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Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Cobb, Cobbe and others.
First found in Suffolk where they were seated from very ancient times, and the name was recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086, by scribes of King William, Duke of Normandy, which showed that they held land at that time.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Henry Cobb, who settled in Plymouth in 1629. It was said that his descendants were "like the sands of the beach," and many North American Cobbs are descended from this man. He was one of the founders of the church in Scituate in 1633. He was a representative of the colony's court for six years. John Cobb was another settler in 1658.
Motto: Virtutis stemmata.
Motto Translated: Virtue is Valuable.
Crest: A gold elephant.
Coat of Arms: A red shield with a silver chevron between three silver fish, and two black birds on a silver chief.