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William Frederick Cobb

William Frederick Cobb

Male 1905 - 1964  (59 years)

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  • Name William Frederick Cobb 
    Born 3 May 1905  Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Oct 1964 
    Age 59 years 
    Person ID I34562  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors John William Cobb,   b. 3 Nov 1876, Pineville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1946  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Rena Margaret Riley,   b. 4 Jul 1903,   d. 21 Sep 1997  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1928  Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F15150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Frederick Cobb - May 1, 1905 - October 2, 1964. Son of John William and Mary M. Tillapaugh Cobb. Husband of Rena Margaret Riley Cobb. Married August 18, 1928.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, October 8, 1964 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Last Rites for W. F. Cobb of Richland - Last rites for William F. Cobb, 59, of the Ridge Road, Richland, were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Foster Funeral Home. The Rev. Nelson Reppert, pastor of the Richland Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in Richland Cemetery. Mr. Cobb died Friday at his home following a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rena Riley Cobb, a teacher in the Richland branch of the Pulaski Central School system; two brothers, Warren of Central Square, and Walter of Lacona, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Cobb was born May 1, 1905, at Richland, a son of John and Mary Tillapaugh Cobb. He attended the district school on the Ridge Road and graduated from the Michigan State Auto School at Detroit, Michigan. Prior to his marriage he was employed as a mechanic in the service department of the Franklin Chevrolet, Inc., in Pulaski. He was married to Miss Rena Margaret Riley of Richland on August 18, 1929, in a ceremony at the Richland Methodist Church by the late Rev. Charles Shumway. After their marriage the couple lived at Pulaski for a short time, later moving to their home on the Ridge Road. He was a retired self-employed contractor and fanner. He was a member of the Richland Methodist Church, a 25-year member of Pulaski Lodge 648, I.O.O.F., the Farm Bureau, president of the Richland Cemetery Association, a member of the National Rifle Association and the Pulaski Rod and Gun Club.