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Richard Cocke, II

Birthplace: Bremo Plantation, Henrico County, Virginia
Death: Died in Bremo, Henrico, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Henrico, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Col. Richard Cocke and Temperance Cocke
Husband of Sarah Cocke and Elizabeth Amber Cocke
Father of Richard Cocke, of Bremo; John Cocke; Martha Pleasants and William Cocke
Brother of Captain Thomas Cocke, of Henrico
Half brother of Elizabeth Cocke; William Cocke of the Low Ground; Richard Cocke the Younger; John Cocke; Edward Cocke, Sr., and 1 other

Occupation: House of Burgess
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About Richard Cocke the Elder

Richard "the elder" to distinguish him from his young half-brother of the same name. He inherited the 640 acre "Bremo" plantation in Henrico from his father. SERVICE: a surveyor of the county and justice, 1678. A member of the county court 1678, 1680, 1699, and probally during all of this period. VA Gen 40: 243-248 Oct 1996 apparently shows that this Cocke family and the one of Princess Anne Co. seen in early Moseley records may be all the same one of Constantine area in Cornwall England.

Death Location Charles City, , VA, USA Bremo,Henrico,Virginia,USA

Birth Date 12/10/1639 1637

Death Date 11/20/1706 1720


RICHARD COXE (THE ELDER), b. December 10, 1639, Bremo, Curles, Henrico County, VA; d. November 20, 1706, Bremo, Fluvanna County, VA.

He resided at Malvern Hill:

Father: Richard COCKE , Sr. Lt Col. 1602 - 1665

Mother: : Temperance BAILEY


  1.  Thomas COCKE , I
  2.  Richard COCKE , the Elder  1639-1706
  3.  Elizabeth COCKE 

Father's Family 2 : Mary ASTON

  1.  William COCKE
  2.  John COCKE
  3. +Richard COCKE , the Younger
  4.  Edward COCKE 

Married Elizabeth Hartwell

b. 1643 dau of John Hartwell of 'Swann's Point', Surry Co., VA; gr dau of William Hartwell, J.P. James City.

Children of Richard Cocke II and Elizabeth Hartwell are:

  1. +Richard Cocke III, b. 1672, BREMO,VA, d. 1720.
  2. +Elizabeth Cocke, b. 1675, d. date unknown.
  3. +Martha Cocke, b. 1677, d. 1757.
  4. +John Cocke, d. 1699.

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Richard Cocke the Elder's Timeline

December 10, 1639
Henrico County, Virginia
January 26, 1670
Age 30
Age 32
Henrico County, VA, USA
Age 33
Age 36
Henrico, Virginia
June 16, 1691
Age 51
Henrico Co, VA
November 20, 1706
Age 66
Bremo, Henrico, Virginia, United States
November 1706
Age 66
Henrico, Virginia
March 4, 1970
Age 66
September 14, 1970
Age 66