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William Hershel Cobb
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1863
Murphy
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1905
Royston
Franklin County
Georgia, USA

Professor,Murder Victim and Father of Baseball Legend Ty Cobb. On the morning of August 9,1905 William Cobb was shot twice with a shotgun by his wife Amanda Cobb. The killing was ruled an accident but rumor's have it that it was her lover that shot and killed William Cobb. 
 
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 Children:
  Ty Cobb (1886 - 1961)*
  Florence Leslie Cobb (1892 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Royston
Franklin County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Cobb Family Crypt
 
Created by: mike k
Record added: Jan 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10280491
William Hershel Cobb
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William Hershel Cobb
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William Hershel Cobb
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-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014

- Lora Cobb
 Added: Oct. 24, 2010
On the anniversary of your death so long ago, wishing you eternal happiness.
- Deonne Porche Reese
 Added: Aug. 5, 2009
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