Henry Massingill1,2

b. 1 October 1758, d. 23 September 1837
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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
     Henry Massingill was the son of Henry Massingill and Mary Cobb.1 He married first Penelope Cobb, daughter of William Cobb and Barsheba Whitehead, at Womack's Fort on Holston River, Sullivan County, Tennessee.3 He married second Mary McCorkle from whom he was divorced.3 He married third Elizabeth Emmert on 4 August 1804.3 He died on 23 September 1837 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, at age 78.4
     Henry Massingill was a Revolutionary War soldier.3

Child of Henry Massingill


  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), 708.
  3. [S606] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, 709.
  4. [S606] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, 709, citing gravestone, Massengill Cemetery, Sullivan Co., Tenn.