Alfred William Cobleigh

7 January 1873–22 January 1950 (Age 77)
Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alfred William

When Alfred William Cobleigh was born on 7 January 1873, in Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ephraim Cobleigh, was 41 and his mother, Harriet Elvira Whitney, was 35. He married Effie M Withington on 9 January 1900, in Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Boxboro, Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He died on 22 January 1950, in Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred William Cobleigh
1873–1950
Effie M Withington
1883–1974
Marriage: 9 January 1900
Francis E. Cobleigh
1900–1900
William Lewis Cobleigh
1901–1978
Raymond Earl Cobleigh
1906–1989
Ethel May Cobleigh
1910–1994
Alfred Whitney Cobleigh
1918–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 January 1900
Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Ephraim Cobleigh

    Male1831–1914Male

    Harriet Elvira Whitney

    Female1837–1920Female

siblings

(9)

    Fred Aretus Cobleigh

    Male1862–1892Male

    Charles Howard Cobleigh

    Male1863–1936Male

    Nelson Augustus Cobleigh

    Male1865–1940Male

    Melvin Ephraim Cobleigh

    Male1867–Male

    Female1869–1961Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Devon called Cobley, from the Old English personal name Cobba ( see Cobb 1) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred W Cobleigh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alfred W Cobleigh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alfred W Cobleigh, "United States Census, 1930"

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