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1841 Henry Cockram and Irina Brown were married on May 10 in Jefferson County, Illinois. [1]

1843 Henry Cockram received a patent for land in Illinois. [2] [3]

1850 Henry Cockrum (age 30, born in Kentucky) lived in Franklin County, Illinois, in a household with Irene Cockrum (age 30), Jno W Cockrum (age 8), Stph Cockrum (age 6), Selena Cockrum (age 2), Thos M Cockrum (age 0), and Susan J Cockrum (age 21). Henry Cockrum was a farmer. [4]

1860 Henry Cockram (age 36, born in Kentucky) lived in Township 4 S Range 3 E, Jefferson County, Illinois, in a household with Irina Cockram (age 35), John W Cockram (age 20), Stephen P Cockram (age 18), Salina Cockram (age 13), Thos M Cockram (age 8), Selecla A Cockram (age 7), Henry C Cockram (age 6), and Irma Cockram (age 3). Henry Cockram was a farmer. [5]

1880 Henry Cockrum (age 61, born in Kentucky, married) lived in Goode, Franklin County, Illinois, in a household with Irena Cockrum (age 62), Thomas M. Cockrum (age 29), and Irena Cockrum (age 22). Henry Cockrum's parents were both born in South Carolina. Henry Cockrum was a farmer. [6]

1882 Irene Cockrum, age 25, and Benj. F. Brayfield were married in 1882 in Franklin County, Illinois. Irene Cockrum, daughter of Henry Cockrum and Irene Brown, was born abt 1857. [7]

1895 Henry Cockrum died on February 24 and was buried at Kirk Cemetery, Ina, Jefferson County, Illinois. Henry Cockrum was born on July 20, 1819. [8]

1895 A pension record for Henry Cockrum names Irena Cockrum as his widow. [9]


[1] Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920, [AncestryRecord].

[2] United States Bureau of Land Management Patent, [US_BLM Abstract], [Website Image].

[3] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[4] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[5] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[6] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[7] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, [AncestryRecord].

[8] Find A Grave Memorial 80672487, [FindAGrave].

[9] U.S., Civil War Pension Index, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].