Nancy Cockerham

Femaleabout 1775–January 1845

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Cockerham was born about 1775, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John Cockerham Sr., was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Brambley, was 28. She married Westley B. Tarver in Barnwell, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died in January 1845, in Amite, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 71.

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Westley B. Tarver
Nancy Cockerham
Elijah L. Tarver
Thomas Tarver
John Tarver
Ira B. Tarver
Bramley Tarver
Elizabeth Tarver Issacks
James Tarver
Phoebe Tarver
John Cockerham Tarver

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  • Marriage
    Barnwell, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

    Age 1

    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 19

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Cocker, from the Cocker river (a Celtic name apparently derived from an element kukro ‘winding’) + Old English hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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