Thomas G Cockreham

Brief Life History of Thomas G

When Thomas G Cockreham was born in 1803, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Henry Cockerham, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Orpha Hamblen, was 22. He married Lavina Johnson in 1821, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Thomas G Cockreham
Lavina Johnson
Marriage: 1821
Samuel Cockram
Daniel H Cockram
Thomas Cockram
Elizabeth L. Cockram
william Cockram
Abner Cockram
Lavina Cockram

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Cockram, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hawkins Co., Tenn., Will book 1: 111, John Cochreham, 1845

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Cocker, from the Cocker river (a Celtic name apparently derived from an element kukro ‘winding’) + Old English hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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