Celia Joanna Cockrum

Female11 October 1813–12 March 1862

Brief Life History 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
Celia Joanna Cockrum
Marriage: 25 July 1833
Rebecca A Ralls
Arenton M Ralls
about 1842–
Morgan R. Ralls
Elizabeth Eliza Ralls
Iversom Ralls
Mary Jane Ralls
Anton Ralls
George Edward Ralls

Sources (6)

  • Cely Ralls in household of John Ralls, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Celia Cockrum - Cemetery record or headstone: birth: 11 October 1813; Kentucky, United States
  • Celia Cockram, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1833Marion, Preston, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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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. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 17

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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