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Cobert, Garrett

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Cobert, Garrett
March 13, 2007 03:13PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 4th ed., 1887,
Garrard County.

GARRETT COBERT is a son of David Cobert, who was born in New Jersey in
1780, and came to Kentucky with his parents in 1784. The family settled
on a farm near Harrodsburg, where David passed the winter season in the
manufacture of boots and shoes. In 1810 he married Mary, daughter of
Lieut. Philip Morgan, and there were born to him five sons and three
daughters. The grandfather of Garrett Cobert was also a native of New
Jersey, was a tanner and farmer, and served seven years in the
Revolutionary war. He died a member of the Presbyterian Church. Garrett
Cobert was born in Mercer County, Ky., May 9, 1815, but moved to Garrard
County in 1838 and settled on a garden plot of six acres, which he
cultivates in summer, devoting the winter months to the making and
repairing of shoes. In 1839 he married Miss Elizabeth Woods, who, with
himself, is a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Cobert is also an Odd

Cobert Morgan Woods
Mercer-KY NJ

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