Emily McCarroll Bobb
Mrs. Emily McCarroll Bobb
The Hopkinsville Kentuckian
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Saturday, November 29.1913
Mrs. Emily Bobb Succumbed to Infirmities of Old Age Friday Morning
Was in the 89th year of her Age
The Remains Will Arrive Here This Morning, Burial From Train
A telegram was received yesterday morning by Guy Starling stating that Mrs.
Emily Bobb passed away that morning at New Orleans, in the 89th year of her
age. The remains will arrive here this morning at 9:53 over the L.&N. The
interment will take place from the train.
The deceased was the widow of the late William Bobb, to whom she was married
in this city shortly before the beginning of the civil war. Not many years
after their marriage Mr. Bobb moved to New Orleans and engaged in making
brick, by which he realized a fortune of about a million dollars. Two sons
and three daughters blessed their union, namely: Charles and John, both dead:
Mrs. Albert Kelly, Mrs. Jessie Bain, and Miss Emily Bobb, whose homes are now
in New Orleans. Mrs. Bobb is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Graeme Campbell
and Mrs. Annie L. Starling and one brother, Mr. Robert McCarroll, of this
city, and Mrs. John McGowan, of Louisville.
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