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Where is the Cobbs family from?
You can see how Cobbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cobbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cobbs families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 40 Cobbs families living in Virginia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Cobbs's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Cobbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cobbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cobbs. 25% of Cobbs men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Cobbs women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cobbs were Janitor and Servant.