Samuel Ellis Cockrell

15 November 1896–11 February 1953 (Age 56)
Arkansas, United States

The Life 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 May Aaron on 28 November 1929. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Canadian, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Judicial Township 17, Kern, California, United States in 1940. He died on 11 February 1953, in Taft, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Westside District Cemetery, Taft, Kern, California, United States.

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Samuel Ellis Cockrell
Mattie May Aaron
Marriage: 28 November 1929
May Jane Cockerell
Lewis Bryan Cockerell

Spouse and Children

28 November 1929


    May Jane Cockerell


    Lewis Bryan Cockerell


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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: from a diminutive of Middle English cok in the sense ‘rooster’ ( see Cocke ). This name has also absorbed some cases of the French cognates Coquerille and Coqueral.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam Cockrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Cockrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam Cockrell in household of George A Cockrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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