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

William Cockerill

Male Bef 1650 - Aft 1681  (> 33 years)


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  • Name William Cockerill 
    Born Bef 1650 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1681  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030484  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father Family Cockerill 
    Family ID F18346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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.

      === same william?
      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 411-412 In Name of God Amen I JOHN WEST of County of Stafford being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect memory .. do make this my last will and Testament .. revoking all wills by me at any time .. made.
      Imps. my precious soul I give into hands of God .. and touching what worldly Estate I give .. in following manner. Item I give unto my Dear and loving wife DOROTHY the use of my whole Estate during the time she remains my widow for the support of herself & children under the restriction and proviso that she pay my children their respective Legacies to them bequeathed as they retain their respective ages but it is my desire if my said wife should marry then only to be entitled to her thirds of my Estate, only my Negro man Harry, I give to my said wife and to her heirs. Item I give to my four sons EDWARD, JOHN, WILLIAM & JAMES WEST my Negro wench Jenny & her now and future increase to be equally divided among them as they respectively attain their several ages & so continually in equal portions afterwards what increase the said Jenny shall have to them and their heirs forever, Item I give 200 acres of land lying in Prince William County bought of WILLIAM COCKRILL to my sons Edward and John West to be equally divided between them and to heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten and for want of such heirs to my sons William and James and their heirs .. and for want of such heirs to my right heirs forever. As to the residue of my Estate of what kind soever I desire that after my wife's decease or Marriage may be equally divided among my four children above named Edward, John, William and James West and their heirs and in case of their deaths then to the survivour or survivours in equal portions as near as may be allotted in quantity and quality allowing my said wife the use thereof during her life or widowlhood as before express and intended under the above said Limitations who I appoint my whole and sole Exes. desiring my Estate may not he appraised, In Witness .. this Xth day of 1nvr. 1744.
      Presence J. Rogers, John West
      Will Mills, Thomas West
      At Court held for Stafford County Feby. the 12th 1744 Will presented by DORATHY WEST .. made oath .. being proved .. admitted to record .. Cert. is granted for obtaining Probate

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