Henry Alfred Cobb

13 June 1924–12 December 2007 (Age 83)
Coweta, Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Henry Alfred

When Henry Alfred Cobb was born on 13 June 1924, in Coweta, Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Henry Edgar Cobb, was 32 and his mother, Alpha Waters, was 30. He married Margaret L Hayes on 17 February 1946, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. He died on 12 December 2007, in Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Park Grove Cemetery, Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Alfred Cobb
Margaret L Hayes
Marriage: 17 February 1946

Spouse and Children

17 February 1946
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Alpha Waters




World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 17

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Alfred Cobb in household of Edgar Cobb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred Cobb in household of Edgar Cobb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Alfred Cobb, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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