Tennessee Virginia Cockrill

Female12 January 1815–April 1896

Brief Life History of Tennessee Virginia

When Tennessee Virginia Cockrill was born on 12 January 1815, in Cornersville, Marshall, Tennessee, United States, her father, John W. Cockrill, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Bibb Harding, was 32. She married John D. Newell on 20 March 1832, in Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Wharton, Texas, United States in 1850 and Fort Bend, Texas, United States in 1860. She died in April 1896, in Richmond, Fort Bend, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Fort Bend, Texas, United States.

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John D. Newell
Tennessee Virginia Cockrill
Marriage: 20 March 1832
Augusta E. Newell
Ella S. Newell
Belle Newell
Valeria C. Newell
John Edward Newell

Sources (7)

  • T V Newell in household of H J Ogilly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Tennessee Virginia Cockrill Newell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Harllee, William Curry, 1877- Kinfolks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1832Mexico
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 5

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries: 1837: Fort Bend, Republic of Texas 1845: Fort Bend, Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Cockrell .

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

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