Sarah Gertrude Cosby

2 August 1896–10 October 1953 (Age 57)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Gertrude

When Sarah Gertrude Cosby was born on 2 August 1896, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Valentine Cosby, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Guy, was 21. She lived in Magisterial District 7, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 10 October 1953, at the age of 57.

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Roy Moulder
1894–1973
Sarah Gertrude Cosby
1896–1953

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire named Cosby, from an Old English personal name Cossa + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Sarah Cosby in household of John V C Cosby, "United States Census, 1910"

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