Joseph Jacob Cockrell

Male 1780 - 1819  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name Joseph Jacob Cockrell 
    Born ca 1780  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    p. 7. The members of this household included one male over 16 (John), two males under 16 [Joseph Jacob & Sameul], and two females [mother Nancy Ann & sister Elizabeth].  
    1790 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Sheet 7
    1790 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Sheet 7
    --John Cockrell--Free white males under 16: 2; free white males 16 and over: 1; free white females: 2; number of household members: 5
    --Jacob Cockrell--Free white males under 16: 2; free white males 16 and over: 1; free white females: 2; number of household members: 5
    Census 1800  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hallifax, p 95 
    1800 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Hallifax, Sheet 95
    1800 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Hallifax, Sheet 95
    --John C. Cockrell--free white males under 10: 3; free white males 10-15: 1; free white males 16-25: 3; free white males 45+: 1; free white females 10-15: 2; free white females 26-44: 1; Slaves: 10; number of household members under 16: 6; number of household members over 25: 2; total household members: 21.
    Witness May 1807  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Wells, Last Will & Testament, 18 Mar 1807. Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: (1) Jeremiah -150 acres, where I live, (2) Stephen, Jr. - 100 acres adjoining Vick, Pridgen and Joshua Wells, (3) John. Daughters: Martha Daughtridge. Ex: Sons John and Jeremiah Wells. Wit: John Vick, Joseph Cockrell, Delilah Pope. 
    • Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, Abstracts of Will Book I, Nash County, North Carolina 1778-1868 (Rocky Mount, NC: J. W. Watson, 1967), 119-120.
    Census 1810  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    p 646 
    1810 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Sheet 646
    1810 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Sheet 646
    --Joseph Jacob Cockrell--free white males 26-44: 1, free white females under 10: 1, free white females 16-25: 1, Slaves: 1, total under 16: 1; total over 25: 1; total persons: 4.
    Petition 27 Apr 1811  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Petition to build bridge across Tar River at or near where the public road crossed said river, the road leading on by Joseph Cockrell's and David Winstead's Esq. on said river to Nash Courthouse. The river was both difficult and dangerous to cross in hig 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 118.
    Petition 15 May 1812  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Petition for a bridge to be erected across Tar River at or near Joseph Cockrell's, or the place that was called Cockrell's Ferry, where the "new" road crossed [the] said river. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 119.
    Lawsuit Aug 1813  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Cockrell v. Foster Mason
    Joseph Cockrell v. Foster Mason
    Possible fine imposed by an overseer to a "hand" for not working the road when appointed.
    Property, Real 8 Feb 1814  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Cockrell deed to John Cockrell 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 81. [Nash County Deed Book 9-67]
    Property, Real 4 Apr 1815  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Cockrell and John Cockrell sold land jointly 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 89. [Nash County Deed Book 9-315]
    Circuit Court Aug 1816  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ordered to pay support to Allementa Longbottoms for support of illegitimate son, William Longbottoms of whom he is reputed to be the father. 
    Petition 21 Oct 1817  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Petition for a road leading from Nash Courthouse across Tar River at Cockrell's Bridge, where said road ended in the Mail Road leading from Tarboro to Raleigh, to run in a southerly direction across the lands of David Winstead...to terminate in the road leading to Smithfield on the south side of Toisnot Creek. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 119.
    Property, Real 13 Feb 1818  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Cockrell and John Cockrell sold land jointly 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 94. [Nash County Deed Book 10-54]
    Property, Real 5 Sep 1818  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Cockrell and John Cockrell sold land jointly 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 97. [Nash County Deed Book 10-162]
    Inventory 8 Sep 1819  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Cockrell Estate. Inventory by Drewry Pridgen, admr, Sept 8, 1819. Sale held same day with Piety Cockrell principal buyer. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 168.
    Died 8 Sep 1819  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 9 Sep 1819  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried E. H. Cockrell Cemetery, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I384  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2019 

    Father John C. Cockrell, Sr.,   b. ca 1750, Nash Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1809, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Nancy Ann Winstead,   b. ca 1757, Northumberland Co, Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1837, Greene Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married ca 1778  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Piety Hillard Pridgen,   b. ca 1787, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1853, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married Bef 1809  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Cockrell,   b. ca 1809, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1810, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +2. Sarah B. Cockrell,   b. ca 1820, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1900, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    +3. Elisha Henry Cockrell,   b. 6 Apr 1811, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1900, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +4. William Longbottoms Cockrell,   b. ca 1817, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1899, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    +5. Elizabeth Cockrell,   b. ca 1818, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1900, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Cockrell and John Cockrell sold Nash County, North Carolina land jointly, 13 Feb. 1818. Kinfolks of Nash County, N. C. 975.674 D2n. Joseph Cockrell deeded land to John Cockrell, Nash County, North Carolina 8 feb 1814. Kinfolks of Nash County, N.C. 975.647 D2n. Joseph Cockrell grantor deed Nash County, N.C. dated August 1817. Wit: Arch Cockrell and Josiah Vick. Nash County, N.C. Deeds, Vol. 7, pgs 351 and 390. Film 0417572. Joseph Cockrell witness to Nash Co., NC. deeds 1815, 1810,1812 Joseph Cockrell's will identifies his wife as "Elizabeth." Drewry Pridgen named administrator of estate, Nash County, N.C. 8 Sept 1819-"Joseph Cockrell, inventory by Drewry Pridgen, Admr, Sept 8, 1819.