GA Family Group Sheet for Benjamin COCKRAM Family

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Submitted by: Harold W. Cochran
Email address: hcochran@cfl.rr.com
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Husband: Benjamin COCKRAM
Birthdate: abt 1758
Birthplace: Virginia
Death date: Dec 1815
Place of death: Morgan Co., Ga.
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Wife: unknown
Birthdate:
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CHILDREN
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Child No. 1: Frances Cockram
Sex: F
Birthdate: abt 1782
Birthplace: Va.
Death date: 1834
Place of death: Morgan Co. Ga.
Marriage date: 1799
Marriage place: Abbeville, S.C.
Spouse's name: Samuel Paschall Jr.
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Child No. 2: Benjamin Cockram II
Sex: M
Birthdate: abt 1785
Birthplace: Va/NC
Death date: abt 1865
Place of death: Taylor Co. Ga.
Marriage date: 9 Dec 1816
Marriage place: Morgan Co. Ga.
Spouse's name: Nancy Collins
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Child No. 3: Phoebe Cockram
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1788
Birthplace: Va/NC
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 18 Feb 1810
Marriage place: Morgan Co. Ga.
Spouse's name: Robert Brooks
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Child No. 4: Banister Cockram
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1790
Birthplace: Va/NC
Death date: 10 Nov 1861
Place of death: Morgan Co., Ga.
Marriage date: 25 Dec 1817
Marriage place: Madison, Ga.
Spouse's name: Sarah Collins
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Child No. 5: Sarah Ann Cockram
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1794
Birthplace: SC
Death date:
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Marriage date: 5 April 1813
Marriage place: Morgan Co. Ga.
Spouse's name: Marvel Kelley
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Child No. 6: James Cockram
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1795
Birthplace:
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Child No. 7: Mary Elizabeth Cockram
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1797
Birthplace:
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Marriage date: 19 Jan 1815
Marriage place: Morgan Co. Ga.
Spouse's name: Jordan Brooks
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Child No. 8: John C. Cockram
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1800
Birthplace: NC
Death date: abt March 1863
Place of death: Monroe Co. Ga.
Marriage date: 6 Dec 1821
Marriage place: Jones County, Ga.
Spouse's name: Sarah W. Van Zandt
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Source:
Will of Benjamin Cockram, ( Cockrum ) ( Cockran ) ( Cochran )
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TYPED COPY OF WILL OF BENJAMIN COCKRAM
dated 23 August 1815

In the name of God amen.

I Benjamin Cockram being in sound mind & memory do make this
my last Will and Testament I give my sole to God the giver
of all good It the first I will that all my Just Debts be
paid first and the ballance of my property I will and dispose
of in the following manner It the 2 I will and bequeath
to my son John Cockram the one fourth of the Land whereon I
now live to be laid of in a Square in the West Corner also
one Bay Mare and my saddle the mare named flower all one
bed and Stead by posted one cow and calf the one that now
has a young calf one ewe sheep also one sheet and
counterpin one sow & pigs It 3 I give to my son
Benjamin Cockram one fourth of my land to be laid of in
the corner where the four corner is also one horse
bridle & saddle the horse of by the name of Prince one
heffer one bed stead one sheet & counterpin one sow & pigs
all one ewe lamb. It 4 I give and bequeath to my son
Banerster Cockram the one forth of the land to be laid of
in a square to the Elum Corner also one one horse Ball
one Bed bedsted one sheat & counterpin allso two ewes
also the cow & calf that he Know has also the hogs I
lent him -- It 5 I give and bequeath to my son James Cockram
the one forth of the land to be laid of in a square to the
hickry Corner also one ewe and lamb. It 6 I will and
bequeath John Cockram Bannerster Cockram and
Benjamin Cockram twenty barrels of corn to Each also fore
hundred weight of pork a peace It 7 I will and bequeath
that all the ballance of my property be Sold after twenty
days notice given in some publick paper together with one
negro woman named Tilly to be sold at the same time and
notice at the plantation where on I Know live and the money
arising from the Sale to pay my just Debts and the ballance
to be equally divided amongst all my children with the
Exception of ten Dollars Extry to be given to John Cockram
the ballance to be equally divided amongst Samuel Paskill
James Cockram Marvill Kelley Bannerster Cockram
Jordan Brooks Benjamin Cockram Robert Brooks and
John Cockram It 8 I give and bequeath to Ruby Brooks one
Bed Bedsted and the furniture which I loaned her sometime
ago I Know do constitute and ordain this my last will
and testament an anulling all others heretofore maid and
revoking all others declaring this to be my last will and
testament I Know constitute my trusty friends and appoint
Samuel Paskill Bannerster Cockram and Thomas Leverett Senr
to be my Executors of this my last will and testament
this 23 August 1815

Signed Sealed in the present of me his
Trt Cyrus Billingslea Benjamin X Cockram
Hartwell Marrable mark

his

Mathew X Cockram
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Georgia Personally appeared in open court Cyrus
Billingslea and Mathew Cockram
Morgan County subscribing witness to the within instrument
of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of
Benjamin Cockram of said County deceased maketh oath and
saith that they were present and saw the testor sign his name
to the Same by making his mark and that he proclaimed it to
be his last will and testament and they believed he was in
his proper senses and also that they saw Hartwell Marrable
Sign his name as a witness to the same together with themselve
Sworn to in open court this Cyrus Billingslea
10th January 1816 his

John Nesbet Clk Mathew X Cockram

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Recorded the 10 January 1816
John Nesbet Clk

(Transcribed with original wording, spelling and punctuation
by Mildred M. Moore 6-5-94)
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