Lewis W. Cobble

2 July 1838–11 March 1911 (Age 72)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lewis W.

When Lewis W. Cobble was born on 2 July 1838, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Jacob Cobble, was 45 and his mother, Rebecca Margaret Etter, was 39. He married Sarah Elizabeth Sauls on 18 May 1861, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. He died on 11 March 1911, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.

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Lewis W. Cobble
Sarah Elizabeth Sauls
Marriage: 18 May 1861

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    Sarah Elizabeth Sauls


18 May 1861
Greene, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 8

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 24

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Coble .2 Americanized spelling of German Kobel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis Cobble in household of John Cobble, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lewis Cobble in household of John Cobble, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lewis W Cobble, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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