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William Ruffin Coleman Cocke
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1846
Powhatan County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1884

New Market Cadet
In October of 1864 he joined the Norfolk Light Artillery Blues and was later was captured around Petersburg. Sent to Point Lookout, he was released on June 11, 1865. After the War he attended U.Va. He was admitted to the bar as an attorney in 1868. He moved to Mississippi and then Alabama, where he met and married Clara Vernon Pollard in 1871. They came to Lower Bremo, where they had seven children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip St. George Cocke (1809 - 1861)
  Sarah Elizabeth Courtney Bowdoin Cocke (1815 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Vernon Pollard Cocke (1849 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Charles Pollard Cocke (1872 - 1908)*
  Philip St. George Cocke (1873 - 1956)*
  Cary Hartwell Cocke (1877 - 1962)*
  Virginia Scott Cocke Lyman (1879 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Bowdoin Cocke (1836 - 1889)*
  Louisiana Barraud Cocke Kennon (1838 - 1914)*
  Sarah Browne Cocke Wilson (1840 - 1909)*
  Lucy Cary Cocke Bridges (1842 - 1915)*
  Philip St. George Cocke (1844 - 1913)*
  William Ruffin Coleman Cocke (1846 - 1884)
  Charles Hartwell Cocke (1851 - 1896)*
  Mary Augusta Cocke (1852 - 1902)*
  Ann Blaws Cocke (1857 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grace Episcopal Cemetery
Bremo Bluff
Fluvanna County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Sep 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21388897
William Ruffin Coleman Cocke
Added by: George Seitz
 
William Ruffin Coleman Cocke
Added by: George Seitz
 
William Ruffin Coleman Cocke
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- susan emery
 Added: Feb. 5, 2017
VMI Cadet, Pvt. Co. B; he participated in the battle of New Market.
- Goldeneagle
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014

- Roxღed
 Added: Aug. 25, 2013
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