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William Cocke
Birth: 1748
Amelia County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1828
Columbus
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA

Explorer, Republican Congressman from Tennessee, and US soldier. In 1776, he explored Eastern Tennessee and Western Kentucky with Daniel Boone. He was twice elected to the US Senate (1796-1797)(1799-1805) and served under Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812. (bio by: Tim Crutchfield) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Kissiah Cocke (1768 - 1820)*
 
 Children:
  John Alexander Cocke (1772 - 1854)*
  Jane Cocke Buckingham (1784 - 1868)*
  Thomas Cocke (1786 - 1861)*
  Sterling Cocke (1789 - 1859)*
  Elisabeth Cocke Jack (1792 - 1866)*
  Stephen Cocke (1797 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Columbus
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Oct 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8004425
William Cocke
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-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 31, 2014
R.I.P.
- R.D. Herring
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014
We salute you sir!
- descendants of Gen. John Sevier
 Added: Jul. 16, 2013
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