Col. Edward Cockey 1 2 3
- Born: 20 Dec 1731, Maryland, (United States)
- Marriage (1): Eleanor Pindell
- Died: Abt 1795 about age 64
From Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774, pp. 5-6:
"BACK RIVER UPPER HUNDRED, 1763"
[Among those listed are:]
Cole, William (Britton Ridge)
Deye, Thomas Cockey
Ridgley, Charles Sr.
Ridgley, Charles Jr.
Ibid., pp. 12-13:
"BALTIMORE COUNTY DEBT BOOK, 1765-1766
"This portion of the debt book, most of which is missing, is held in the Manuscript Division (MS.1711) of the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. Only pages 103 to 109 of the original ledger remain. It shows the residents' names, their land tracts and the quit rent owed [not included here]."
[Among those listed are:]
Edward Cockey - Cockey's Delight.
John Talbott - part of Molly's and Sally's Delight. Also mentions a B. Philphot.
Col. William Hammond - part of Buck Ridge.
Jacob Cox - Coxes Range; Coxes Pleasant Meadows; part of Barney's Timer Ridge Resurveyed.
Charles Howard - Howard's Adventure; Howard's Fancy (also mentions a Eli Owings).
Ibid., pp. 27-41:
"SIGNERS FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE COUNTY SEAT TO BALTIMORE TOWN (1768)...
"...Thomas Cockey...Joshua Owings...Charles Ridgely... Samuel Owings... John Cockey... Benjamin Wells, Charles Wells... George Wells... Caleb Warfield, Nathaniel Stinchcomb... William Coale...Christopher Randall, Jr.... J. Cockey Owings... William Wells, Jr.... William Wells...Edward Talbott... Edward Cockey... Benjamin Talbott... Charles Ridgely (son William)... Elisha Dorsey... Alexander Wells, Nathaniel Owings...Nathaniel Stinchcomb, Sr....Lott Owings... Anthony Arnold... Richard Owings... William Cockey... John Talbott (son Edward)... Richard Owings... William Slade... Edward Talbot... Vachel Dorsey... Christopher Owings, Richard Owings... Edward Dorsey (son John)... Lancelott Dorsey, Charles Dorsey (son Nathan), Ely Dorsey... Henry Dorsey...Samuel Dorsey, Jr.... Joshua Owings, Jr.... Samuel Owings... John Wells... Thomas Owings... Henry Butler... George Dorsey.
Ibid., pp. 50-54:
"A LIST OF TAXABLES IN BACK RIVER UPPER HUNDRED IN 1773 TAKEN BY WILLIAM HUTSON"
[Among households and garrisons(?) listed are:]
Cockey, John; Thomas Webster; Thomas Hersy; Thomas Draper; Edward Night; William Collins; Negro Nan
Cockey, William; Edward Flannagan; Rowland Bates; Negroes: Jack, Sam, Ja, Bett
Cockey, Edward, Joshua Cockey; Negroes: Easter, Juday
Cockey, Thomas Sr.; Thomas Cockey; James Space; Negroes: Jonathan, Boson, Burnam, (unclear), Haly(?), Cook, Jack
Noted events in his life were:
• Elected: to the Lower House of Maryland.
Edward married Eleanor Pindell.