Emily Cobbley

21 February 1850–26 October 1875 (Age 25)
Winwick, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emily

When Emily Cobbley was born on 21 February 1850, in Winwick, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Cobbley, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Smith, was 28. She married Amasa Cobbley Lyman Mecham Sr. on 25 December 1866, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tredyffrin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 26 October 1875, in Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amasa Cobbley Lyman Mecham Sr.
Emily Cobbley
Marriage: 25 December 1866
Edward C Mecham
Amasa Lyman ll Mecham
Sarah Irene Mecham
Eugene Mecham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1866Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 13
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English cobeler(e) ‘cobbler, shoe repairer’.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Emily Cobley in household of Thomas Cobley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emiley Cobbley in entry for Edward Cobbley Mecham and Valborg Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Emily Cobley in entry for Irene Mecham Crismon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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