Cobie Charles Hoback (1889 - 1980)

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Cobie Hoback
1889 - 1980
March 4, 1889
Ginseng, in Larue County, Kentucky United States
June 17, 1980
Veterans Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky United States
Last Known Residence
Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana 47130
Cobie Charles Hoback was born on March 4, 1889 at Ginseng, , Kentucky United States. He died on June 17, 1980 at Veterans Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky United States at age 91. We know that Cobie Charles Hoback had been residing in Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana 47130.
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Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana 47130
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Cobie Hoback was born on at Ginseng, in Larue County, Kentucky United States
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Cardiorespiratory Arrest, Pneumonia
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June 19, 1980
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C. Johnson commented on Feb 27, 2014
Charlestown Cemetery - Indiana Hoback, Cobie – March 4, 1889 – June 17, 1980 Hoback, Elmer W. – June 18, 1912 – March 27, 1967 Son of Cobie Charles Hoback
C. Johnson commented on Feb 27, 2014
COBIE HOBACK ANCESTRY First Generation Johann "Michael" Hoppach (Americanized to John "Michael" Hoback), b 1709 Alesac, France, d Blue Ridge Mountains and Anna Martha Hoback (d before 1781) Second Generation Johannes Valentine Hoppach (Americanized to John Valentine "Felty" "Felt" Hoback) (Trapper John) b 1745 Hessen County, Germany, d January 5,1814 Wyoming and Elizabeth Van Benschoten Hoback (b abt 1745 Duchess County, N.Y. - d 1799 Hardin County, Kentucky) (Johannes Valentine Hoppach / John Valentine "Felty" "Felt" Hoback moved from Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia to Hardin County, Kentucky in 1700’s) (Johannes / John left Hardin County, Kentucky in 1800) (Family reported John dead in 1909 after 7 + years missing) Third Generation Michael Hoback d winter 1840-41, m 11-14-1792 Nelson County, Kentucky and Margaret Elizabeth Howell Hoback (b abt 1776 Virginia - d October 1850 Larue County, Kentucky) Fourth Generation Valentine "Felty" Hoback, b 1798 Hardin County, Kentucky, d Between June 1859 and May 1863, m 9-28-1820 Hardin County, Kentucky and Nancy Ann Clark Hoback (b 1805 Breckenridge, Kentucky - d after February 1865 Hardin County, Kentucky) Fifth Generation James Anthony Hoback, born September 26, 1833 Hardin County, Kentucky, died June 28, 1911 Larue County, Kentucky, married March 21, 1888 Nelson County, Kentucky to Nancy Elizabeth Brewer, born August 27, 1860, died December 3, 1936 Larue County, Kentucky, buried Level Wood Cemetery. Sixth Generation Cobie Charles Hoback, born March 4, 1889 Larue County, Kentucky, died June 17, 1980 Louisville, Kentucky, married Jean Adeline Fairleigh, born March 17, 1910 Colorado, died November 9, 1988 Arapahoe County, Colorado, married September 9, 1929 on the Shamrock Dairy / Shamrock Ranch, Littleton, Colorado Americanized form of German HOBAUGH / HOPPACH NAME MEANING HOBACK / HOBACH Levelwoods Methodist Cemetery, LaRue County, Kentucky From Hodgenville the county seat; take Hwy. 210 southeast about 15 miles toward Campbellsville, then at Badger or Sandy Y turn left of Hwy. 462 and go 4 miles to Attilla; then turn left on the Levelwoods road and go just over 3 miles and the church is on the left (Howardstown map, Section 23-M-48 Carter coordinates) The cemetery, as well as the church, is located in the eastern end of the county south of the Rolling Fork River. Hoback, James Anthony – (Co. C 10th Ky. Inf.) 26 Sept. 1833 – 28 June 1911 (Union Army) Hoback, Nancy Elizabeth – 27 Aug. 1860 – 3 Dec. 1936
C. Johnson commented on Feb 28, 2014
Edna Pearl Hoback Wade Jones, born July 1, 1908, died May 10, 1996, buried Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana; husband Ralph Augustus Jones (1911 – 1987); daughter of Cobie Charles Hoback
C. Johnson commented on Mar 01, 2014
Lillie Hoback Bryson Carmichael, born June 4, 1915 in Kentucky, died March 1972 (age 57), daughter of Cobie Charles Hoback.
C. Johnson commented on Mar 01, 2014
Cobie Charles Hoback, age 17, married July 27, 1906 in New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana to 1) Rosetta “Rosa” “Rosie” Morris Pierce, age 24, born October 8, 1882 in Larue County, Kentucky, to John Morris and Lucy Stillwell. Rosa Morris, age 18, married 1) David G. Pierce, age 33, on May 22, 1902 in Hodgenville, Larue County, Kentucky. Cobie Charles Hoback married 2) Elizabeth Hoffman January 6, 1918 in Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado. Elizabeth Hoffman, born February 18, 1900, died December 23, 1918 of influenza, buried Christmas day in Riverside Cemetery, Fort Morgan, Colorado.
C. Johnson commented on Mar 20, 2014
Cobie Vance Hoback Johnson, son of Cobie Charles Hoback and Jean Fairleigh, born October 13, 1932 in Denver, Colorado, died March 7, 2014 in Fort Russell Township, Madison County, Illinois; buried Upper Alton Cemetery.
C. Johnson commented on Mar 29, 2014
Cobie Hoback VS Jean Fairleigh Hoback Divorce Decree No. 22, 049 September 1943 State of Indiana, County of Clark Civil Order Book No. 122, Page 422

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EVENING NEWS JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA June 18, 1980 Cobie Hoback Services Set Funeral services for Cobie Hoback, 91, of 29 Center Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Scott Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. He died Tuesday June 17, 1980 in Veterans Administration Medical Center, Louisville, Kentucky. He was born March 4, 1889 in Ginseng, Larue County, Kentucky, a son of the late James A. Hoback and Nancy E. (Brewer) Hoback. Mr. Hoback, was a retired marine engineer and a veteran of World War I. Survivors include two daughters, Edna Pearl Hoback Wade Jones, Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Mrs. Alberta Long of Johnstown, Pa; a son, Vance Hoback Johnson, Bethalto, Illinois; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; including: granddaughter, Erma Wade Forsee, Clarksville, Indiana, Catherine, Kimberly, Beth and Kristine Johnson, Bethalto, Illinois. Visitation at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today.

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In 1889, in the year that Cobie Charles Hoback was born, on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1905, Cobie was 16 years old when the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1922, Cobie was 33 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1973, when he was 84 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1980, in the year of Cobie Charles Hoback's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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