Robert Lee Coble

3 August 1899–16 June 1988 (Age 88)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Coble was born on 3 August 1899, in Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Wesley Coble, was 24 and his mother, Mary Hamilton, was 23. He married Woodie F Gover on 25 October 1921, in Richland, Baker, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sparta Election Precinct, Baker, Oregon, United States for about 20 years and Eagle Valley Election Precinct 1, Baker, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 16 June 1988, in Richland, Baker, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Richland, Baker, Oregon, United States.

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Robert Lee Coble
Woodie F Gover
Marriage: 25 October 1921
Aubrey D Coble
Vivian Lathell Coble
Robert F Coble

Spouse and Children

25 October 1921
Richland, Baker, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 12

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English cobel ‘rowboat’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such or possibly as a nickname for a sailor.2 Americanized spelling of German Kobel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Coble, "United States Census, 1940"
  • L Robert Coble, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Lee Cable in household of Charles W Cable, "United States Census, 1900"

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