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Shirley Marion (Cobb) Beckworth (1911 - 1991)

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Shirley Marion Beckworth formerly Cobb
Born in Michigan, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in California, United Statesmap
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Biography

Daughter of baseball player Ty Cobb and his wife Charlotte "Charlie" Lombard

Wife of Dixie Beckworth , born in Darien, Ga March 3, 1925. Shirley and Dixie had no children. Dixie died in Sept. 1965 at Lake Tahoe, NV of drowning. Shirley never remarried.

Shirley received a Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work with the Red Cross during WWII./

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJXH-FVG : accessed 17 December 2016), Shirley M Cobb in household of Tyrus R Cobb, Augusta Ward 6, Richmond, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 106, sheet 10B, line 76, family 252, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 276; FHL microfilm 1,820,276.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:3C89-Y3Z : accessed 17 December 2016), Shirley M Cobb in household of Tyrus R Cobb, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 36, sheet 9A, line 50, family 234, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 383; FHL microfilm 2,340,118.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9DK-KZ6 : accessed 17 December 2016), Shirley Cobb in household of Charlie Marion Cobb, Menlo Park, Judicial Township 3, San Mateo, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 41-51, sheet 5A, line 30, family 120, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 331.


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