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Micheal Richard Cobey.

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MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2013 10:43

I'm curious about this:

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

Name: Michael Cobey
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Birth Place: Ireland
Age: 33
Death Date: Jul 1879
Cause of Death: Phthisis Pulmonalis
Census Year: 1880
Census Place: New York, New York, New York
Line: 36

Ignore where it says Female definitely male on the image. Although it says Irish as nationality the thing that made me consider this is that he's a silver-plater of 108 Mulberry. That's the name of the street where the witness lived on the English Michael Cobey's naturalisation.

EDIT: Oh heck, fell into the same trap - see that's the one jax posted on the other thread!


MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2013 10:32

These naturalisation documents don't give any arrival details or personal information such as age and occupation but they do confirm nationality as English:

New York, Naturalization Petitions, 1794-1906
Name: Michael Cobey
Record Date: 25 Oct 1865
Court: Common Pleas City and County of NY (1-801)
Court Location: New York, New York, New York, USA
Title/Description: Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York (302-303)
ARC Number: 5324244
ARC Title: Petitions for Naturalization, 1793-1906
Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Record Group Number: 85


New York, Index to Petitions for Naturalization filed in New York City, 1792-1989
Name: Michael Cobey
Naturalization Date: 25 Oct 1865
Former Nationality: English <<<
Title and Location of Court: Common Pleas Court, New York County
Volume: 303
Record Number: 97

This latter document gives an address of 71 Mutt Street, NYC.

Witness to naturalisation was a Michael Powell of 60 Mulberry Street NYC.


jax Report 9 Nov 2013 17:17

There is a Michael Cobey on the 1870 US census but he was born New York

edit - Oh dear looks like I have replied before :-D


AnnCardiff Report 9 Nov 2013 16:56

Name: Daniel Thomas Cobey
Event Type: Baptism
Event Date: 1844
Source Reference: 358/14/a
Digital Folder Number: 004634285


AnnCardiff Report 9 Nov 2013 16:55


Name: Daniel T Cobie
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 27
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devonshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Newton Abbot
Sub-District: Tormoham
Parish: Tormoham
County: Devonshire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Daniel T Cobie M 27 Plymouth, Devonshire
Wife Sarah Cobie F 24 Exeter, Devonshire
Son Thos E R Cobie M 2 Torquay, Devonshire
Daughter Alice Ann Cobie F 0 Torquay, Devonshire


MarieCeleste Report 9 Nov 2013 16:42

Shirley, it would have been better to add an updated request on your existing thread

EDIT: I see it was on Find Living Relatives board so perhaps better on here


MarieCeleste Report 9 Nov 2013 16:37

Hello Shirley, where did you get the information that he went to New York - do you have the passenger list?


Shirley Report 9 Nov 2013 15:40

I'm trying to trace a Micheal Richard Cobey, who was born in 1845 in Plymouth. His parents were Daniel and Catherine Cobey.At the age of 25yrs old he went to New York , USA, but do not know if he got married or not, or if he came back to England or not, the trail goes cold, if some one knows any thing at all, please drop me a line, L would be grateful. Thank you.
Shirley (Cobie ) Ireland.