Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Cockerill

Male 1669 - 1714  (44 years)


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  • Name John Cockerill  [1
    Born 22 Nov 1669  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1713/14  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027914  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father John Cockerill,   b. 14 Jan 1642/43, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1704, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Hannah Cole,   b. Abt 1646, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1695, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Bef 20 Oct 1668  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Presley,   b. 21 Nov 1671, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1719, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Bef Nov 1695  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Cockerill,   b. 24 Nov 1695, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1730/31, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Hannah Cockerill,   b. Aft 1701, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1743, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years)
     3. Thomas Cockerill,   b. 22 Oct 1699, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Peter Cockerill,   b. 13 Mar 1700/01, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1719, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Willoughby Cockerill,   b. 1702, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1736, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     6. Presley Cockerill,   b. 10 Dec 1704, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1735, Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F13452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 18
      Cockrell, John - will presented to Court 12 March 1713/14 by
      Elizabeth Cockrell the executrix.

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      James Hughes 2006-01-15 12:27:48
      Note for: William Cockrill,

      Westmoreland County, Virginia by James Colvert Bailey Nicklin
      Will Oct 28, 1681 The last will and testament of William Butler was probated by his wife Jane, his widow by the oath of the witnesses: Charles PORTER, William COCKERILL, and Gilbert HUBBARD. Patrick SPENCE and Gilbert HUBBARD became her securities. Thomas Territt (sic) and Original BROWN laid out the children's proportions (p225) 25 Mar 1685.
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      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 318
      Northumberland County Court - 17th day of Jan'y An'o 1704/5
      - EDWARD SANDERS petic'oning this Court for an Order for his better Educac'on or Chooseing a New Guardian is referred to the next Court and Ordered that the Sherrife Sum'on M'r JOHN COCKRELL who marryed the Mother of the said EDW'D to the next Court to Answ' the s'd comp'It
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1709-1712 {Antient Press}: pg 9
      Westmoreland County Court 22d day of February 1709/10
      - JOHN McCARTE's Will proved The Last Will and Testament of JOHN McCARTE, was proved by the Oaths ofboth the wittnesses thereto, a Probat whereof granted to PATRICK BOURN, Executor therein named and he is ordered to return an Inventory ofthe Testator's Estate to the next Court upon Oath. It is also ordered THOMAS MOVERLEY, JOHN COCKERILL, BENNEDICT MIDDLETON, DAVID WILLIAMS and PETER SMITH, or any four of them being first sworn before one ofher Majties Justices of the Peace for this County, value and appraise the Estate and make return thereof to the Court
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1709-1712 {Antient Press}: pg 10
      Westmoreland County Court 22d day of February 1709/10
      - COCKERILL v BOURN &c. Judgment is granted to JOHN COCKERILL against PATRICK BOURN Executor of the Last Will and Testament ofJOHN McCARTE for sum of seven hundred thirty seven pounds of tobacco due from said McCARTE to said COCKERILL by Account proved by his Oatht ordered PATRICK BOURN pay the same to JOHN COCKERILL with costs als execution
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      On July 26, 1712, 43 year old John Cockrell gave evidence regarding the marriage of Simon and Grace BASHFORD, some thirty years before. Not two years later, he was dead and his widow presented his will to the court, which recognized her as executor 12 Mar 1713/1714
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      1687-1699 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 728
      Northumberland County Court May 22, 1696
      EDWARD SANDERS against JOHN COCKRELL. and ELIZABETH his wife Executrix of EBENEZER SANDERS Referred
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      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 144
      Northumberland County Court 20th of Febr'y Anno 1700/1
      Upon the Moc'on of WILLIAM NEALE a Com'c'on of Adm'c'on with the Will Annexed is granted him on the Estate of EDWARD NEALE he giving Cauc'on for his due Adm'c'on according to Law the said Will being proved by the Oath of JN'O COCKRELL one of the Witnesses thereto and is Recorded.
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      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 317
      Northumberland County Court - 16th day of Nov. Anno 1704
      Upon the Moc'on of JOHN COCKRELL a Probate of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN COCKRELL dec'ed is granted him together with Adm'c'on with the Will Annexed altho the Witnesses are dead the Court Conceiveing the Will to be good the Witnesses hands being thereto.

  • Sources 
    1. [S813175] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 73.

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