John William Cobb

Male 1876 - 1946  (69 years)


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  • Name John William Cobb 
    Born 3 Nov 1876  Pineville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Feb 1946 
    Age 69 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William Cobb,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Abt 1865  (Age ~ 105 years)  (Great Grandfather) 
    Sarah Rathbone,   b. 27 Mar 1728, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1775, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  (4 x Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I22756  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors William Berlin Cobb,   b. 16 Aug 1840, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1926, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Emma Ruth Bentley,   b. 16 Sep 1845, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1907, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Oct 1869 
    Family ID F6690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Mary M. Tillapaugh,   b. 2 Sep 1881, South Albion, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1948  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. William Frederick Cobb,   b. 3 May 1905, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1964  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
    Rena Margaret Riley  m. 19 Aug 1928
     2. Warren David Cobb
    Married: 1x3. Walter Steverson Cobb,   b. 5 Sep 1917, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 2017  (Age 99 years)  [natural]
    Esther Arlene Richardson  m. 16 Apr 1939
    Married: 1x4. John Winfield Cobb,   b. 7 Apr 1902,   d. 19 Feb 1951  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F15148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John William Cobb - November 3, 1876 - February 19, 1946. Son of William Berlin and Emma Ruth Bentley Cobb. Husband of Mary M. Tillapaugh Cobb. Married January 9, 1901.

      Newspaper Obituary - February 21, 1946 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - John Cobb Dies In Watertown Hospital - Services for John Cobb. South Ridge Road farmer, who died Tuesday evening at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Watertown will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the home and in the Richland Methodist Church at 2 p.m., Rev. Donald Cobb officiating. Burial will be in Richland in the spring. Mr. Cobb had been in poor health several months, but was confined to bed less than a week. Born in Pineville November 3, 1876, the son of William and Emma Bentley Cobb, he moved to the Ridge Road with his family as a child, and in 1925 bought his home from the Jamerson estate. On January 9, 1901 he married Miss Mary Tillapaugh, daughter of Frederick and Mary Tillapaugh, town of Albion. A progressive farmer, he devoted his last few years to truck gardening, in addition to maintaining a large dairy farm. He as active in community affairs and was trustee of his school district many years. He was a member of the Sandy Creek grange and belonged to the Richland chapter, IOOF, 45 years. He was also affiliated with the Richland Rebekah lodge. Surviving besides his wife are four sons, Winfield of Belleville, William and Walter of Lacona and Warren Cobb of Central Square; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Foster Thomas of Orwell.