George Cockman

George Cockman

Male 1818 - 1905  (87 years)

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  • Name George Cockman 
    Born 1818 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1905 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Flint Hill Baptist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1836, Nov 4 -- Land Grant #2957, Moore County, NC
      David Cockman received 100 acres located on Locust Branch of Richland Creek adjoining McKay, Griffith and James H. Muse. John Cockman and George Cockman were chain carriers.

      1840, Jun 24 -- Marriages, Fayetteville Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      "In Moore County, on the 18th inst. [Jun 1840], Mr. George Cockman, son of John Cockman to Miss Clarky Wallis, daughter of Isham Wallis - all of Moore County"

      1844, Apr 23 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 7
      Ordered that Joseph Upton be appointed overseer of the road from George Moores to the branch near McQueens and have the following hands to work: Elisha Cagle, James Melton, Cornl. Mathews, George Williams, David Cockman, Joseph Cockman, Sampson Cockman, Isaac Williams, George Cockman, George W. Horner, Noah Richardson hands, Seburn Jones, John Cockman, Abram Hunsucker, William Williams, James Deaton, Quimby Sowell, William Richardson, John Jones, Allen Jones and Jeremiah Williams.

      1846, Apr 28 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 319
      Ordered that George W. Horner be appointed overseer of the road from George Moore's to the branch near McQueen's and work the following hands: Elisha Cagle, James Melton, Cornelius Mathews, George Williams, David Cockman, Joseph Cockman, Sampson Cockman, Isaac Williams, George Cockman, Noah Richardson and hands, Seburn Jones, Abram Hunsucker, James Deaton, Quimby Sowell, William Richardson, John Jones, Allan Jones, John W. Jackson, Westly Wallace, Chesly Horner, Enoch Williams, William Reaves and Richard Phillips.

      1847 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $200 and 1 white poll on Glades Branch in District 9

      1848, Apr 27 -- 1847-1849 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 198
      George Hunsucker, overseer of the road from the fork at George Cockmans to Mechanics Hill resigned. The court divided the road and ordered the appointment of two overseers.

      1848, Apr 27 -- 1847-1849 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 199
      Ordered that William H. Stutts be appointed overseer of the road from the fork of the Fayetteville Road at George Cockmans to the Bars at Thomas Williams' south of his house and work the following hands: James Stutts, Lindsay Stutts, George Stutts, George Williams, William Williams, Westley Williams, John H. Stutts and John Garner.

      1848, Oct 24 -- 1847-1849 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 274
      Ordered that John Jones be appointed overseer of the road from George Moore's to the branch near McQueen's and work the following hands: Josiah Cockman, George W. Horner, Elisha Cagle, James Melton, Cornelius Mathews, George Williams, David Cockman, Joseph Cockman, Sampson Cockman, Isaac Williams, George Cockman, Noah Richardson and hands, Seburn Jones, Abram Hunsucker, James Deaton, Quimby Sowell, William Richardson, Allen Jones, Westley Wallace, Chesley Horner, Enoch Williams, William Reaves, Richard Phillips and James Jones.

      1849 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $200 and 1 white poll on Glades Branch in District 9

      1849, Jan 23 -- Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 324
      A deed from Isaac Jones to Isham Wallace proven by George Cockman

      1849, Apr 23 -- 1847-1849 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 399
      Ordered that Upshur Furr be appointed overseer of the road from the fork of the Fayetteville Road at George Cockman to the Bars at Thomas Williams south of his house and work the following hands: James Stutts, Lindsey Stutts, George Stutts, George Williams, William Williams, Wesley Williams, John H. Stutts and John Garner.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 238
      George Cockman 32 M, Farmer, $200 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Clarkey Cockman 26 F, Born in NC
      William M. Cockman 8 M, Born in NC
      Mary E. Cockman 6 F, Born in NC
      Sarah L. Cockman 4 F, Born in NC
      Isham W. Cockman 2 M, Born in NC
      Nancy J. Cockman 3/12 F, Born in NC

      1851, Oct 28 -- 1851-1853 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 97
      Ordered that James Stutts be appointed overseer of the road from the fork at the Fayetteville Road at Geo. Cockmans to the Bars of Thomas Williams and work the following hands: James Stutts, Lindsey Stutts, George Williams, William Williams, Westley Williams, Alstin Williams, John Garner, Edmond Garner, Leonard Stutts and Lindsey Williams.

      1852 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $200 and 1 white poll on Glades Branch in District 9

      1853 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $200 and 1 white poll on Meadow Branch in District 9

      1853, Jul 26 -- 1853-1856 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 13
      Ordered that Westley Wallace be appointed overseer of the road from George Moore's to the branch near McQueen's and work the following hands: Joseph Upton, Cornelius Dowdy, Zeno Cockman, Henry Melton, George Cockman, Noah Richardson & hands, Noah Cockman, David Cockman, Armstead Stutts, Isaac Williams, George W. Horner, John Jones and Quimby Wallace.

      1853, Jul 26 -- 1853-1856 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 18-19
      The following appointed to superintend elections in 1853: [District 9] Robert W. Goldston Esq. and E.Q. Sowell for Congress; Henry B. Maness and Presly Caddell for for Superior Court Clerk; Abram Stutts Esq. and George Cockman for County Court Clerk.

      1854 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $200 and 1 white poll in District 9

      1854, Oct 24 -- 1853-1856 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 205
      Ordered that Leonard Stutts be appointed overseer of the road from the ford at George Cockmans to the Bars of Thomas Williams and work the following hands: James Stutts, Lindsey Stutts, George Williams, John Garner, Edmond Garner, Lindsey Williams, Henry Yow, William Garner, Henry Williams, Branson Williams and Derick Yow.

      1855 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $200 and 1 white poll on Buffalo Creek in District 9

      1855, Jul 26 -- 1853-1856 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 350
      Ordered that John R. Ritter be appointed overseer of a new road commencing at the Island Ford on Deep River passing near John R. Ritter's to the point where it intersects with the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road at or near where the Grove Road crosses Plank Road and work the following hands: Luke Brady, James Brady, Bruce Stout, Parham Y. Oats, William Perry, Benjamin Perry, Joseph Beal, Robt. W. Goldston's hands, Noah Richardson hands, George Cockman, James Powers, Newton Woody, Henry Mainess, John S. Ritter, Asa Mainess, Noah Brewer, Spencer Brown, Sampson Cockman, Nelson Hunsucker, John R. Ritter's hands, Armst Stutts and Houston Hunsucker.

      1856, Feb 2 -- 1853-1856 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 466
      Ordered that William Stutts be appointed overseer of the road from George Moore's to the branch near McQueen's and work the following hands: Westley Wallace, Cornelius Dowdy, Zeno Cockman, Henry Melton, George Cockman, Sampson Cockman, Noah Cockman, David Cockman, Noah Richardson & hands, Armstead Stutts, Isaac Williams, G.W. Horner, John Jones, Quimby Wallace, Joseph Upton, Lochart Wallace, Geo. Williams and Jefferson Williams.

      1857 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman listed 200 acres valued at $300 and 1 white poll on Buffalo Creek in District 9

      1858, May 1 -- 1856-1858 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 422
      Ordered that George Cockman be appointed overseer of the road from George Moore's to the branch near McQueen's and work the following hands: William Stutts, Wesley Wallace, Cornelius Dowdy, Zeno Cockman, Henry Melton, Sampson Cockman, Noah Cockman, David Cockman, Noah Richardson hands, Armsted Stutts, Isaac Williams, G.W. Horner, John Jones, Quimby Wallace, Joseph Upton, Lochart Wallace, George Williams and Jefferey Williams.

      1858, Jul 31 -- 1856-1858 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 475
      Ordered that John Gardner be appointed overseer of the road from the fork at George Cockman to the Bar at Thomas Williams and work the following hands: James Stutts, Lindsy Stutts, John Garner, Edmond Garner, Lindsey Williams, Henry Yow, Henry Williams, Branson Williams, Derick Yow, Alex. Williams, Harbert Williams, Andrew Yow and Wm. Yow.

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 204, Gold Region Post Office
      George Cockman 44 M, Farmer, $800 Real Estate, $100 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Clarkey Cockman 40 F, Born in NC
      William Mc. Cockman 18 M, Born in NC
      Ellen E. Cockman 16 F, Born in NC
      Sarah L. Cockman 15 F, Born in NC
      Isham W. Cockman 11 M, Born in NC
      Nancy J. Cockman 9 F, Born in NC
      Rebecca F. Cockman 6 F, Born in NC
      Eli E. Cockman 3 M, Born in NC
      Delphina Cockman 1 F, Born in NC

      1861, May 21-Apr 1862 -- Record of Estates Book H Page 406-409, Moore County, NC
      Estate of John Cockman, Dec'd. by Administrator George Cockman. Items were purchased by the following: Noah Richardson, Noah Cockman, D. Davis, Bryant Tyson, D.F. Muse, J.A. Stutts, Enoch Stewart, J.J. Richardson, Saml. Wallace, C.T. Horner, Mary Cockman, J.S. Ritter, L.M. Seawell, Emsley Wallace, Miles Muse, Thomas Horner, Sampson Cockman, S.W. Seawell, James Horner, M.A. Cockman, B.C. Brady, Z.B. Moore, D. Stutts, W. Wallace, J.H. Williams, Isham Wallace, Zeno Richardson, Armstrong Maness, N.R. Currie, John Muse, Henry Brown, George Horner, A. Brown, W. Williams and Wm. King.

      1861, Jun 2-Jul 8 -- Notice, Fayetteville Weekly Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      Moore County, NC -- Mary Cockman v. George Cockman et al. Petition for Dower. Appearing that Michael Cockman and David Cockman, defendants, are not inhabitants of this State. They are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the fourth Monday in Jul.

      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 578, Ritters Township, Carters Mill Post Office
      George Cockman 53 M, Farmer, $600 Real Estate, $500 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Clarkey Cockman 47 F, Born in NC
      Rebecca Cockman 16 F, Born in NC
      Eli E. T. Cockman 13 M, Born in NC
      Belfina Cockman 11 F, Born in NC
      Charles E. Cockman 9 M, Born in NC

      1871, Mar 11-Apr 3 -- Orders and Decrees Book 1 Page 66, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman, Administrator of John Cockman Dec'd. ExParte. Ordered that administrator have leave to sell evidence of debt.

      1871, Oct 9 -- Deed Book 82 Page 6, Moore County, NC
      Levi Sheffield and wife Jane/Jenny deeded W.T. Horner two tracts located on the Plank Road [1] 50 acres adjoining George Cockman, Sampson Cockman and his own line [2] 40 acres adjoining Rachel Dowdy and Noah Cockman. Danl. McIntosh was a witness.

      1873, Jan 21 -- Land Grant #4487, Moore County, NC
      Sampson Cockman received 42 acres located on the waters of Glade Branch adjoining Presley Caddell, George Cockman and Joseph Caddell. A.W. Cagle and Elisha Cagle were chain carriers.

      1874, Oct 2 -- Orders and Decrees Book 1 Page 355, Moore County, NC
      Sampson Cockman and George Cockman appointed to review the stock and crops of A.H. Williams Dec'd.to determine the amount available for a year's maintenance for widow Nannie Williams and their two children under ten.

      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 337, Ritters Township
      George Cockman 66 M, Head, Married, Farmer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Clarkey Cockman 59 F, Wife, Married, Keeps House, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Charley Cockman 19 M, Son, Single, Works on Farm, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1884 -- Branson's NC Business Directory Page 468-474, Moore County, NC
      Geo. Knockman [Cockman] listed as a farmer at Carters Mill Post Office

      1884, Mar 27 -- 1880-1885 Administrator's Bonds, Moore County, NC Page 58
      George Cockman appointed Administrator of the Estate of Isham Wallace, Dec'd. with David S. Barrett and M. McL. Kelly as securities.

      1884, Apr 4 -- Deed Book 12 Page 533, Moore County, NC
      J.S. Cockman deeded W.J. Cockman, Jas. A. Cockman and W.L. Cockman 190 acres located on Meadow Branch adjoining Samuel B. Wallace. Comprised of the following tracts deeded to J.S. Cockman: 47 acres from Wm. Stutts and L. Grimm, 50 acres from Mary Cockman, 24 acres from George Melton, 24 acres from Candy Melton, 8 acres from George Cockman, 36 acres of Melton land. R.L. McNeill was a witness.

      1886, Jan 5 -- Deed Book 49 Page 444, Moore County, NC
      James H. Shields and wife Nannie M. Shields deeded Lewis S. Maness 32 acres adjoining Lewis S. Maness, William Stutts, George Cockman and lot #5 assigned to Nannie M. Wallace. E.T. Williams was a witness.

      1889, Dec 11 -- Orders and Decrees Book 3 Page 80-82, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman, Admst. of Isham Wallace Dec'd. v. Samuel B. Wallace, W.W. Wallace, Quimby Wallace. John Wallace, Virgil Wallace and other heirs. Division of Land mentions neighbors Quimby Wallace, Samuel Wallace; 10a tract deeded from Joseph Wallace to Isham Wallace. Heirs: Lovedy Jane Horner, wife of James Horner, Heirs of Elizabeth Cockman, wife of Sampson Cockman (Wesly Cockman, James Cockman, Alice Cockman, Clarky Ann Horner, wife of W.T. Horner, Eliza Horner, wife of Thomas R. Horner), Heirs of Locky Wallace (Mary Maness, wife of Blake Maness, Martha Maness, wife of Lewis Maness, Ruth Ritter, wife of Joseph Ritter, Vandie Maness, wife of McLellan Maness, Ella Blake Wallace), Sarah Garner, wife of John Garner, Samuel B. Wallace, Mary Cockman, wife of Noah Cockman, W.W. Wallace, Clarky Cockman, Quimby Wallace, Emsley Wallace, Virgil Wallace, S.D. Wallace and John Wallace (of Arkansas).

      1890 -- Branson's NC Business Directory Page 457-466, Moore County, NC
      Geo. Knockman [Cockman] listed as a farmer at Carters Mill Post Office

      1891, Sep 15 -- Deed Book 126 Page 378, Moore County, NC
      S.D. Garner and wife Lillie Ellen deeded W.T. Garner and wife Martha 40 acres adjoining Alexander Williams and George Cockman. M.McL. Kelly was a witness.

      1893, Mar 6 -- Deed Book 10, Page 338-340, Moore County, NC
      George Cockman, administrator of Isham Wallace, Dec'd. deeded I.W.H. Cockman two tracts. [1] 142 acres located on Meadow Branch adjoining Quimby Wallace, Samuel Wallace and L. Wallace. [2] 10 acres located on Meadow Branch and the Rutherford Road adjoining Armstrong Maness and deeded to Isham Wallace by Josiah Wallace. A.H. McNeill was a witness.

      1893, Dec 23 -- Deed Book 22 Page 400, Moore County, NC
      Sampson Cockman deeded S. Alice Cockman 40 acres adjoining George Cockman and N. Cockman. Jos. T. Seawell was a witness.

      1894, Jul 30 -- Will Book E Page 528-531, Moore County, NC
      Will of George Cockman Dec'd. Heirs: son W. McSwain Cockman; daughter Elizabeth Caddell, wife of Bias Caddell; son-law Leander Hare; daughter Nancy Jane Stafford; Becky Williams, wife of Richard Williams; Delphiny Williams, wife of Murdock Williams; son Eli Cockman; son Charles Edward Cockman; son I.W.H. Cockman. Executor: W. McSwain Cockman. Witnesses: John J. Shaw, A.F. Seawell and S.M. Jones. Proven Aug 13, 1907.

      1895, Mar 12 -- 1889-1897 Administrator's Bonds, Moore County, NC Page 68
      George Cockman appointed Administrator of the Estate of Isham Wallace, Dec'd. with W. McS. Cockman and Robert W. Barrett as securities.

      1905, Aug 16 -- Local News, Carthage Blade [Carthage, NC] Newspaper
      "Death of Mr. Geo. Cockman. Mr. Geo. Cockman, age about 93 years, died at Mr. Eli Cockman's in Ritter's township Sunday and was buried at Flint Hill Baptist church, of which he was a member, Monday afternoon. Another ancient landmark, another victim of old age has been removed."

      1906, Jan 30 -- 1896-1908 Administrator's Bonds, Moore County, NC Page 448-449
      C.E. Cockman appointed Administrator of the Estate of Geo. Cockman, Dec'd. with John L. Currie and Gilbert McLeod as securities. Heirs: W. McS. Cockman, Elizabeth Caddell, Sarah Hair, Jane Stafford and husband Parker Stafford, I.W.H. Cockman, Rebecca Williams and husband R.M. Williams, Eli T. Cockman, Della Williams and husband Murd. Williams and C.E. Cockman.

      1906, Mar 13 -- Deed Book 33 Page 512, Moore County, NC
      John M. Wallace [Perry County, AR] deeded Geo. W Horner his 1/3 interest and 52 2/3 of 158 acre tract known as the Isham Wallace homestead adjoining the heirs of Lockey Wallace, Isham Cockman and Quimby Wallace. Land includes the 21 acres deeded to Elizabeth Cockman prior to Isham Wallace's death and the 21 acres provided to John M. Wallace and Clarkie Cockman of the remaining 137 acres.

    Person ID I00187  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2020 

    DNA Tests  24 DNA tests are associated with George Cockman 

    Father John Cockman,   b. 1785,   d. Bef 21 May 1861  (Age < 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Richardson,   b. 1783,   d. 1868  (Age 85 years) 
    Documents
    Map of John Cockman's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC between Meadow Branch and McCallum's Fork
    Map of John Cockman's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC between Meadow Branch and McCallum's Fork
    Tracts highlighted include grants to Joseph Cockman [YELLOW], son John Cockman [GREEN] and grandsons David Cockman [BLUE] Michael Cockman [BLUE] and Sampson Cockman [PURPLE]. Joseph Cockman's son-in-law Solomon Brewer [BLUE] is also higlighted as is land purchased by John Cockman from Jesse & Richard Upton [GREEN]
    Histories
    Cockman Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Cockman Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Cockman references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F0039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarkey Ann Wallace,   b. 2 Mar 1820,   d. 24 Aug 1891, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1840  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. William McSwain Cockman,   b. Apr 1842,   d. 1906  (Age ~ 63 years)
    +2. Mary Elizabeth Cockman,   b. 1844
    +3. Sarah Lee Cockman,   b. 1845,   d. 1887  (Age 42 years)
    +4. Isham Wallace Haig Cockman,   b. 27 Mar 1848,   d. Oct 1909  (Age 61 years)
    +5. Nancy Jane Cockman,   b. 27 Aug 1850,   d. 9 Jan 1921, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Sindi Ann Cockman,   b. 21 Oct 1852,   d. 1 Jan 1856  (Age 3 years)
    +7. Rebecca Francis Cockman,   b. 30 Aug 1854,   d. 11 Jul 1928  (Age 73 years)
    +8. Eli Terry Cockman,   b. 7 Feb 1857,   d. 2 Sep 1946  (Age 89 years)
    +9. Delphina Cockman,   b. Apr 1859,   d. 2 Jan 1910  (Age ~ 50 years)
    +10. Charles Edward Cockman,   b. 21 Feb 1860, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1938, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F0016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jun 1840 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Flint Hill Baptist Church Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1938 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Charles Edward Cockman
    1938 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Charles Edward Cockman
    1861/1862 Record of Estates Book H Page 406/407, Moore County, NC - Estate of John Cockman
    1861/1862 Record of Estates Book H Page 406/407, Moore County, NC - Estate of John Cockman
    1861/1862 Record of Estates Book H Page 408/409, Moore County, NC - Estate of John Cockman
    1861/1862 Record of Estates Book H Page 408/409, Moore County, NC - Estate of John Cockman
    1884 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace
    1884 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace
    1885 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace
    1885 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace
    1906 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - George Cockman
    1906 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - George Cockman
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2957 - David Cockman
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2957 - David Cockman
    1873 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #4487 - Sampson Cockman
    1873 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #4487 - Sampson Cockman
    1921 Death Certificate, Mecklenburg County, NC - Nancy Jane Cockman
    1921 Death Certificate, Mecklenburg County, NC - Nancy Jane Cockman
    1905 Obituary, Carthage Blade - George Cockman
    1905 Obituary, Carthage Blade - George Cockman

    Headstones
    George Cockman
    George Cockman
    Son of John Cockman and Mary Morgan

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).