Gabriel Cobb who was a possible father of Daniel and Joseph Cobb?
Gabriel Cobb (the only one of the surname) claimed 1232 arpents on Sandy Creek in St. Louis County. Granted 640 acres by the Commissionerís Board 3 March 1813. American State Papers 3:324
Others of that time who were claiming land on Sandy Creek was Michael Null.
In 1818, the board recommended the claim be rejected. Commission Report 3:364. Cobb was listed next to Michael Null and Eli Musick.
2:718 He was issued a commissionerís certificate on 10 June 1811. on Sandy Creek by settlement right.
St. Louis Deeds Gabriel Cobb to Wm. Russell
C:135 23 January 1810, Gabriel Cobb of Sandy Creek District of St. Louis, Territory of Louisiana sold to William Russell of same for $100, 100 arpents being part of Gabriel Cobbís claim taken off the east part. He signed with X Witness John Bradbury and J. Anderson.
E:311 14 October 1815, Gabriel Cobb and wife, Eve, of Joachim Twp of St. Louis sold, for $1200 William Russell all the settlement and improvement, right and claim of Gabriel Cobb containing 640 acres on Sandy Creek bounded by original claim of one John Witton and on the east by David Byles. Both signed with X. Wt: Green Dewitt, Thomas Dozier, Benj Johnston.
No Gabriel Cobb on 1830 Missouri census.