Lucinda "Lucy" Cocke

Brief Life History of Lucinda "Lucy"

When Lucinda "Lucy" Cocke was born in 1806, in Middleburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, her father, Washington Cocke, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Floweree, was 22. She married General Henry Marshall Ashby on 2 January 1826, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She died in 1878, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

General Henry Marshall Ashby
Lucinda "Lucy" Cocke
Marriage: 2 January 1826
Maria Louisa Ashby
Helen Ashby
Mary Elizabeth Ashby
Turner Ashby
John Washington Ashby
Sarah Kate Ashby
Henry Marshall Ashby
Frances "Fannie" Ashby
Laura Ashby
Virginia Ashby
Lucy Ashby
Eugenia A. Ashby

Sources (6)

  • Lucy, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Lucinda Cocke, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Lucinda Cocke in entry for Marshall Ashby, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning


nickname from Middle English cok (Old English and Old French coc) ‘rooster’.

patronymic from the Old French and Middle English personal name Cok, of uncertain origin but perhaps derived from the word in 1 above.

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

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