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George Cockerill

George Cockerill

Male 1852 - 1929  (76 years)

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  • Name George Cockerill 
    Birth 26 Sep 1852  Collingtree, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1929 
    Person ID I2483  forneyclark
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2023 

    Father Jabez Cockerill,   b. 25 May 1823, Collingtree, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ABT. 1907, Death & burial: Collingtree, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years) 
    Mother SUSANNAH BEECH,   b. 1823, Wootton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1899, Burial: Collingtree, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage 28 Aug 1842  Wootton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josephine Unknown,   b. 1859   d. 1915, Burial: Brittin Cem., Elkhorn, Douglas Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ellen Cockerill,   b. 1878
     2. William E. Cockerill,   b. 1881
     3. Gertie Cockerill,   b. 1884
    Family ID F0735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2023 

  • Photos
    Cockerill, George (1852-1929)
    Cockerill, George (1852-1929)
    Individual photo was originally posted at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100838315 by Pat Clay.

    Documents
    Cockerill, Samuel & Mary Longstaff  & Jabez Cockerill & Susannah Beech: 
Map of  Collingtree, England,  home of  Samuel Cockerill (1793-d. bef. 1881) & Mary Longstaff  (b. 1794) & Jabez Cockerill (b.1823)  & Susannah Beech (1823-1899)
    Cockerill, Samuel & Mary Longstaff & Jabez Cockerill & Susannah Beech: Map of Collingtree, England, home of Samuel Cockerill (1793-d. bef. 1881) & Mary Longstaff (b. 1794) & Jabez Cockerill (b.1823) & Susannah Beech (1823-1899)
    Map of Collingtree, England, home of the Samuel and Mary Longstaff Cockerill family, came from Clifton “Gayle” Cockerill’s website “Samuel Cockerill Genealogy” at http://olypen.com/cliffc/genealogy/index.html Note from Clifton "Gayle" Cockerill: Collingtree, England, which is a suburb of Northampton, is about 60 miles north of London on Hwy M1. Notice that Wootton, which is the home and/or birth place of several of the Cockerill family, is located northeast of Collingtree.
    Cockerill, Samuel & Mary Longstaff: 1861 Census of Collingtree, England, including Samuel Cockerill (1793-d. bef. 1881) & Mary Longstaff (b. 1794)
    Cockerill, Samuel & Mary Longstaff: 1861 Census of Collingtree, England, including Samuel Cockerill (1793-d. bef. 1881) & Mary Longstaff (b. 1794)
    1861 Census Image of Collingtree, England, came from Clifton “Gayle” Cockerill’s website “Samuel Cockerill Genealogy” at http://olypen.com/cliffc/genealogy/index.html , and entered his website by way of Beverly Cockerill. From Clifton "Gayle" Cockerill: Note beginning with line 4 are Samuel Cockerill (age 68) & Mary Longstaff Cockerill (age 66) & Jabez Cockerill (age 37) & his wife Susanna Beech Cockerill (age 36) & John "Joseph" Cockerill (age 18) & William Cockerill (age 16) & James C. Cockerill (age 14) & Susanna Cockerill (age 12) & George Cockerill (age 8) & Sarah Cockerill (age 6) & Mary Cockerill (age 4) & Martha Elizabeth Cockerill (age 2).

  • Notes 
    • Source:
      Donna Forney Clark:
      I've found two burial places that fit within the confines of possible burial places for George Cockerill, the better choice, I believe, being Brittin Cem., Elkhorn, Douglas Co., NE, where Josephine Cockerill is buried, and which is adjacent to Sarpy Co.

      Source:
      SEE PAT CLAY'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100838315
      Pat Clay:
      GEORGE COCKERILL
      Birth: Sep. 26, 1852
      Death: 1929, USA
      Born in Collingtree, England
      Father: Jabez Cockerill
      Mother: Susannah Beech
      Immigated in 1872 with his two brothers William, Joseph, and an infant Joseph James age 1.
      New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 record for:
      Joseph Cockerill
      Arrival Date: 8 Mar 1872 Age: 29 (Abt 1843)
      William Cockerill Age: 27 (Abt 1845)
      George Cockerill Age: 21 (Abt 1851)
      Joseph James Cockerill Age: Infant (Born: Abt 1871) Father is Jos. Cockerill
      Place of Origin: England
      Port of Departure: Liverpool, England Wueenstown, Ireland
      Destination: United States of America
      Port of arrival: New York
      Port Arrival State: New York
      Country: United States
      Ship Name: Nevada
      Burial:
      Elkhorn Cemetery
      Pilger
      Stanton County
      Nebraska, USA
      Created by: PAT CLAY
      Record added: Nov 17, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 100838315

      Source:
      Reprinted by permission. Copyright (c) 1999 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
      http://www.familysearch.org
      FamilySearch:
      Husband
      Jabez Cockerill
      Birth: 25 MAY 1823 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      Marriage: 28 AUG 1842 Wootton, Northampton, England
      Death: Collingtree, Northampton, England
      Burial: Collingtree, Northampton, England
      Wife
      Susannah Beech
      Birth: 1823 Wootton, Northampton, England
      Marriage: 28 AUG 1842 Wootton, Northampton, England
      Death: FEB 1899 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      Burial: Collingtree, Northampton, England
      Children
      1. John Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 04 AUG 1861 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      2. Joseph Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 26 DEC 1842 Wootton, Northampton, England
      Death: 11 JAN 1918 Gretna, Sarpy, Nebraska
      Burial: Gretna, Sarpy, Nebraska
      3. William Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 24 NOV 1844 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      4. James Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 01 OCT 1846 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      Death: 31 JAN 1921 Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska
      Burial: , , Nebraska
      5. Susanna Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 03 DEC 1848 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      6. John Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 23 MAR 1851 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      7. George Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 26 SEP 1852 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      8. Sarah Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 17 DEC 1854 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      9. Mary Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 05 APR 1857 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      10. Martha Elizabeth Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 12 JUN 1859 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      11. Phoebe Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 20 DEC 1863 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      12. Walter Jabez Cockerill
      Male
      Birth: 01 OCT 1865 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      13. Emma Amelia Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 23 AUG 1868 Collingtree, Northampton, England
      14. Francis H Cockerill
      Female
      Birth: 19 FEB 1871 Collingtree, Northampton, England

      Source:
      Donna Forney Clark:
      James C. Cockerill (1846-1921) immigrated into Sarpy, NE, USA 1871. He was followed by three brothers in 1872: George Cockerill (b. 1852); William Cockerill (b. 1844); & [John] Joseph ( 1842-1918) & Catherine Elizabeth Hunt Cockerill (1849-1930) & their infant son Joseph James Cockerill (1871-1955).

      Source:
      Charlene Reinhart:
      George Cockerill found in:
      Irish & British Immigrants to America, 1870 - 1872 Passenger and Immigration Lists Volume 2
      Age: 21
      Gender: Male
      Occupation: Laborer
      Country of Origin: England
      Last Residence: Unknown
      Date of Arrival: Mar. 8, 1872
      Final Destination: United States
      Port of Embarkation: Liverpool and Queenstown
      Ship's Name: Nevada
      Ship's Manifest Number: 00032229
      Purpose of Travel: Staying in the USA
      Mode of Travel: Steerage
      George Cockerill found in:
      Passenger and Immigration Index, 1500s-1900s
      Place: Nebraska Year: 1875
      Primary immigrant: Cockerill, George
      Permanent entry number: 3269914
      Source publication code: 1552.10
      Source publication page number: 25
      Source publication: DE VRIES, ELLEN M. AND RAYMOND D. Irish and Scotch-Irish Who Made A Declaration of Intention to Naturalize from Cass, Douglas, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Richardson, Sarpy and York Counties in Nebraska, 1855-1940. Lincoln, NE: Nebraskans of Irish and Scotch-Irish Ancestry, 1997. 152p.
      Source annotation: Date and place of declaration of intention. Extracted from microfilm records at the Nebraska State Historical Society. Country of origin and county, book, and page number of original records are also provided.

      Source:
      Charlene Reinhart:
      US 1880 Census of Fairview, Sarpy, Nebraska:
      Household:
      Name Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation
      William COCKERILL S Male 24 ENG Farmer (Source: Donna Forney Clark: I believe William Cockerill's age should be listed as 34, since he was born in 1844 and as an older brother was listed as head of the household)
      George COCKERILL S Male 27 ENG Farmer

      Source:
      Charlene Reinhart:
      1885 Nebraska State Census:
      In the Nebraska State Census 1885, I found:
      Name Age Birth Place Location Date
      Geo Cockerill 33 England Forest City Precinct,Sarpy,Nebraska 05 Jun 1885
      Josephine Cockerill 32 Wisconsin Forest City Precinct,Sarpy,Nebraska 05 Jun 1885
      Ellen Cockerill 7 Nebraska Forest City Precinct,Sarpy,Nebraska 05 Jun 1885
      Gertie Cockerill 1 Nebraska Forest City Precinct,Sarpy,Nebraska 05 Jun 1885
      Wm E. Cockerill 4 Nebraska Forest City Precinct,Sarpy,Nebraska 05 Jun 1885




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