Kenneth Loyal Cobb

1898–1969 (Age 71)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Kenneth Loyal

When Kenneth Loyal Cobb was born in 1898, in New York, United States, his father, Stephen Stillman Cobb, was 31 and his mother, Margarite Lorena Gooding, was 32. He married Augusta Lillian Kraus on 18 February 1917, in Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States in 1920 and Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States in 1930. He died in 1969, at the age of 71, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Kenneth Loyal Cobb
Augusta Lillian Kraus
Marriage: 18 February 1917
Kenneth Cobb

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  • Marriage
    18 February 1917Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 0
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine
    Age 0
    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
    Age 19
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (Angus): 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.Irish: shortened form of McCobb , a patronymic from the personal name Hob, an English pet form of Robert .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Kenneth L Cobb, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Kenneth Cobb in entry for Kenneth Cobb and Edith Williamson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Kenneth Cobb in household of Stephen Cobb, "New York State Census, 1905"

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