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

Richard Cockerill

Male 1683 - 1762  (78 years)


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  • Name Richard Cockerill 
    Born 3 Dec 1683  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1762  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041034  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

    Children 
     1. John Cockerill,   b. 23 Sep 1715, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1780, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Hannah Cockerill,   b. Bef 1730, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Cockerill,   b. Bef 1733,   d. Aft 1765, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     4. Thomas Cockerill,   b. Bef 1736,   d. 12 May 1760, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F47994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1762-1766 Record Book #6; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 5
      Cockarill, Richard, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 18 April 1760---W. P. 12 April 1762
      Daughter Hannah Morrison-one shilling sterling.
      Daughter Sarah Fossett-one shilling sterling.
      Son John Cockarill-after my decease all my lands and plantation to him and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body, and he to have my whole estate after my decease.
      Witness: John Webb, John Reason and Winefred Webb.
      === witness
      Northumberland County, VA.
      Wills & Administrations 1713-49, p. 42:
      WILL OF ELIZABETH COCKARILL of St. Stephen's Parish
      Son: Presly Cockarell, and my daughter Hannah Cockarell - all my land lying in "COAN" to be equally divided between them. If my son Presly should die without lawfull heirs of his body, then my land to go to my daughter Hannah Cockarell. If my daughter Hannah Cockarill should die without lawful begotten heir of her body, then I give my land to my son Presly Cockarell, Son-in-law Charles Nelms, son Presly Cockarell and daughter Hannah Cockarell - all my land lying in "Yeccomico," to be divided equally between them.
      Son Presly Cockarell and daughter Hannah Cockarell - eight sheep to be divided between them.
      Daughter Hannah Cockarell - two puter (pewter) dishes and two plates that was my sister Hannah Cockarill's.
      Daughter Hannah Cockarell - one cow and calf, one steer about three years old, and one gold ring.
      My two daughters - to have all my wearing cloaths (clothes) to be divided equally.
      Daughter Eliza Nelms - one horse cold that was my son Peter's.
      Son (-in-law) Charles Nelms - two cows or steers which he likes best.
      SON EDWARD SAUNDERS - five shillings.
      Rest of my estate - to be equally divided between my three sons John, Willoughby and Presly.
      My youngest son and daughter - should live with Charles Nelms until they are of age to take care of themselves.
      Son-in-law Charles Nelms, executor.
      Witnesses: Richard Smith, Richard Cockarell and Thomas Frost.
      W.W. 25 April 1719 W.P. 20 May 1719

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