Ivan Bertram Cobb

31 January 1900–3 July 1974 (Age 74)
Wrentham, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ivan Bertram

When Ivan Bertram Cobb was born on 31 January 1900, in Wrentham, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Lewis Granger Cobb, was 29 and his mother, Emily Thankful Moffitt, was 29. He lived in Filer, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Maroa Election Precinct, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 3 July 1974, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ely Cemetery, Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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Ivan Bertram Cobb
Iva Alvaretta Bridges

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1903: Cassia, Idaho, United States; 1907: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Dorset; also East Anglia):1. from the Middle English byname or personal name Cobbe, Cobba, or its Old Norse cognate Kobbi, which are probably from an element meaning ‘lump’, used to denote a large man. 2. from a reduced form of Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ivan B Cobb in household of Louis Cobb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ivan B Cobb in household of Ores Brannon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ivan B Cobb in household of Louis G Cobb, "United States Census, 1910"

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