George Riley Cosby[1, 2, 3]

Male Abt 1759 - 1806


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  • Name  George Riley Cosby 
    Born  Abt 1759  HuntertOnt. Co., Nj, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  7 Jun 1762  St. George's Church, Hempstead, Nassau, Ny, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  ADDCF410C88FD711A1EC0050BAE55A0BADC2 
    Died  1806  Pelham Twp., Welland Co., Ont., Can Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I134583  Nate Waddell
    Last Modified  20 Feb 2008 

    Father  Arthur Cosby,   b. Abt 1734 
    Mother  Mary Hagins 
    Married  5 Feb 1753  Trinity Church Parish, Ny, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID  AEDCF410C88FD711A1EC0050BAE55A0BAED2 
    Family ID  F49087  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary MacGREGOR,   b. 1746/1773, Stirling, Scotland, Uk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799/1861 
    _UID  6869F410C88FD711A1EC0050BAE55A0BF5B5 
    Children 
     1. George Riley Cosby,   b. 1785, Nj, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1860, Wainfleet Twp., Welland Co., Ont., Can Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Cosby,   b. 25 Apr 1790,   d. 25 Jan 1873, Pelham Twp., Welland Co., Ont., Can Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elliot Alexander Cosby
     4. Elizabeth Cosby,   b. 1794
     5. Arthur Cosby,   b. 26 Jan 1796,   d. 30 Mar 1874
     6. Nancy Cosby
     7. Charlotte Cosby
     8. Mary Cosby,   b. 10 Apr 1804, Pelham Twp., Welland Co., Ont., Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1874
    Family ID  F49086  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Note:

      "George Cosby presented his claim to the Land Board at Niagara, praying for family lands and to have his military lands completed. By this we know he served with the British during the Revolutionary war. He received a grant of 100 acres -- Lot 20, Conc. I, Pelham township, also 100 acres -- Lot 20, Conc. II, same township." Annals of The Forty

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Annals of The Forty, The Grimsby Historical Society, (Loyalist and Pioneer Families of West Lincoln, 1783 - 1833), V.4, p.39,40, 10 Sep 2006.

    2. [S146] Dilts Families, Richard Dilts, (rdilts@sympatico.ca), 19 Jul 2004.

    3. [S183] Mountain, Weaver; Ontario & Quebec, James Mountain, (jwmountain@rogers.com), 12 Apr 2007.