William Cocke


Brief Life History of William

William Cocke was born in 1707, in Henrico, Virginia, United States. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Anne.

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William Cocke
William Cox
about 1745–1746
Sara Cox
about 1745–1838
Maria Cox

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    Children (3)

    World Events (5)

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 51

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.


    Age 69

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 73

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    Name Meaning


    nickname from Middle English cok (Old English and Old French coc) ‘rooster’.

    patronymic from the Old French and Middle English personal name Cok, of uncertain origin but perhaps derived from the word in 1 above.

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

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