Biographical Sketch of Gilbert Benson Cobb

Cobb, Gilbert Benson (See Grant)— Alexander Clingan, son of Joseph Benson and Evelyn (Clingan) Cobb, was born September, 15, 1864. Married at Carthage, Illinois, August 23, 1887, Lucy Van Zile, born January 10, 1863, in Ripley County, Indiana. She died March 31, 1893, and Mr. Cobb married June 29, 1898, Lillie May Pharr, born December 7, 1867, in Lincoln County, Missouri.

Mr. Cobb is the father of: Gilbert Benson, born June 11, 1889 at Carthage, Illinois, educated at Wagoner.

Married at Wagoner, December, 1910, Annette, daughter of Alfred and Adilee Sullivan, born Oct­ober 20, 1874, in Wayne County, Missouri.

They are the parents of Mary Evaline, born December 5, 1911; Naomi, born January 5, 1913; Alfred Alexander, born February 24, 1914; Joseph Benson, born November 14, 1915; Sylvester Van Zile, born December 22, 1917, and John Sullivan, born October 11, 1919; Isabel .1. B., born September 28, 1921; Mary Isabel, born August 12, 1891, at Wagoner, graduated from Wagoner High School in 1910, and Oklahoma Agricultural College in 1913. Married at Wagoner June, 1914, Loyal Frederick. They are the parents of Ellen Isabel, born January 30, 1915; Kenyon Thomas, born January 3, 1917; Loyal Cobb, born April 23, 1919, and Martha Marie Payne, born May 7, 1920; William Alexander, born July 10, 1899. Married June 28, 1919, Marie G. daughter of Albert W. and Mary Brown. They are the parents of William Alexander Cobb, born June 14, 1920; Irene, born November 21, 1901; Harry Franklin, born October 13, 1902; Kedzie Pharr, born April 22, 1904 and MaZelle Cobb, born February 21, 1908.



Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921

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