Rob's Genealogy

Featuring the Cobb-Reyes-Bauer-Woodson families and their relations.

Person Page 980

Martha Harriet Cobb1,2,3,4

born 15 July 1925, died 7 December 1946

Facts and Notes

  • Burial: In Fayette City Cemetery, Fayette, Fayette County, Alabama, USAB5
  • Birth: 15 July 1925; Alabama, USAB5,6,2,3
  • Residence: 1930; Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USAB; Age: 4; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter2
  • Residence: 1935; Fayette, Fayette, Alabama, USAB3
  • Residence: 1 April 1940; Fayette, Fayette, Alabama, USAB; Age: 14; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter3
  • Death: 7 December 1946; Winecoff Hotel, Atlanta, De Kalb County, Georgia, USAB; According to Martha Cobb, she died in the infamous Winecoff Hotel fire and either jumped or fell from the 15th floor. Her brother Rowland had to identify the body.1,5

Citations

  1. [S281] Martha Cobb, Family Interview, Interviewer: Robert R. Reyes, Informant Address: Alabama, 14-16 May 2013
  2. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Douglas, Coffee, Georgia; Roll: 348; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0003; Image: 49.0; FHL microfilm: 2340083, Record for Roland C Cobb
  3. [S390] Ancestry.com, 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fayette, Fayette, Alabama; Roll: T627_32; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 29-1, Record for Annie Lucile Cobb
  4. I had shown "Peggy" as her name, but I am not sure of the source of that information.
  5. [S362] Find a Grave memorial, Find A Grave, Martha Harriett "Peggy" Cobb memorial page, number 27131599, created by Sharon Rhoades, 27 May 2009; citing gravestone in Fayette City Cemetery, Fayette, Fayette County, Alabama, USA. (https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cobb&GSiman=1&GScid=22769&GRid=27131599&: accessed 13 March 2017).
  6. [S281] Martha Cobb, Family Interview, Interviewer: Robert R. Reyes, Informant Address: Alabama