Cobbs Cemetery

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Cobbs Cemetery

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Enon, Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Cobbs was the Bolling family homeplace. During the Civil War the all the markers in the family burying ground were destroyed except for Elizabeth Biscoe's. There is a large memorial stone in the center of the graveyard. Its inscription reads:

Around this stone lie the remains of Col. Jno. Bolling of Cobbs, Great-Grand-Son of ROLFE AND POCAHONTAS b. 1676 d. 1729. He was prominent in his day. Represented his county (Chesterfield) in House of Burgesses, and was long "Lieutenant" an office of great dignity and importance. Being the only great-grandchild of Pocahontas, he is the ancestor of all who derive their lineage from her. Also lie here unmarked, the remains of a large number of her descendants whose tombs save one, that of Elizabeth, eldest grand-daughter, were destroyed during the occupancy of Cobbs by the Federal Troops in 1864. Among those buried here were WILLIAM ROBERTSON, 1750-1829, member of Council fo State. His wife ELIZABETH BOLLING, and their youngest son, WYNDHAM ROBERTSON, 1803-1888 sometime governor of Virginia and by whose direction this monument is erected.

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  • Added: 14 Feb 2010
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