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Micheal Richard Cobey.

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Shirley Report 1 Nov 2012 18:38

l am trying to trace a Micheal Richard Cobey, born in 1945 in Plymouth, Devon, some say he went to United States, but l cannot find him, also he got married, but dont know when,either, or he might have a family, l would like to know.. lf anyone can help me l would be grateful.
Shirley lreland ( Cobie ).


brummiejan Report 1 Nov 2012 18:51

Did you mean 1845!!

Name: Michael Richard Cobey
Birth: Sep 1845 - Plymouth, Devon



jax Report 1 Nov 2012 19:01

Doubt whether he is still living now :-D

1870 United States Federal Census
about Michael Cobey
Name: Michael Cobey
Age in 1870: 25
Birth Year: abt 1845
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: New York Ward 17 District 6, New York, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: New York City
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Michael Cobey 25
Josephine Cobey 24

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 1 Nov 2012 19:01

If it IS 1845 there is a Richard who has Michael in his tree.....


jax Report 1 Nov 2012 19:03


U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885
about Michael Cobey
Name: Michael Cobey
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Place of Birth: Ireland
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Age: 33
Month of Death: Jul
Cause of Death: Phthisis Pulmonalis
Census Year: 1880
Census Location: (City, County, State)
New York, New York, New York
Line: 36

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Michael Cobey
Name: Michael Cobey
Arrival Date: 15 Apr 1851
Birth Date: abt 1847
Age: 4
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Irish
Place of Origin: Ireland
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Destination: New York
Port of Arrival: New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: Siddons
Search Ship Database: Search the Siddons in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database

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jax Report 29 Jul 2013 14:33

PM from Shirley

In my last email, I put the wrong date, it was meant to be 1845 and not 1985 sorry, I'm trying to find Micheal Richard Cobey, who went to USA in 1865 to New York, but it seens he got married, dont know when, or if he had a family, or if he came back to England.His wife's name is Josephene Cobey, can you throw any light on this,it would help me if you can.

Shirley could you please reply in the box at the bottom that says "Add your reply"...It is not always easy to find a thread a message relates to, 6 months or so later


jax Report 29 Jul 2013 14:48

I do not think the above Michael is yours as he seems to have been born in Ireland

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 9 Nov 2013 16:46

his family in 1851

1851 census transcription details for: 25, Union Place, Tormoham, Torquay

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National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 1872
Folio: 412
Page: 8
Reg. District: Newton Abbot
Sub District: Torquay
Parish: Tormoham
Enum. District: 5K
Ecclesiastical District: Upton
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 25, Union Place, Tormoham, Torquay
County: Devonshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
COBEY, Daniel Head Married M 53 1798 Private Soldier Chelsea Pensr
St Margarets, Suffolk
COBEY, Mary Wife Married F 39 1812
Buckfastleigh, Devonshire
COBEY, Sarah Daughter F 13 1838 At Home
Plymouth, Devonshire
COBEY, Daniel Son M 10 1841
Plymouth, Devonshire
COBEY, Mary Ann Daughter F 7 1844
Plymouth, Devonshire
COBEY, Michel Son M 6 1845
Plymouth, Devonshire


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 9 Nov 2013 19:17