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Kobey, Silas M., 1904-1991


Silas Kobey (b. April 16, 1904, Aspen, Colorado; m. Rosalie June Golin, December 28, 1941; d. December 29, 1991, Denver, Colorado) was the son of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey, and brother of Dorothy "Dokes" Kobey Berry. He was also a brother of Rebecca (Becky), Ruth Sara, Philip (Phil), and Leon (Lee) and Joseph Kobey, and a cousin of Nathan Kobey.

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Oral History Interview with Silas M. Kobey, 1983 July 26

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00113
Abstract Topics include how family came Russia to Manchester England to Central City to Apsen, Colorado. Started as peddlers. Kobey family of Aspen, Colorado, ran a store in Aspen. Very religious family. Mother died in 1920 and aunt died in 1921 so family moved in with uncle. Talks about school in Aspen. Moved to Denver in 1924 with his sister, brother already there. Mining and injury from it. Also worked in a Potato Chip factory.
Dates: 1983 July 26