Rowland Cobb


The Daily Telegram., October 26, 1906
The Clarksburg Telegram., November 01, 1906

Image of Lumber being loaded on a train -- used to illustrate the business of Rowland Cobb

After a lingering illness Rowland Cobbs, one of the prominent lumberman of the State, died at his home 137 Terra Cotta street. Friday morning at 8:10 o’clock. Gall stones in the bladder was the cause of death.

Mr. Cobb was 63 years of age.

He is survived by a widow and three children, Mrs. Richard Scott, wife of the chief of police of Clarksburg; John Cobb, of Little Rock, Ark., and Joseph Cobb, of Paris, Ill.

For the past year Mr. Cobb made his home in this city and for the past twelve or fourteen years he was engaged in the lumber business in this state and did quite an extensive business.

He was a native of Pennsylvania, having been brought up at Tionesta. At the time of his death he was the president of the Krebs Lumber Company of this city.

Arrangements for the funeral will not be made until word is received from the two sons who are in the West, but it will likely take place Sunday.

Funeral of Mr. Cobb


The Daily Telegram., October 27, 1906

The funeral of Rowland Cobb, who died at his home Terra Cotta street Friday morning, will take place from the home Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. The burial will be in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery.

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