John W. Cockrill

8 July 1781–12 August 1841 (Age 60)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John W.

When John W. Cockrill was born on 8 July 1781, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Cockrell Jr., was 23 and his mother, Ann Robertson, was 24. He married Elizabeth Bibb Harding in 1803, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 12 August 1841, in Tuscumbia, Colbert, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John W. Cockrill
1781–1841
Elizabeth Bibb Harding
1783–1824
Marriage: 1803
Sterling Robertson Cockrill
1804–1891
Washington Jefferson Cockrell
1808–1833
Elizabeth Underwood Cockrill
1810–
John Pike Cockrell
1819–1850
Elizabeth Minerva Cockrell
1806–1835
Granville LaForce Cockrill
1809–1846
Alfred Madison Cockrell
1811–
Tennessee Virginia Cockrill
1815–1896
Valeria Veturia Cockrill
1816–1848
Elizabeth Bibb Cockrell
1819–1824

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1803
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 15

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cockrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Cockrill, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • John Cockrill, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • John Cockrill, "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957"

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