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
1870–1944
Temperance Levina Cockman
1875–1940
Marriage: 23 August 1895
Arthur Ashton Stutts
1896–1948
Ollie Haywood Stutts
1898–1967
Ollie Stitts
1898–
Archie Lee Stutts
1900–1975
Viola Jane Stutts
1902–1993
Mary Esther Stutts
1904–1993
Marjorie Edith Stutts
1906–2000
Neil Hurley Stutts
1908–1985
Grady Stutts
1910–1978
Beulah Evelyn Stutts
1913–1998
Harold Edgar Stutts
1918–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 August 1895
North Carolina, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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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