Sarah Lagrand Bynum


Personal and Family Information

Sarah was born on 3 May 1876 in DeSoto County, Mississippi, the daughter of William Joseph Bynum and Katharine Anne Walker.

She died on 11 Sep 1973 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Bayless Earl Cobb, who she married in ABT 1910 in Potter County, Texas. Their two known children were Katherine Bynum (1912-1999) and Bayless Earl (1914-2002).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Sarah Lagrand Bynum


William Joseph Bynum


Katharine Anne Walker


Joel Walker


Allen Walker


Esther McCrory


Mary Motheral


John Motheral


Jane Currie



Birth3 MAY 1876
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Death11 SEP 1973
Place: Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
Census9 JUN 1880
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Age: 4
Address: Horn Lake Box, line 41 Bynum, WJ, wm age 53, married, farmer, born Va, f&m Va __ KA wf age 42 wife married, keeping house born Tenn, f NC, m Tenn __ MM wf age 16 daughter single, born Miss, f Va m Tenn __W J jr wm age 18, son single farming born MIss “” “” __ WW wm age 13 son, singlle farming born MIss ‘’ ‘’ __ B C D, wm age 10 , son single farming born MIss “ “ __ Sallie wf age 4 ,daughter , born MIss “ “
Census18 JUN 1900
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Address: dwelling 228 family 231 Bynum, William J , head wm , born Aug 1826, age 73, married 41 yrs born Virginia, f&mVirginia, farmer Bynum, Kathierine, wife, wf born Mar 1839, age 61 married 41 yrs, mother of 7, 4 living, born Tenn, f North Caroline, m Tenn __ Sallie L, daughter wf born May 1876 age 24 single, born Mississippi, f Virginia, m Tennessee
Census28 APR 1910
Place: Potter County, Texas
Age: 33
Address: Amarillo City 1010 Taylor street, dwelling 308 family 362 Smith, James Lowry, head mw age 50, married 24 yrs born Texas, f Miss, m N Carolina, President of Bank __ Marie B, wife fw age 45, married 24 yrs, mother 0, born Miss, f Virginia, f Tenn __ Bynum, Katharine, mother in law, fw age 71, widow, mother of 7, 4 living, born Tenn, f North Carolina, M Tenn Cobb, Earl, brother in law, mw age 34 married 0, born Ark, f Virginia, m Kentucky __ Sarah A, sister in law, fw age 30 , m 0, mother 0, born MIss, f Virginia, m Tenn
Place: Potter County, Texas
Census7 APR 1930
Place: Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
Age: 53
Address: 103 North 17th St, dwelling 144, family 163 Cobb, Earl, head rents home $45, with radion mw age 53 married 32 yrs, born Ark, f Miss, m Ark, operator of Coal mine __ Sarah B, wife head fw age 52, married 31 yrs born Miss, f Virginia, m Tenn __ Kathrine B, daughter fw age 17 single born Texas, f Ark m Miss __ Earl Jr, son mw age 15 single , born Texas, f Ark, m Miss
Place: Sebastian County, Arkansas
BurialSEP 1973
Place: Sebastian County, Arkansas
Address: Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith findagrave 50949331 Stone reads: Sarah Bynum Bobb, Wife of Earl Cobb, Daughter of William Joseph and Katherine Anne Walker Bynum. Born Hernando, MISS May 3, 1876 Died Fort Smith, ARK September 11, 1973 links to husband and two children
BurialSEP 1973
Place: Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
Age: 88
Address: Forest Park Cemetery findagrave 50949331 with husband, links to , children, siblings, and parents


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Note 1

Bayless Earl Cobb III, 87, of Fort Smith died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, in Fort Smith.

He was born Dec. 21, 1914, in Amarillo, Texas to Bayless Earl Cobb,ll and Sarah Bynum Cobb.

He graduated from Fort Smith High School in 1931, attended Virginia Military Institute and the University of Texas in Austin graduating with a degree in business administration in 1935, was an overseas agent for Lykes Brothers Steamship Line in China, Japan and the Philippines, owned and operated Southwestern Coal Company, Crown Construction Company and Cobb Properties, a land developer, a member of Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce, served on the board of directors of First National Bank, Sparks Memorial Hospital, Rosalee Tilles Home, Fort Smith Art Center, president of the Fort Smith Public Library and Hardscrabble Country Club.

Memorial service was 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Episcopal Church with private burial at Forest Park Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Fentress Mortuary of Fort Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Madge; four sons, Bayless E. Cobb IV of San Diego, Alexander B.T. Cobb of Los Angeles, James L.S. Cobb of Raleigh, N.C., and Matthew B. Cobb of Fort Smith; and eight grandchildren.

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