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Mary Jane Gray Cockrell
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1861
Cockrell Hill
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1931
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Father: James William Gray (born in VA)
Mother: Elizabeth Allman (born in VA)


Mrs. Mary Jane Cockrell, 70, member of one of Dallas' oldest families and wife of Ellis Cockrell, rancher and oil man, died at 1:10 p. m. Sunday at her home, 201 North Mont Clair avenue, Oak Cliff.
Mrs. Cockrell was born at the old Frenchtown settlement, known now as Cockrell Hill, which was named for her husband. She was one of the organizers and a charter member of Cliff Temple Baptist Church in Oak Cliff. She had been a member of the Baptist Church thirty-five years.
Mr. Cockrell was active in oil development in West Texas. He now has ranches in Johnson and Bosque Counties.
Mrs. Cockrell is survived by her husband, two sons, Rube Cockrell of Cleburne and S. G. (Coodles) Cockrell of Amarillo; three daughters, Mrs. J. J. Kellam, Mrs. B. F. Harmon and Mrs. Joe Y. Field, all of Dallas; two brothers, N. P. Gray of Jefferson and George Gray of Ringgold, and a sister, Mrs. E. H. Britain of Dallas.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Monday at the residence, with Dr. Wallace Bassett, pastor of Cliff Temple Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be W. A. Baumann, Wesley Cockrell, Earl Mead and O. R. Britain, all of Dallas; Claude Britain of Oklahoma and A. B. Carter of Fort Worth.
- June 15, 1931, The Dallas Morning News,
Section II, p. 1, col. 7.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Alderson Gray (1828 - 1909)
  Ellis Cockrell (1852 - 1937)*
  Reuben Cockrell (1880 - 1938)*
  Sallie C Cockrell Kellam (1882 - 1961)*
  Infant Cockrell (1887 - 1888)*
  Lucy Kate Cockrell Harmon (1888 - 1963)*
  Rose Cockrell Field (1888 - 1971)*
  Silber Gray Cockrell (1896 - 1937)*
  Emma H Gray Britain (1851 - 1937)*
  Alexander Oscar Gray (1854 - 1922)*
  George Andy Gray (1857 - 1935)*
  Newton P. Gray (1859 - 1946)*
  Mary Jane Gray Cockrell (1861 - 1931)
  William Calvin Gray (1863 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Dec 29, 2010
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Mary Jane <i>Gray</i> Cockrell
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