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Joseph William Cobb
Grave Gracelawn Cemetery Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
Photo taken by us
Poland, Maine, USA
Tripp Lake, Poland, Maine
Poland, Maine, USA
Camp Maqua (1910)
Poland, Maine, USA
Poland Spring House from Middle Lake, Poland, Maine
Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine.
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He married Inez Bernice Phillips
4 May 1901
in Kennebunkport, Maine, USA
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
Inez Bernice Phillips
was born 22 April 1883
in Hollis, Maine, USA
She died 2 October 1982
in West Paris, Maine, USA
Joseph William Cobb died 27 February 1968
in Minot, Maine, USA.
Names Start Date Location Record Type Marriage Cert No Bride City of Residence Groom City of Residence Bride State of Residence Groom State of Residence INEZ B PHILLIPS - Bride JOSEPH W COBB - Groom May 4, 1901 Maine, United States Marriage 0 KENNEBUNK KENNEBUNK ME ME
Maine Marriages Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996
name: Cobb event type: Marriage event date: event place: ,,Maine gender: Male age: estimated birth year: father: Jerrey Cobb mother: Hattie Verrill spouse: Phillips spouse's father: Charles R Phillips spouse's mother: Mary E Ware film number: 9915 dgs number: 4543993 image number: 03658 "Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 ," index and images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ pal:/ MM9.1.1/ VZ32-V7K : accessed 05 Oct 2012), Hattie Verrill in entry for Cobb and Phillips, .
1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.
1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.
1894 - Pullman strike The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the...Read MORE...
1900 Kennebunk, York, Maine name: William J Cobb titles & terms: event: Census event date: 1900 event place: ED 236 Kennebunk town (all east of B.&M. r.r.), York, Maine, United States birth date: Feb 1881 birthplace: Maine relationship to head of household: Boarder father's birthplace: Maine mother's...Read MORE...
1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan
1903 - October - First World Series The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It matched the Boston Americans of the American League against the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National...Read MORE...
1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician promoted Taft as the next Republican president. Taft was elected president in 1908, serving one term. www.americaslibrary.gov - March 4, 1909
1910 Minot, Androscoggin, Maine name: Joseph W Cobb birthplace: Maine relationship to head of household: Self residence: Minot, Androscoggin, Maine marital status: Married race : White gender: Male immigration year: father's birthplace: Maine mother's birthplace: Maine family number: 75 page number: 3...Read MORE...
1913 - July 10 - The mercury hit 134 degrees at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, the hottest reading of record for the North American continent. Sandstorm conditions accompanied the heat. The high the previous day was 129 degrees, following a morning low of 93 degrees. The Weather Channel -
1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.
1917 World War I Draft Registration name: Joseph William Cobb event: Draft Registration registration date year range: 1917-1918 event place: Androscoggin County no 2, Maine, United States gender: Male birth date: 08 Feb 1881 birthplace: , , United States country of citizenship: United States nara publication title:...Read MORE...
1920 Androscoggin County, Maine name: Joseph A Cobb residence: , Androscoggin, Maine estimated birth year: 1883 age: 37 birthplace: Maine relationship to head of household: Self gender: Male race: White marital status: Married father's birthplace: Maine mother's birthplace: Maine film number: 1820638 digital folder...Read MORE...
1930 Minot, Androscoggin, Maine name: Joseph W Cobb event: CENSUS event date: 1930 event place: Minot, Androscoggin, Maine gender: Male age: 49 marital status: Married race: White birthplace: Maine estimated birth year: 1881 immigration year: relationship to head of household: Head father's...Read MORE...
1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster: In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Of the 36 passengers and 61 crew on board, 13 passengers and 22 crew die, as...Read MORE...
1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City
1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland
September 1, 1939
1940 Poland, Androscoggin, Maine name: J William Cobb titles & terms: event: Census event year: 1940 event place: Poland Town, Androscoggin, Maine, United States gender: Male age: 59 marital status: Married race (original): White race (standardized): White relationship to head of household (original): Head relationship ...Read MORE...
1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
May 10, 1940
1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.
1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. The...Read MORE...
MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are tickled pink that their scientists have grabbed the lead from the Americans in the satellite field. But ...Read MORE...
1958 - NASA formed
1959 - (Poland, Maine) The Summit Spring Hotel was torn down.
1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960 The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established federal inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalties for anyone who...Read MORE...
1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall
JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation CBS Sunday Morning...Read MORE...
1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City
1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964 This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made...Read MORE...
1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam
Death 27 February 1968 Minot, Maine, USA
William's obituary can be found in the Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, Thursday, February 29, 1968. At the time of his death, he left behind his wife; a daughter, Abbie Winslow; a grandchild, and five great-grandchildren.
U.S. Social Security Death Index first name: Joseph middle name: last name: Cobb name suffix: birth date: 8 February 1881 social security number: 004-07-9628 place of issuance: Maine last residence: Minot, Androscoggin, Maine zip code of last residence: 04258 death date: February 1968 estimated age at death: 87
Gracelawn Cemetery, Auburn, ME
Section H, Lot 204 C&D
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