Person:Robert Cozby

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Robert Cozby

Painting by Archibald M. Willard
 American Revolutionary War Soldier

Born:1755, Virginia
Died:October 7, 1828, Madison Co., AL
Buried:(Triana) Madison Co., AL


•  "He was a sergeant in the First Regiment and was shot through the thigh in a skirmish with Tories at Ninety Six on 22 Nov 1775 and lost the use of his leg. At one time he was under Capt. Thomas Langdon, Maj. Williamson and Gen Pickens ." - Roots Web

•  Son of John & Elizabeth Paxton Trimble Cozby - Cozby Family

•  Brother of John (blacksmith). The two brothers moved to Alabama - Cozby Family

•  "He died at the residence of his son in Triana, Madison County, AL" - Cozby Family

•  "He was married about 1782. The name of his wife's name is unknown." - Cozby Family

•  "He volunteered for military service in the Revolutionary War and served as a Private in the South Carolina Militia in Captain Thomas Langdon's Company under General Williamson. He was a sergeant in the First Regiment and was shot through the thigh in a skirmish with Tories on 22 November 1775 and lost the use of his leg. Because of his disability, he applied for a pension in Madison Co., 16 November 1818, Pension S 24966. Robert received a pension while a resident of Lowndes Co., Alabama in 1821. His son William was appointed agent to receive payments for his father." - Cozby Family

•  Father of:

     1. William Cozby
     2. George E. Cozby married Susannah Street
     3. John E. Cozby was born 12 April 1784. He married (1) Mary Simmons. She was born 11 October 1791. He married (2) Sarah Rhodes who was born about 1817. - Cozby Family

•  Born in VA
     Moved to SC, 1783
     Moved to Elbert Co. GA 1784
     Move to Knox Co, TN
     Moved to Blount Co, TN 1793
     Moved back to Knox Co. TN
     Moved to Bledsoe Co. TN.
     Resident of Lowndes Co. in 1821
     Came to Madison Co. AL with his son, William in 1816. Operated a Tailor Shop. - Cozby Family

•  Buried "where his aged wife had been interred." - Roots Web

•  "He came to Madison Co., Alabama with his son, William, in 1816 and operated a Tailor Shop." - Cozby Family

Related Links:
• - Page owned by Krystalreneeharson and requires membership to view.
• - Pension - Pension application for his service in the American Revolution. Must have membership to view.
•  Cozby Family - chat board for Cozby family
•  Patriot Database. - Chart with information for soldiers of the American Revolution
•  Roots Web - Entry by Wadene Bennett, April 2, 1999.
•  Sons of the American Revolution - Tennessee Valley Chapter Alabama Society of Sons of the American Revolution - List of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Madison County, Alabama.

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