Mary Stockford

Eleanore Cobe's mother was Mary Stockford.  As with Rosetta Johnson, we knew her by several surnames, Pohlman, Stockford, and of course Cobe.  We also knew she had a sister, Hattie, who lived with them in Ohio and also followed Emmett Cobe to Harbor Springs, Michigan.  Much of what we knew about Mary and Hattie was … Continue reading Mary Stockford

Eleanor Cobe

Eleanor Cobe was my Great-grandmother.  She wrote an autobiography in her youth that provided us with an excellent starting point. Eleanor Margarette Cobe was born on 10 September 1895 in Ohio.  In her autobiography she identified Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio as her birth place.  Her birth records, however, were found in Paulding County, Ohio - … Continue reading Eleanor Cobe