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Edith Harriet "Edie" Cobb Allen
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1886
Newton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1991
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Edith lived to age 105.

Edith met Henry Earle Myers while he was attending MIT in Boston. They were married on Oct. 3, 1910 in Newton Highlands, Mass.

Henry and Edith had three children:

Robert Cobb Myers, born 1911, died 1956.
John Alden Myers, born 1914, died 2000.
Priscilla Myers, born 1914, died 2007.
John & Priscilla were twins.

In 1917, Henry Earle Myers was hospitalized with duodenal ulcers. Medical care and technology were not nearly as advanced as they are now, and following exploratory surgery he developed a fatal abdominal infection. His last words to his wife Edith were: "Who turned out the lights?". He was dead at 31, leaving a widow with three young children.

In 1947, Edith remarried to Charles "Torrey" Allen, a widower living in an apartment at 2 Avon St. in Cambridge, Mass. Torrey died in 1977, and Edith continued to live at that same address until her death in 1991.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Darius Cobb (1834 - 1919)
  Laura Marie Lillie Cobb (1846 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Earle Myers (1886 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Robert Cobb Myers (1911 - 1956)*
  John Alden Myers (1914 - 2000)*
  Priscilla Myers Rollin (1914 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frederick Walter Cobb (1870 - 1958)*
  Marion Cobb (1879 - 1880)*
  Stanwood Cobb (1881 - 1982)*
  Percival Bartlett Cobb (1883 - 1955)*
  Edith Harriet Cobb Allen (1886 - 1991)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery and Crematory
Everett
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Green Bank Ave. in grave #82
 
Created by: Stanwood
Record added: Jul 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39539449
Edith Harriet Edie <i>Cobb</i> Allen
Added by: Stanwood
 
Edith Harriet Edie <i>Cobb</i> Allen
Added by: Stanwood
 
Edith Harriet Edie <i>Cobb</i> Allen
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You were the best Grammy in the whole world to me and my family. I hope we can someday meet again in Heaven.
- Stan
 Added: Sep. 10, 2010
 
 
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