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Grave has been located flag photo of ancestor   Jessie  COBB

  (b. 8 January 1876 New Gloucester, Maine, USA   d. 16 September 1900 Lewiston, Maine, USA )  
Cause of Death: murdered

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COBB Genealogy

Jessie COBB was born 8 January 1876 in New Gloucester, Maine, USA. Jessie COBB was the child of Ivory COBB   and   Harriet VERRILL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William Elwell COBB and Hannah COBB (maternal)  William VERRILL and Lydia TRIPP

Jessie COBB died 16 September 1900 in Lewiston, Maine, USA.

This is the girl who was murdered in Lewiston, Maine in 1900. See story in book above.

Details of the family tree of Jessie appear below.
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Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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1900 Death Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907

Jessie COBB
Grave Lane Cemetery East Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, USA
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Jessie COBB

The National Police Gazette, New York, October/November 1900 (exact issue unknown)
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8 January 1876
New Gloucester, Maine, USA

1880 Raymond, Cumberland, Maine

name: Jessie Cobb
residence: Raymond, Cumberland, Maine
birthdate: 1875
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Daughter
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: Jerry Cobb
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: Hattie Cobb
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Single
age (expanded): 5...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 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.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

1893-1895 - Bath

Living in Bath, Maine from around 1893-1895. Living with or near her sister, Eunice French, according to Frank Williams.

Lewiston Saturday Journal, Lewiston, Maine, October 20, 1900

1894 Minot

Miss Jessie Cobb is sick with tonsilitis.

Lewiston Evening Journal, Lewiston, Maine
Thursday, February 15, 1894

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1896 - Minot

Living in Minot, Maine around 1896. Working for Getchell family, according to Frank Williams.

Lewiston Saturday Journal, Lewiston, Maine, October 20, 1900


June 14, 1898 - Jessie visited Frank Williams in prison, according to Williams.

Lewiston Saturday Journal, Lewiston, Maine, October 20, 1900

Around 1898 - Lewiston

Worked for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Chase in Lewiston

1900 Webster, Androscoggin, Maine

Census taken June 13-14, 1900
Name: Jessie Cobb
Residence: Webster town, Androscoggin, Maine
Birth Date: Jan 1875
Birthplace: Maine
Relationship to Head-of-Household: Servant
Spouse Name:
Spouse Titles:
Spouse Birth Place:
Father Name:
Father Titles:
Father Birthplace: Maine
Mother Name:
Mother Titles:
Mother Birthplace: Maine
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: Orville Jones
Gender:...


Jessie Cobb of Sabattus, spent Sunday with her sister Mrs. Chenell.

The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
April 28, 1900

Jessie's Death

STILL A MYSTERY. Police Continue Investigations in Regard to Death of Jessie Cobb.
It still remains a mystery how Jessie Cobb of Sabattus met her death. The police officers were hard at work on the case all day yesterday but found no clue. The much wanted man, Brooks, has not yet been located but the Police Department is doing excellent work on the case and hope to reveal the entire mystery concerning the case within a few days. City...Read MORE...

Jessie is buried at: Lane Cemetery

East Poland, Maine, USA

Added: 11/28/2010 10:55:59 PM - Updated: 11/8/2018 8:00:48 PM

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