Susanah Cockrum

about 1743–
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Susanah

Susanah Cockrum was born about 1743, in New Jersey, United States. She had at least 2 sons with Aaron van Garden.

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Family Time Line

Aaron van Garden
1743–
Susanah Cockrum
1743–
Benjaman Van Gordon
1779–
James Van Gorder
1780–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Benjaman Van Gordon

    Male1779–Male

    James Van Gorder

    Male1780–Male

World Events (6)

1775

Age 32

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1804

Age 61

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of English Cockerham , or an altered spelling of Scottish Cochran .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Susanah Cockrum in entry for James Van Gordon, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Susanah Cockrum in entry for Beniaman Van Gordon, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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