Mrs- Thomas Cokayne

about 1769–
Chaddesden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Mrs- Thomas Cokayne was born about 1769, in Chaddesden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Cockayne about 1788, in Chaddesden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Cockayne
1763–
Mrs- Thomas Cokayne
1769–
Marriage: about 1788

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1788
Chaddesden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 32

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 46

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 54

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for an idle dreamer, from Middle English cokayne ‘cloud-cuckooland’, name of an imaginary paradise (Old French (pays de) cocaigne, from Middle Low German kōkenje, a diminutive of kōke ‘cake’, since in this land the houses were supposed to be made of cake).2 Americanized spelling of French Cocagne, from an Occitan word meaning ‘profit’, ‘advantage’, used as a personal name from the Middle Ages.

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

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