Henry Cocks

15 April 1840–27 April 1921 (Age 81)
West Cranmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Cocks was born on 15 April 1840, in West Cranmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Cock, was 40 and his mother, Frances Beard, was 37. He married Sarah Williams in 1863, in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Llangwm Uchaf, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901 and Alberta, Canada in 1911. He died on 27 April 1921, in Iron Springs, Lethbridge County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 81, and was buried in Iron Springs, Lethbridge County, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cocks
1840–1921
Sarah Williams
1837–1899
Marriage: 1863
Frances Louisa Cocks
1864–1938
Albert Abraham Cock
1865–1943
Frederick Henry Cox
1869–1951
Annie Emily Cox
1876–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1863
Clifton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (8)

1843

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 10

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 27

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cox .

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

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Story Highlight

History of Samuel Cox as written by his brother Edwin C. Cox and collected by Clarence Olsen, oldest grandson of Samuel Cox.

His mother, Francis Beard, was born at Pilton, Somerset, February 3rd, 1803 and died the latter part of April 1852. She was a school governess. She was a partial invalid for many years and for the la …

Sources (3)

  • Henry Cocks, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Henry Cocks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Cocks in household of Abraham Cocks, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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