Samuel Ellis Cockrell

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 22. He married Ms. Blanche Irene Brown on 20 November 1924, in Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States. 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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Samuel Ellis Cockrell
Mattie Mae Aaron
Marriage: 29 November 1929
May Jane Cockerell
Lewis Bryan Cockerell

Sources (14)

  • Samuel Cockel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sam Cockrell, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Samuel Ellis Cockrell, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.


Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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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