Mary Elizabeth Cobb

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Mary Elizabeth Cobb (Corn)

Birthplace: Henderson, NC, USA
Death: Died in Keavy, Laurel, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Keavy, Laurel, KY, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mathew Dewitt Corn and Nancy Stepp Corn
Wife of James Cobb
Mother of . Cobb
Sister of John J. Corn; Rachel Jane Corn; Silas Pinkney Corn; William A. Corn; Mathew James Corn and 1 other
Half sister of Thomas E. Corn; King Washington Corn; Sarah H. Corn; Nancy A. Corn; Rebecky D. Corn and 5 others

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About Mary Elizabeth Cobb

She was known as "Aunt Sis Cobb. She was called "Sis by her 1/2 brother King Washington and "Aunt" by King Washington's children. She was the oldest of 6 kids when her mother Nancy died. Her father married Catherine Fletcher and moved the famly to Kentucky. At her wedding to James Cobb, the story is told that the minister said,

        "I've always known of  removing Corn from the Cobb, but this is the first time i've ever joined Corn to a Cobb.'' 

This story got many laughs everytime Bessie (Corn) Reynolds - daughter of King Washington Corn - told this story. As remembered by Bessie's granddaughter, Linda

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Mary Elizabeth Cobb's Timeline

July 10, 1855
Henderson, NC, USA
November 20, 1872
Age 17
London, Laurel, KY
September 8, 1915
Age 60
Keavy, Laurel, Kentucky, United States
Keavy, Laurel, KY, USA