Samuel Carl Cooksey

Male16 September 1896–16 February 1965

Brief Life History of Samuel Carl

When Samuel Carl Cooksey was born on 16 September 1896, in Turnersville, Travis, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Reuben Cooksey, was 40 and his mother, Julia Anne McCormack, was 32. He married Hettie Cordelia Lawdermilk on 8 February 1930, in Coryell, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Coryell, Texas, United States for about 40 years and Turnersville, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1965. He died on 16 February 1965, in Coryell, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Turnersville, Coryell, Texas, United States.

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Samuel Carl Cooksey
Hettie Cordelia Lawdermilk
Marriage: 8 February 1930

Sources (20)

  • Samuel C Cooksey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • S C Cooksey, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Sammie Carl Cooksey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1930Coryell, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

    Age 5

    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place in Worcestershire named Cooksey, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Cucu (perhaps a byname from Old English cwicu ‘lively’) + Old English ēg ‘island’.

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

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