Temperance Levina Cockman

29 March 1875–8 November 1940 (Age 65)
Moore, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Temperance Levina

When Temperance Levina Cockman was born on 29 March 1875, in Moore, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Shuford Addison Cockman, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Jane Melton, was 33. She married Cornelius Henry Stutts on 23 August 1895, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Township 4 Ritters, Moore, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 November 1940, in Silver Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Robbins, Moore, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Henry Stutts
Temperance Levina Cockman
Marriage: 23 August 1895
Arthur Ashton Stutts
Ollie Haywood Stutts
Ollie Stitts
Archie Lee Stutts
Viola Jane Stutts
Mary Esther Stutts
Marjorie Edith Stutts
Neil Hurley Stutts
Grady Stutts
Beulah Evelyn Stutts
Harold Edgar Stutts

Spouse and Children

23 August 1895
North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 2

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Old English cōc ‘cook’ (Latin coquus) + mann ‘man’, hence an occupational name for the servant of a cook. 2. variant of Cocker 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Erie Stitts in household of Neill Stitts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tempe Melton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Tempy L Cockman in household of John Cockman, "United States Census, 1880"

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