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HELP! 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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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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Androscoggin's Secret
  • 1876 Birth
    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...Read MORE...


    1880 U.S. Census

  • Lewiston, Maine, USA
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  • Lewiston, Maine, USA
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  • New Gloucester, Maine, USA
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  • 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


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

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


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1876 Birth
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...Read MORE...


1880 U.S. Census

Lewiston, Maine, USA
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Lewiston, Maine, USA
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New Gloucester, Maine, USA
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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


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

Lewiston Saturday Journal, Lewiston, Maine, October 20, 1900
1898
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
Titles:
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:...Read MORE...


1900 U.S. Census
MINOT
Jessie Cobb of Sabattus, spent Sunday with her sister Mrs. Chenell.

The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
April 28, 1900
Jessie COBB
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1900 Death
Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907
familysearch.org
Jessie COBB
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Grave
Lane Cemetery
East Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, USA
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Jessie COBB
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The National Police Gazette, New York, October/November 1900 (exact issue unknown)

Lewiston, Maine, USA
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Lewiston, Maine, USA
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Lewiston, Maine, USA
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1900 - STILL A MYSTERY. Jessie Cobb's Murderer and His Motive Are Not Yet Revealed. LEWISTON POLICE ON THE ALERT. Several of Dead Girls Friends In Sabbattus Interviewed. WHERE IS FRED BROOKS?
The veil which covers the crime connected with the Jessie Cobb case, has not yet been raised. There is no longer any doubt but that it was murder, but now the people are interested to know who the murderer was and the motive for committing the crime. It is quite generally known that Miss Cobb had several gentleman friends in Lewiston, and while perhaps suspicion points to no one in particular, there are one or two that the police are anxious to...Read MORE...


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The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
Friday Morning, October 5, 1900
1900 Death
16 September 1900
Lewiston, Maine, USA
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 Marshall ...Read MORE...


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

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