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

William Dr. Cocke

Male Abt 1672 - 1720  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name William Dr. Cocke  [1
    Born Abt 1672  Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Oct 1720  Williamsburg, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I050585  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father Family Cocke 
    Family ID F45232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jekyll Catesby,   b. Abt 1680, Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1755, Williamsburg, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1699  St. Peters Church, Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Catesby Cocke,   b. 29 Aug 1701, Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1762, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Catesby Cocke,   b. Sep 1702, Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1763, Belmont, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     3. William Cocke,   b. Abt 1703, Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1753, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     4. Anne Cocke,   b. 1704, Sudbury, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1746, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)
     5. Jemima Cocke,   b. 1713, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lucy Cocke,   b. Abt 1721, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 'Goldsborough' Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F17875  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. II, page 194

      MDCLII
      Inscribed to the Memory of
      Doctor William Cocke
      An English Physician Born
      of reputable Parents.
      He was learned and polite,
      Of undisputed skill in his profession,
      Of unbounded generosity in his practice,
      Which multitudes yet alive can testify.
      He was, many years, of the Council
      and Secretary of State for this Colony
      In the reign of Queen Anne and of King George.
      He died suddenly, sitting a Judge on the Bench
      of the General Court in the Capitol
      MDCCXX.
      His Hon: Friend Alex'a Spotswood then Gov'r
      attended his Funeral,
      and, weeping, saw the Corps Interred
      at the West side of the Alter
      in this Church.
      === ?
      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 222
      At a Court held for Essex County August ye 10th: Ano: 1693
      These are to certifie that WM, COCK is designed out of this Country
      Vere Recordatr Test FRA: MERIWETHER, CI Cur

  • Sources 
    1. [S763254] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. II, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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