Cockrell Family

This information concerns four generations of the Cockrell family.
1600-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                               * Generation I *
   Thomas
(child of John Cockrell and Elizabeth Longworth)
born: (October 22, 1699) in Westmoreland County, VA
married: Elizabeth Ann Remy ( ) in
children: Sanford,
Moses, John, Jeremiah
died: (about 1778) in Loudoun County, VA
buried:
census:
note: His wife was born about 1700 in Loudoun County, VA. She was the daughter of Ann Sanford/Carr and Jacob Remy.

* Generation II *
   Moses
(child of Thomas Cockrell and Elizabeth Ann Remy)
born: (about 1725) in Westmoreland County, VA
married: Jane Young (about 1760) in Fairfiled County, SC
children: Sarah [Andrew Martin], Leah [Robert Neel], Mary Ann [William Noland], Jeremiah [Jemima Elizabeth Rhoden]
Nathaniel [Rebecca Jane Harrison]
died: (October 19, 1798) in White Oak, Fairfield County, SC
buried:
census:
note: His wife was the daughter of Mary and John Young. His will was written (January 30, 1788) and proved (October 17, 1798) in Fairfield County, SC.

CAVEAT: It is NOT proven that Moses Cockrell is the descendant of Ann Remy and Thomas Cockrell. Although Moses Cockrell was living at the time, he is not mentioned in the will of Thomas Cockrell, which was signed January 17, 1777, and proven in 1778 in Loudoun County, VA.

* Generation III *
   Sarah
(children of Moses Cockrell and Jane Young)
born: ( ) in Fairfield County, SC
married: Andrew Martin ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Leah born: ( ) in Fairfield County, SC
married: Robert Neel ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Mary Ann born: (about 1759) in Fairfield County, SC
married: William Noland (May 10, 1779) in Fairfield County, SC
children: William Jr, George Cockrell [Nancy Harding], Jesse, James, Elizabeth, Lewis, Stephen [Nancy Reynolds], Susannah [Thomas Gilbert], Isaac Marion [Polly Menix] [Mary Ann Wilson], Nathaniel [Ann Gipson], Nancy [James McCoy], Jeremiah [Susan _?_]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1797-1800 tax lists, he was in Russell County, VA; on the 1810 census, he was in Russell County, VA; on the 1820 census, her husband was (over age 45) with his son William Jr in Floyd County, KY; on the 1830 census, he was (age 60-70) with his son Stephen in Floyd County, KY; on the 1850 census, he was (age 94) in Floyd County, KY
note: Her husband was the son of Susannah Smallwood and Stephen Noland, in Fairfield County, SC. He was born March 10, 1759 in Fairfield County, SC, and died May 11, 1857, in Carter County, KY.

   Jeremiah born: (about 1761) in White Oak, Fairfield County, SC
married: Jemima Elizabeth Rhoden (March 17, 1782) in Fairfield County, SC
children: Thomas, Elizabeth [William Splawn]. James, Mary [John P. Tipton], Nancy [George Elliott] [James Martin], Sarah [James Splawn], Peter [Lavinia Spratt], John [Mary McMilan]
died: (June 26, 1815) in Fairfield County, SC
buried:
census:
note: His wife was the daughter of Mary Hornsby and Jeremiah Rhoden.

   Nathaniel born: (about 1763) in White Oak, Fairfield County, SC
married: Rebecca Jane Harrison (about 1786) in Fairfield County, SC
children: Elizabeth, Sophia [William Pratt], Jonathan [Harriet Hood], Nathaniel Jr,
Mary [Caleb Conner Joiner], William, Susan [John Prince], Burr [Mary Jane Rosborough], Moses [Charlotte Hill], Rebecca [Elisha Hall Callaway], James [Martha Hayes], Ann M. [Richard D. Barker]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, his widow was (age 88) in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1860 census,
note: His wife was the daughter of Elizabeth Dargan and Burr Harrison. She was born March 4, 1803, in Chester District, SC, and died March 11, 1868, in Noxubee County, MS. Her obituary appeared in the April 3, 1868 edition of the Southern Christian Advocate She is buried in Soule Chapel Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, MS.

* Generation IV *
   Elizabeth
(children of Nathaniel Cockrell and Rebecca Jane Harrison)
born: ( ) in SC
married: Reuben Marshall ( ) in VA
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Sophia born: ( ) in SC
married: William Pratt (about 1828) in SC
children: Jonathan C. [Mary S. _?_], John J., William S., Rebecca [Lemon] [Thomas Shannon], Sarah A., Elizabeth J.
died: (after 1880) in Chester County, SC
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 50) with her husband in Chester County, SC; on the 1860 census, she was (age 62) with her husband in Chester County, SC; on the 1870 census, she was (age 73) with her husband in Chester County, SC; on the 1880 census, she was (age 83) a widow in Chester County, SC
note:

   Jonathan born: ( ) in SC
married: Harriet Hood ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Nathaniel Jr born: ( ) in SC
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Mary born: ( ) in Fairfield County, SC
married:
Caleb Conner Joiner (about 1827) in SC
children: William Nathaniel [Catherine M. Farmer], Anne E. H., Jonathan J., Burrell Edmund [Myra Zilphia Carson], John Mark [Elizabeth Corden]
died: (before 1840) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, her husband was (age 30-40) with his second wife Lucinthia Henderson Mayes in Noxubee County, MS.
note:

   William born: (1794) in SC
married: ( ) in
children:
died: (March 20, 1839) in Noxubee County, MS
buried: Soule Chapel Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, MS
census:
note:

   Susan born: (1796) in SC
married: John Prince ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Burr born: (February 28, 1799) in SC
married: Mary Jane Rosborough (September 30, 1824) in Fairfield County, SC
children: James Rosborough [Lydia Amanda O'en Pratt]
died: (March 11, 1861) in Lee County, MS
buried: Union Cemetery, Belden, Lee County, MS
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Fairfield County, SC; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his wife in Fairfiled County, SC;
note: He was a twin to Moses Cockrell. His wife was the daughter of Jean Young and James F. Rosborough. She died (January 24, 1848) and is buried in the Gladney Cemetery, Lebanon, Fairfield County, SC.

   Moses born: ( February 28, 1799) in SC
married: Charlotte Hill (about 1824) in SC
children: William W. [Mary Ann Richardson], Thomas Nathaniel [Julia Ann Richardson] [Mary F. Fant], Moses B. [Aurelia Williams], Dent [Annie _?_]
died: (April 9, 1867) in Noxubee County, MS
buried: Soule Chapel Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, MS.
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his wife in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1850 census, he was (age 50) with his wife in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1860 census, he was (age 62) with his wife in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1870 census, his son Thomas Nathaniel was (age 35) with his wife in Noxubee County, MS
note: He was a twin to Burr Cockrell. His wife was born August 8, 1809, and died October 28, 1864. She is buried in Soule Chapel Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, MS.

   Rebecca born: (March 4,1803) in Chester District, SC
married: Elisha Hall Callaway (January 27, 1825) in
children: Elizabeth [John J. Beauchamp], Ann, Mary Jane Sophia, Susan, James Joseph
died: (March 11, 1868) in Noxubee County, MS
buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee County, MS
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 30-40) with her husband in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1850 census, she was (age 45) with her husband in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1860 census, she was (age 56) with her husband in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1870 census, her husband was (age 78) a widower in Fairfield County, SC
note: Her husband was a Methodist preacher, the son of Nancy Hosea and Thomas Callaway. He was born (January 8, 1792) in DE, and died (June 21, 1870) in Noxubee County, MS. He appears (age 79) on the 1870 mortality schedule of Noxubee County, MS.

   James born: (about 1815) in SC
married: Martha Hayes (April 28, 1835) in Noxubee County, MS
children: Annie B. [Joseph P. Fant], Laura H. [Van B. Hinton], James William [Shackleford], Harrison H., Mary J. [Davis Milton Love], Rebecca [James W. Holbrook], John B. [Lida J. McMorries], Burr
died: (May, 1861) in Macon, Noxubee County, MS
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his wife in Noxubee County, MS; 1850 census, he was (age 35) with his wife in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1860 census, he was (age 45) in Noxubee County, MS.
note: This is the family with whom William Nathaniel Joiner was enumerated on the 1860 census in Noxubee County, MS. James was the brother of his mother Mary Cockrell.

   Ann M. born: (about 1817) in SC
married: Richard D. Barker (April 20, 1836) in Noxubee County, MS
children: Eugenia [Richard Lindsey], Mary B., Walter Burr, Elizabeth
died: (after 1870) in Noxubee County, MS
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1850 census she was (age 33) a widow with her mother in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1860 census, she was (age 43) in Noxubee County, MS; on the 1870 census, she was (age 60) with her daughter Eugenia and son-in-law Dick Lindsey in Noxubee County, MS
note:

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