Nancy Cockerham

about 1775–January 1845 (Age 70)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Cockerham was born about 1775, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John Cockerham Sr., was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Bramley, was 27. 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 70.

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Family Time Line

Westley B. Tarver
1770–1809
Nancy Cockerham
1775–1845
Marriage:
John Cockerham Tarver
1790–
Thomas Tarver
1809–1862
John Tarver
1809–
Elijah L. Tarver
1793–
Ira B. Tarver
1797–
Bramley Tarver
1799–1852
Elizabeth Tarver
1800–1845
James Tarver
1803–
Phoebe Tarver
1808–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
Barnwell, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    John Cockerham Tarver

    Male1790–Male

    Elijah L. Tarver

    Male1793–Male

    Ira B. Tarver

    Male1797–Male

    Female1799–1852Female

    Female1800–1845Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

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: 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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