Courtney America Henshaw

                            ┌── Edmund Henshaw
                            │    1767-1841 
Courtney America Henshaw ───┤
B: 1799                     │                    ┌── James Newman
D: ?                        │                    │
                            └── Mary Newman ─────┤
                                 1761-?          │
                                                 └── Veranda Noel
M: Peter N. Cobbs

Courtney America Henshaw     [ID 12757] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Courtney America Henshaw1 [Cortney A. Henshaw2].

Born Sep 21 1799, Virginia.1,3  

She married Peter N. Cobbs, Mar 10 1825, Orange County, Virginia.1,2  Peter was born about 1799, Virginia.3  


Mary Ann Cobbs; married Milton Garnett, Nov 4 1857.
Edmund Henshaw Cobbs, born Jul 21 1826; died Jul 23 1837.
Mary Jemima Cobbs, born Sep 16 1828; died Jul 9 1829.
Lucetta Nelson Cobbs, born Oct 23 1830; married John C. Patterson, Aug 8 1849, Orange County, Virginia. 2
Mary Ann Elizabeth Cobbs, born May 25 1835, Virginia. 3
Jemima H. Cobbs, born Dec 17 1837, Virginia. 3
Thomas Scott Cobbs, born Aug 29 1839, Virginia. 3

Courtney and family were shown in the 1850 census (Dec 16 1850), Orange County, Virginia:3

Peter N. Cobbs, age 51, born in Virginia; farmer; $13,000 real estate.
Courtney A. Cobbs, age 50, born in Virginia.
Mary A.E. Cobbs, age 14, born in Virginia.
Jemima N. Cobbs, age 12, born in Virginia.
Thomas S. Cobbs, age 9, born in Virginia.
14 slaves. 4

Courtney and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 16 1860), Orange County, Virginia:5

Peter N. Cobb, age 60; farmer; $24,000 real estate; $15,515 personal property.
Courtney A. Cobb, age 59.
Jemia [unclear] Cobb, age 21.
Thos Cobb, age 20.


  1. Henshaw family Bible record, 1761-1884; Library of Virginia, Bible Records:
  2. Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850;
  3. 1850 census, Orange County, Virginia; roll M432-967, page 259, line #13, dwelling #654, family #657.
  4. 1850 Slave Schedule, Orange County, Virginia.
  5. 1860 census, Orange County, Virginia; roll M653-1369, page 635, line #35, dwelling #489, family #489.

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