Amanda Sickels's Forebears

Compared to her husband's Amanda Sickels's pedigree is much more interesting.  Not least among the attractions is the line back to Mayflower Compact signer Edward Doty through his descendant Susannah Doty shown in the chart above.  The Whitney line also yields some interesting relatives, from Joshua Whitney Cobb's mother Sally Whitney.

Three of Amanda's four ancestral lines are very long, going back to early Colonial years.  The line that is least successfully traced is her paternal ancestry, with only a single generation traced beyond her grandfather, John Fran. Sickels.

Surnames among Amanda's original Colonial immigrant ancestors, many of whom arrived in New England or New York in or before the 1650s:  Adams, Baldwin, Barnes, Baysey, Beecher, Beller, Bennett, Biggs, Blodgett, Blood, Borden (b. 1763 no known ancestors), Bourne, Bowen, Bray, Bronson, Brownell, Camp, Chapman, Cheame, Clarke, Cleveland, Cobb, Cooke, Cornell, Counts, Davis, Disbrowe, Doty (Mayflower Ancestor), Durfee, Earle, Eggleton, Ellis, Ferris, Fiscock, Freeborn, Freeman, Gorham, Hale, Hall, Hallett, Hatch, Hazard, Hildreth, Hill, Hinchman, Howland (Mayflower ancestor), Huet, Hurst (Mayflower ancestor), Hutchinson, Jans, Jenkins, Jung, Latham, Lawrence, Lawton, Lewis, Marbury, Paine, Palmer, Peck, Phippen, Potter, Potter, Pringle, Rapalje, Reed, Reynolds, Sargent, Savage, Schmidt, Scott, Short, Simonds, Sperry, Stephenson (b. abt. 1754 no known ancestors), Thompson, Tietsoort, Tilley (Mayflower ancestor), Trico, Utley, Van Heyningen, Van Norden, Vander Voort, Vram Siegel (b. abt. 1756 no known ancestors), Waite, Walker, Waters, Whitney, Wilcox, Wilkinson, Willard, Wilson, Winn, Wolters and Young.

Some of the foregoing names are famous in American history and society, such as Adams and Whitney.  A large number are of New York Dutch lineage, ironically not due to the Sickels name (which in fact turns out to be derived from the more German "Siegel"), but from Amanda's great grandmother Eve Teachout, whose last name turns out to be an Anglicization of the New York Dutch "Tietsoort," and all Eve's ancestors are of either Dutch, French or Germanic origins, although settled in the U.S. for as many as six preceding generations.

Amanda is also the direct descendant of five Mayflower passengers.

Here are photographs we have of other Sickels/Cobb relatives senior to Amanda:
 

Aaron Sickels - b 10-2-1817 - d 9-1-1890 - undated-33 Amanda Cobb Greenfield - b 3-30-1822 - d 8-18-1880 - undated-32 Anne Sickels Cobb - undated-33 Dr Hiram D Cobb - b 4-6-1816 - d 9-6-1892 - undated-32
Aaron Sickels - b 10-2-1817 - d 9-1-1890 - undated-33.jpg Amanda Cobb Greenfield - b 3-30-1822 - d 8-18-1880 - undated-32.jpg Anne Sickels Cobb - undated-33.jpg Dr Hiram D Cobb - b 4-6-1816 - d 9-6-1892 - undated-32.jpg
Elijah Cobb - b 6-18-1829 - d 1-5-1912 - undated-32 Eliza A Cobb Johnson - undated-32 Grandmother Sickels - stepmother to JD Sickels - undated-33 Henry P Cobb - b 2-20-1820 - d 8-3-1887 - undated-32
Elijah Cobb - b 6-18-1829 - d 1-5-1912 - undated-32.jpg Eliza A Cobb Johnson - undated-32.jpg Grandmother Sickels - stepmother to JD Sickels - undated-33.jpg Henry P Cobb - b 2-20-1820 - d 8-3-1887 - undated-32.jpg
Isabel B Sickels - b 3-13-1828 - d 7-21-1906 - undated-33 Job Durfee Sickels - b 2-15-1820 - d 4-7-1898 - undated-33 Job Durfee Sickels - tintype - undated-25 Job Durfee Sickels - undated - 4-25
Isabel B Sickels - b 3-13-1828 - d 7-21-1906 - undated-33.jpg Job Durfee Sickels - b 2-15-1820 - d 4-7-1898 - undated-33.jpg Job Durfee Sickels - tintype - undated-25.jpg Job Durfee Sickels - undated - 4-25.jpg
Job Durfee Sickels - undated-23 Job Durfee Sickels - undated-25 Job Durfee Sickels - undated-33 John T Cobb - b 12-7-1836 - d 12-13-1862 - undated-32
Job Durfee Sickels - undated-23.jpg Job Durfee Sickels - undated-25.jpg Job Durfee Sickels - undated-33.jpg John T Cobb - b 12-7-1836 - d 12-13-1862 - undated-32.jpg
John Teachout Cobb - died in Civil War - tintype - undated-26 Lyman & Susan (Hicks) Cobb Lyman Cobb - b 8-14-1826 - d 2-23-1888 - undated-32 Lyman Cobb - uncle of Sarah Sickels - author of 'Cobb's Reader, Speller and Arithmetic' - undated-32
John Teachout Cobb - died in Civil War - tintype - undated-26.jpg Lyman & Susan (Hicks) Cobb.jpg Lyman Cobb - b 8-14-1826 - d 2-23-1888 - undated-32.jpg Lyman Cobb - uncle of Sarah Sickels - author of 'Cobb's Reader, Speller and Arithmetic' - undated-32.jpg
Sarah Cobb Sickels - b 10-2-1831 - d 2-7-1905 - undated-33 Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels & Job Durfee Sickels - undated-27 Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - tintype - undated-25 Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - undated - 3-25
Sarah Cobb Sickels - b 10-2-1831 - d 2-7-1905 - undated-33.jpg Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels & Job Durfee Sickels - undated-27.jpg Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - tintype - undated-25.jpg Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - undated - 3-25.jpg
Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - undated - 4-25 Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - undated-25 Susan (Hicks) Cobb - wife of Lyman Cobb II - undated-27 Susan Cobb - b 11-28-1832 - d 1-12-1901 - undated-32
Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - undated - 4-25.jpg Sarah Jane (Cobb) Sickels - undated-25.jpg Susan (Hicks) Cobb - wife of Lyman Cobb II - undated-27.jpg Susan Cobb - b 11-28-1832 - d 1-12-1901 - undated-32.jpg
Susannah (Doty) Cobb - 75 yrs old - ca 1866-27 William Sickels - b 5-30-1834 - d 9-3-1904 - undated-33    
Susannah (Doty) Cobb - 75 yrs old - ca 1866-27.jpg William Sickels - b 5-30-1834 - d 9-3-1904 - undated-33.jpg

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