Augustus W Cockrell

October 1889–
Texas, United States

The Life of Augustus W

When Augustus W Cockrell was born in October 1889, in Texas, United States, his father, Charles Coleman Cockrell, was 34 and his mother, Emma Alabama Wilson, was 26. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Runnels, Texas, United States in 1900 and Ballinger, Runnels, Texas, United States in 1910.

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Charles Coleman Cockrell
Emma Alabama Wilson
Clyde C. Cockrell
Sidney E. Cockrell
Maggie Cockrell
Jane E. Cockrell
Augustus W Cockrell
James Leroy Cockrell
Emmett Wilson Cockrell
Ida Ray Cockrell
Richard Cockrell
Kate Cockrell
Ruth Cockrell

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Coleman Cockrell


    Emma Alabama Wilson




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Middle English cok in the sense ‘rooster’ ( see Cocke ). This name has also absorbed some cases of the French cognates Coquerille and Coqueral.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Augustus Cockrell in household of Chas C Cockrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Augustus W Cockrell in household of Cockrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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