Samuel Ellis Cockrell

Male15 November 1896–11 February 1953

Brief Life History of Samuel Ellis

When Samuel Ellis Cockrell was born on 15 November 1896, in Arkansas, United States, his father, George Franklin Cockrell, was 37 and his mother, Mattae Teresa Childers, was 20. He married Mattie Mae Aaron on 29 November 1929, in McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1949 and Buttonwillow, Kern, California, United States in 1950. He died on 11 February 1953, in Taft, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in West Side District Cemetery, Taft, Kern, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ellis Cockrell
Mattie Mae Aaron
Marriage: 29 November 1929
May Jane Cockerell
Lewis Bryan Cockerell

Sources (11)

  • Sam Cockrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Ellis Cockrell, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Sam Cockrell, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1929McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 11

    Oklahoma is the 46th state.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 16

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English cokerel ‘young cock’ (see Cocke ).

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

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