John Kobel

Male17 September 1852–21 April 1937

Brief Life History of John

When John Kobel was born on 17 September 1852, in Hocking, Ohio, United States, his father, Abraham Coble, was 35 and his mother, Catharine Spoon, was 34. He married Clarissa Alice Jacobs on 2 March 1886, in Carroll, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Democrat Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. He died on 21 April 1937, in Carroll, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rossville, Ross Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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John Kobel
Clarissa Alice Jacobs
Marriage: 2 March 1886
Jesse Chalmer Koble
John W. Koble
Bertha Luella Kobel
Harry Winiford Kobel
James Edward Koble
Gurgia W Linch

Sources (18)

  • Jonothan Kobel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Koble, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John Koble, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1886Carroll, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 8

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning


    topographic name from Middle High German kobel ‘rock, gorge’.

    habitational name from any of several places in eastern Germany (mainly in Silesia), e.g. Kobel, Kobeln, Koblau, which are named from Slavic kobyla ‘mare’.

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

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