Historical records matching Mary Elizabeth Cobb
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