Jocella Dutton

Female13 November 1864–17 September 1951

Brief Life History of Jocella

When Jocella Dutton was born on 13 November 1864, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Dutton, was 26 and her mother, Octavia Ayres, was 19. She married Charles Green Cook on 27 April 1884, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 10, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 5, Williamson, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 17 September 1951, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Charles Green Cook
Jocella Dutton
Marriage: 27 April 1884
Alonzo Cook
James Monroe Cook
Lola Cook
Bessie Cook
Beatrice Cook

Sources (23)

  • Ella D Cook in household of Charles H King, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J E Dutton, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Ella Cook, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1884Robertson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · Sultana Tragedy

    Age 1

    In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 26

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cheshire, Lancashire, and Staffordshire): habitational name from either Dutton in Cheshire or Dutton in Lancashire. The first is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’; the second from the Old English personal name Dudd(a) (see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.

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

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