Penelope Cobb1

b. circa 1761, d. 15 September 1810
Penelope Cobb|b. c 1761\nd. 15 Sep 1810|p4012.htm|William Cobb|b. c 1732\nd. b Apr 1803|p3998.htm|Barsheba Whitehead|||Benjamin Cobb|b. bt 1705 - 1712\nd. b 18 Jan 1809|p3994.htm||||||||||

2nd cousin 4 times removed of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
2nd cousin 6 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
     Penelope Cobb was born circa 1761.2 She was the daughter of William Cobb and Barsheba Whitehead.1 She married Henry Massingill, son of Henry Massingill and Mary Cobb, at Womack's Fort on Holston River, Sullivan County, Tennessee.3 She died on 15 September 1810 at age 49.3


  1. [S585] Benjamin C. Holtzclaw and Mrs. Myron J. Taylor, "Cobb of Isle of Wight County, Virginia," in Historical Southern Families, Mrs. John Bennett Boddie, editor. (Baltimore: Clearfield Co., 1968), 12: 183.
  2. [S606] John Frederick Dorman, comp. and ed., Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5, Fourth Edition, Vol. One, Families A-F (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), 709, citing gravestone, Massengill Cemetery, Sullivan Co., Tenn.
  3. [S606] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, 709.