Pearl Elizabeth Cobb

Michigan, United States

The Life of Pearl Elizabeth

Pearl Elizabeth Cobb was born in September 1876, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of C Cobb and Elizabeth Laurence. She married Ambrose Minty Talmadge on 29 February 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Ambrose Minty Talmadge
Pearl Elizabeth Cobb
Marriage: 29 February 1896
Anna Marie Tallmadge
Ambrose Duffield Tallmadge
Robert Lawrence Tallmadge

Spouse and Children

29 February 1896


    Anna Marie Tallmadge


    Ambrose Duffield Tallmadge



Parents and Siblings

    C Cobb


    Elizabeth Laurence




World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 3

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Pearl E Tallmadge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Tallmadge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Talmadge in household of Ambrose Talmadge, "United States Census, 1920"

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