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Person Page 104

Richard Sicard Cobb1,2,3

born 12 March 1922, died 3 September 2009
Photo of Richard Sicard Cobb taken about 1995. (Photo:

Family: Marianna Woodson (born 6 March 1924, died 15 January 2004)

Facts and Notes

  • Name:4
  • Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USAB1
  • Birth: About 1922; Alabama, USAB4
  • Birth: 12 March 1922; Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama, USAB; Delivered by his uncle.5,1,2
  • Residence: 1930; Precinct 20, Shelby County, Alabama, USAB; Age: 8; Age: 8 4/12; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son4
  • Marriage: 8 March 1952; Marianna Woodson; Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi, USAB5
  • Death: 3 September 2009; Arlington County, Virginia, USAB; Dick Cobb awoke in the morning of 3 September complaining of chest pains. He took nitroglycerin to alleviate the pain. His daughter Sandra Tyson, who had spent the night at his house, asked if he wanted her to call 911. He replied "no." About ten minutes later he told Sandy that she should call 911; the ambulance arrived shortly thereafter.

    He died at about 8 AM in the ambulance when it picked him up from his home. Efforts to ressucitate him in the ambulance and at Arlington Hospital were unsuccessful.1,2,3
  • Note: Delivered by uncle


  1. [S519], U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Record for Richard Sicard Cobb
  2. [S404], U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951, Record for Richard S. Cobb
  3. [S614], Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014, Virginia, Deaths, 1912–2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia., Record for Richard Sicard Cobb
  4. [S375], 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls., Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 20, Shelby, Alabama; Roll: 48; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0029; Image: 1099.0; FHL microfilm: 2339783, Record for Richard C Cobb
  5. [S616] Reyes, Mary Jane Cobb, Firsthand knowledge, Reyes, Mary Jane Cobb, Lorton, Virginia. Firsthand knowledge., Mary Jane Cobb Reyes is the daughter of Marianna Woodson Cobb