Samuel Cockey

18 October 1792–12 July 1859 (Age 66)
Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Cockey was born on 18 October 1792, in Maryland, United States, his father, Lieut John Cockey Sr, was 33 and his mother, Mary Coale, was 28. He married Sarah Cockey Ford on 23 December 1822, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 July 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sparks, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Samuel Cockey
Sarah Cockey Ford
Marriage: 23 December 1822
Stephen Cockey
Emily Jane Cockey
Thomas Beale Cockey

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World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 2
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 8
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.
Age 20
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Somerset): from a diminutive of Cocke .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Samuel Cockey, "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970"
  • Samuel Cockey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Samuel Cockey, "BillionGraves Index"

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