Celia Joanna Cockrum

11 October 1813–12 March 1862 (Age 48)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Celia Joanna

When Celia Joanna Cockrum was born on 11 October 1813, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin Briant Cockrum, was 21 and her mother, Rachel Rhoads, was 19. She married John Ralls on 25 July 1833, in Marion, Preston, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Liberty Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 12 March 1862, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ralls
1813–1869
Celia Joanna Cockrum
1813–1862
Marriage: 25 July 1833
Rebecca Ralls
1834–1903
Arenton M Ralls
1842–
Morgan R. Ralls
1836–1857
Elizabeth Eliza Ralls
1836–1862
Iversom Ralls
1840–
Mary Jane Ralls
1840–1916
Anton Ralls
1845–
George Edward Ralls
1846–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1833
Marion, Preston, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Rebecca Ralls

    Female1834–1903Female

    Morgan R. Ralls

    Male1836–1857Male

    Elizabeth Eliza Ralls

    Female1836–1862Female

    Iversom Ralls

    Male1840–Male

    Mary Jane Ralls

    Female1840–1916Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 16

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of English Cockerham , or an altered spelling of Scottish Cochran .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cely Ralls in household of John Ralls, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Celia Ralls in household of John Ralls, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Celia Cockram, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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