16],[17],[19],[20]

Spouse:            Sallie Bertha WELCH

Marriage:            28 MAY 1927            Carroll Co. Kentucky[15],[21]


3 M:            Riley COBB[11],[22]

Birth:            15 JUL 1912            Carroll Co. Kentucky[11],[22],[23]

Death:            7 MAR 1913            Ghent, Carroll Co. Kentucky[11],[22]



Notes for Thomas Butler COBB

Thomas came into Carroll County at about the age of 14.

Carroll County was formed in 1838 from parts of Gallatin, Henry and Trimble counties.  [24]

Thomas lived with J.B. and Ollie Moore when he came to Carroll Co. Kentucky, from an orphanage in Louisville, Jefferson Co. Kentucky. Where he was placed after the death of his parents.[25]

Ollie Moore was born 9 Jan 1875 in Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky and died 2 Feb 1961 at the age of 66. Her parents were James and Nancy Wilson. Funeral services were Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tandy-Eckler Funeral Home by Rev. R.I. Amason of the Carrollton Christian Church. Burial was at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky. [16]

Thomas B. Cobb, 77, died Oct. 15 at his home near Eagle Station. He had been in ill health for two years.

Mr. Cobb was the son of Butler and Mary Frances Walker Cobb and was born in Jessamine County. He had been a farmer in the Eagle Station community most of his life and was a member of the Whites Run Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Carrie Cobb; three daughters Mrs. Ollie Whitledge of Evansville, Ind. , Mrs. Virginia McCormick of Aurora, Ind., and Mrs. Beulah McCormick of Sanders; three sons, James and Thomas Jr., Sanders and John of Aurura, Ind.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Graham Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Livesay, with burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ernie Palmer, Frank Stevnous Jr., Thomas Cobb, James Lee Cobb, Russell Curlin and Marvin Crawford.[16]

CARROLLTON NEWS-DEMOCRAT - Thursday, Oct. 22, 1964)


Carroll Co KY census; p. 11, 1910. 189-191

"deed," 15 JUN 1913, book 27, page 185, Jessamine Co KY courthouse.

"deed," 17 FEB 1961, Carroll Co KY courthouse.

deed dated 25 FEB 1923 for land purchased from M.B. & Mattie Sanders in Carroll Co. KY. [26]




Notes for Nannie Bertha 'Birtie' DARBRO

died from T.B.

Placed a marker on Bertie's grave 22 JUN 2002. Bought  from Searcy Monuments 3 JUN 2002 and paid for by Joan Kinman. Priced of 20.00.





1. "Census Records," Carroll Co. Kentucky, 18Apr1900, 189-191, Page 11, Carroll Co. Library.

2. "Marriage Certificate," 5Oct1907, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Book 6, Page 665, Carroll Co. Kentucky Courthouse.

3. "Death Certificate," 15Oct1964, Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Volume 45, Certificate Number 22104, Kentucky Vital Records.

4. Ann J. Scudder, "Cobb Family Burials," IOOF Cemetery, Carrollton, Kentucky, 17 SEP 1998, Personal Files.

5. The News Democrat, Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky, 22Oct1964, "Obituaries," Volume 97, Number 25, Page 7.

6. "Death Certificate," 15Oct1964, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Number 116-64-22104, Number 88, Certified Certificate, Kentucky Vital Records.

7. "Death Certificate," 15Oct1964, Carroll Co. Kentucky, 116-64-22104, 88, Certified Certificate, Kentucky Vital Records.

8. "Carroll County Marriages," Margaret A. Samland, Carroll Co. Public Library.

9. "Death Certificate," 14Oct1912, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Volume 61, Certificate 24366, Kentucky Vital Records.

10. "Death Certificate," 14Oct1912, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Number 24366, Number 5471, Kentucky Vital Records.

11. "Carroll Co. Kentucky Cemetery Records," Port William Historical Society.

12. "School Census," Carroll Co. Kentucky, Book 1896-97, Carroll Co. Kentucky School Records, Feb1994.

13. "School Census," Carroll Co. Kentucky, Book 1908-09, Carroll Co. Kentucky School Records, Feb1994.

14. "Birth Certificate," 30May1930, Eagle Station, Carroll Co. Kentucky, 4, 20888, Certificate, Kentucky Vital Records.

15. "Marriage Certificate," 28May1927, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Book 10, Page 604, Carroll Co. Kentucky Courthouse.

16. The News-Democrat, Carrollton, Carroll Co. Kentucky, "Obituaries."

17. "Death Certificate," 28Oct1983, Madison, Jefferson Co. Indiana, 266-83, 83-036065, Indiana Vital Records.

18. Carroll Co. Kentucky School Records, Personal Files.

19. "Death Certificate," 28Oct1983, Madison, Jefferson Co. Indiana, Volume Number 908, Certificate Number 01468.

20. "Death Certificate," 28Oct1983, Indiana, Volume 908, Certificate 01468, Kentucky Death Records 1911-2000.

21. "Carroll County Marriages 1838-1938," Margaret A Samland, Carroll Co. Kentucky Library.

22. "Death Certificate," 7Mar19113, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Volume 14, Certificate 06532, Kentucky Vital Records.

23. "Birth Record," 15Jul1911, Carroll Co. Kentucky, Certificate 32568, Carroll Co. Kentucky Births.

24. "The Formation Of Kentucky Counties."

25. "Cobb Family," 1987, Sallie Bertha Welch Cobb, James Lee Cobb III, Personal Files.

26. "Carroll Co. Kentucky Deeds," Carroll Co. Kentucky Courthouse.



Last Modified:            12 DEC 2004

Created:            14 JUN 2005


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