Reubie Fowler Cobb1,2,3

ID# 1926, (1873 - 1933)
FatherJoshua Clark Cobb3,4,5 (7 Jul 1839 - 22 Dec 1895)
MotherManie Saunders3,4,6 (14 Feb 1852 - 26 Jan 1932)

Key Events:

Birth: Jul 1873, Kentucky7,8,9
Marriage: Richard Ruby, 29 Jan 193210,11
Death: 10 Oct 1933, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky3
Burial: 12 Oct 1933, West Kentucky Mausoleum3

Spouse: Richard Ruby ( - before 1933)
     No children

AncestryThe Linah Mims - Rebecca Davis Family
The Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Reubie Fowler Cobb was born in Jul 1873 in Kentucky.7,8,9 Reubie appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Locust St., Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, in the household of Reuben Saunders, her grandfather, with her parents, Joshua Clark Cobb and Manie Saunders.12
     For reasons she never disclosed, sometime in her mid-teen years Reubie decided she would never leave the house again, and demanded that the blinds be drawn continuously, and that no company be allowed. Her mother complied, and that remained the case until her mid-twenties, when company was again accepted. About this time her future husband began courting her, and she permitted him to take her for a weekly evening buggy ride.13
     She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Paducah, Kentucky in the household of her mother.6 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Paducah, Kentucky in the household of her mother.14 She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Paducah, Kentucky in the household of her mother.15 She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Paducah, Kentucky in the household of her mother.16
     Reubie and Richard Ruby finally married three days after the death of her mother, but both of them died the following year.13
     Reubie married Richard Ruby on 29 Jan 1932.10,11
     Reubie died on 10 Oct 1933 in Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, at age 60.3 She was buried on 12 Oct 1933 in the West Kentucky Mausoleum.3

Citations

  1. [S1950] Battle, Perrin and Kniffin, Kentucky - A History of the State, pg 291, shows name as Reubie Fowler Cobb.
  2. [S1043] Manie S. Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows name as Reubie F. Cobb.
  3. [S1312] Ruby Cobb Rudy, Certificate of Death.
  4. [S1950] Battle, Perrin and Kniffin, Kentucky - A History of the State, pg 291.
  5. [S1669] Reuben Saunders household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows Joshua as son-in-law and the child as granddaughter of Reuben, and both with surname Cobb.
  6. [S1043] Manie S. Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  7. [S1043] Manie S. Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows month, year, age 26, and state.
  8. [S1669] Reuben Saunders household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows age 6 and state.
  9. [S1044] Mamie S. Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows age 25 and state.
  10. [S3064] Lawson, Irvin S. Cobb, pg 19, shows they were married three days after the death of her mother.
  11. [S1312] Ruby Cobb Rudy, Certificate of Death, show her as his widow.
  12. [S1669] Reuben Saunders household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  13. [S3064] Lawson, Irvin S. Cobb, pg 19.
  14. [S1044] Mamie S. Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  15. [S1045] M. S. Cobb household, 1920 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S1046] Mamie S. Cobb household, 1930 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.