.              John Cock of Montgomery and Grayson Cos, Va
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.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

.      John Cock,1                                                                                                                                                 (ancestry unknown)
.
.          m Elizabeth Goad, b 12 Jul 1726 North Farnham Parish, Richmond Co, Va, d 1799 Grayson Co, Va, d/o
John Goad (#2) and Kath-
.              erine (?Jennings).

.          John Cock was on the Botetourt Co, Va 1770 tithable list, and he purchased 200A on Frying Pan Creek in Pittsylvania Co, Va in
.          1771.  In 1772 John moved to Burks Fork in Fincastle Co, which was later in Montgomery Co, then in Grayson Co.  John was list-
.          ed in the Montgomery Co 1788 and 1789 tax lists.  Three surveys were recorded for John Cock in Grayson Co in 1797.

.          issue:

1         
1.   Andrew Cock, b 1740's, m(1) ____, m(2) Penelope Ward Clifton.

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2.   Valentine Cock, d ca 1776-1782, prob the "Cox Man" killed by Indians.
.                1786 Valentine Cock settled on Snake Creek, Montgomery Co.
.                1782 Andrew Cock appeared before the Land Commisioners to lay claim to Valentine's land.
.                1784 Montgomery Co Survey Bk B, p 11: Land surveyed in 1782 for Valentine Cock was granted to Andrew Cock as heir-at-
.                         law of Valentine.

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3.   James Cock, b ca 1750, m Nancy ____.
.                James was apparently s/o John Cock.
.                1772 James Cock settled on Crooked Creek, Grayson Co (Montgomery Co then).  He received grants to 8 tracts of land, most
.                         on Glade and Crooked Creeks, one of which he purchased from Andrew Cock.
.                1799 James moved away.
.                1816 Last of James' tracts sold, and he was living in Lincoln Co, Tenn then.
.                issue:
.                
a.   James Cock.  Poss the one who m 17 Sep 1800 Grayson Co to Elizabeth Sexton.
.                
b.   William Cock.  Poss the one who m Mary Dillard, d/o Thomas Dillard and Ruth Goad (d/o Abraham Goad (#3)).

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4.   John Cock, b 12 Feb 1756 Bedford Co, Va, d 20 Jul 1834 Warren Co, Tenn, m Rebecca Juson, d/o Joseph Juson.  John was
.                apparently s/o John Cock.

.     ?   
5.   Mary Millie Cock, m Thomas Dickens.
.                Mary is traditionally a d/o John Cock, but no proof.

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6.   Susannah Cock (Susan), b 1760's, d 1840's, m Henry Webb, b 1750's, d 1840's, s/o Jacob Webb and Mary Austin (Mollie).
.                Susannah is traditionally considered a d/o John Cock, but no proof.

.    ??  
7.   Reuben Cock, b 1760's, m Rhoda ____.
.               Apparently related to John Cock, possibly a son, but no proof.  Definitely not a s/o Andrew Cock, above.





.          Notes: misc Cock marriages, prob related to this family:
.                     1.   Polly Cock m 17 Sep 1800 Grayson Co to William Sexton.
.                     2.   Polly Cock m 17 Sep 1800 Grayson Co to Joshua Richeson.
.                     3.   Elizabeth Cock, m 17 Sep 1800 Grayson Co to William Sexton.


.          Ref:  1. "
Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", 1985, John Perry Alderman, p 39-40.  He listed probable children: Andrew Cock; John
.                         Cock; James Cock; Valentine Cock; and possibly Mary Cock, m Thomas Dickens; Susanna Cock, m Henry Webb; and some
.                         relationship: Reuben Cock.
.                   2.   Isaac Webb's family bible states that Andrew Cocke was son of John Cocke Sr and Elizabeth Goad.
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