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

Elias Cooksey

Male 1794 - 1861  (67 years)


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  • Name Elias Cooksey 
    Born 7 Jan 1794  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1861  Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I64946  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 

    Father Phillip Cooksey,   b. Bef 1757, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1836, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Adams,   b. Between 1764 and 1769, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1816, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1785  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Anne Morgan,   b. 13 Aug 1795, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1865, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1818  Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F34558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Elias Cooksey, b. Jan. 7, 1794 in Fauquier Co., Va., d. Feb. 6, 1861 in Rappahannock Co., Va., m. Jan. 28, 1818 in Frederick Co., Va. Martha Ann Morgan, b. Aug. 13, 1795, d. June 8, 1865 in Rappahannock Co., Va.

      Jan. 28, 1818 - Martha Ann Morgan m. Elias Cooksey in Frederick Co., Va., bondsman William Morgan.
      Source: Vogt, John and Kethley, T. William, Jr., "Frederick County [Va.] Marriages, 1738-1850," p. 417.

      1820 - Elias Cooksey is in the 1820 Census of Fauquier Co., Va., p. 116, as follows: 000010-10100, 5 slaves.

      by 1839 - Elias Cooksey moved to Rappahannock Co., Va. before 1839.

      1839 - See the record of this date under father Philip.

      Apr. 5, 1839 - See the record of this date under father Philip.

      Mar. 2, 1859 - The Rappahannock Co., Va. will of Elias Cooksey, probated Mar. 11, 1861, names wife Martha Ann Cooksey, sons James W. Cooksey, Philip F. Cooksey and John Cooksey, and daughters Caroline Bowlen and Phebe Ann Cooksey. Sons James and John named executors. Witnesses: A. Turner, Henry Reager/Reagen, Philip C. Adin?/Bain.
      Source: Rappahannock Co., Va. Wills, Book D, pp. 232-3.

      1840 - Elias Cooksey is in the 1840 Census of Rappahannock Co., Va., as follows: 0112001-0011001.

      1850 - Elias Cooksey is in the 1850 Census of Rappahannock Co., Va., as follows:
      --Elias Cooksey, age 56, farmer, value of real estate $12,500, b. Va.
      --Martha A. Cooksey, age 54, b. Va.
      --Phoebe A. Cooksey, age 29, b. Va.
      --James Cooksey, age 27, farmer, b. Va.
      --Philip Cooksey, age 25, farmer, b. Va.
      --Caroline Cooksey, age 21, b. Va.
      --John Cooksey, age 18, laborer, b. Va.

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