Sterling Cocke, Capt., Judge (1789 - 1859)

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Birthplace: Hawkins Co, TN
Death: Died in MS
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About Sterling Cocke, Capt., Judge

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JUDGE/CAPT. STERLING2 COCKE (WILLIAM1) was born June 15, 1789 in Hawkins County, TN, and died August 12, 1859 in Mississippi. He married (1) ELIZA T. MASENGILL 1814 in Grainger Co., TN, daughter of MICHAEL MASENGILL. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown. He married (2) CAROLINE F. JONES5 1818 in Springfield, KY. She was born February 17, 1797, and died November 1, 1857.

Notes for JUDGE/CAPT. STERLING COCKE:

   "The first lawyer of prominence in Hawkins County was William Cocke, who is mentioned elsewhere. He had two or three sons, who also became lawyers. One of them, John Cocke, located in Grainer county; another, Sterling Cocke, remained in Hawkins County. He was admitted to practice in 1812, and six years later was made attorney-general, in which position he continued for many years. He was not looked upon as a lawyer of great ability, but was a man of strict integrity and of pleasing manners." -- Goodspeed's History of Hawkins County
   Represented Grainger County in Tennessee Legislature in 1815 and state senate in 1817; was solicitor General 3rd TN District 1817-35.  Removed to Miss.; chancellor of Miss.
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Хронология Sterling Cocke, Capt., Judge

1789
June 15, 1789
Hawkins Co, TN
1814
1814
Age 24
Grainger Co, TN
1815
July 16, 1815
Age 26
Grainger Co, TN
1818
1818
Age 28
Springfield, KY
1826
1826
Age 36
TN
1828
1828
Age 38
TN
1859
August 12, 1859
Age 70
MS
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VA
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