BENJAMIN COOKSEY (1810-1883)

BENJAMIN5 COOKSEY (JOHN4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, PHILLIP1) was born 25 Mar 1810 in Tennessee, and died 08 Feb 1883 in Allen KY.

He married LYDIA WEIR 21 Feb 1838 in Wilson County TN.  She was born 1816 in Tennessee, and died Bef. 1860 in Tennessee.

Notes for BENJAMIN COOKSEY:

Note: Age 40, South Division, Smith county, TN, 1850 census. Age 50, District 12, Rome, Smith county, TN, 1860 census. Living next door to Joseph, his brother. 22 April 1872 in Smith Co., TN is an alternate death date. Possible twin to Joseph

Children of BENJAMIN COOKSEY and LYDIA WEIR are:

              i.   EMILY6 COOKSEY, b. 1839, Wilson County TN.

11.        ii.   NATHAN H COOKSEY, b. 13 Oct 1842, Smith County TN; d. 12 Feb 1922, Logan County KY.

12.       iii.   JOHN H COOKSEY, b. 1844, Smith County TN; d. 1888, Tennessee.

            iv.   DOSHA COOKSEY, b. 1845, Smith County TN.

             v.   WILLIAM COOKSEY, b. 1848, Smith County TN.

            vi.   LES COOKSEY, b. 1852, Smith County TN.

13.      vii.   BENJAMIN D COOKSEY, b. May 1852, Smith County TN; d. 1937, Rome Smith County TN.

Generation 6

NATHAN H6 COOKSEY (BENJAMIN5, JOHN4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, PHILLIP1) was born 13 Oct 1842 in Smith County TN, and died 12 Feb 1922 in Logan County KY.

He married ALDORA R EDWARDS 1867 in Wilson County TN.  She was born 11 Jan 1851 in Tennessee, and died Feb 1904 in Wilson County TN.

Children of NATHAN COOKSEY and ALDORA EDWARDS are:

              i.   ROBERT7 COOKSEY, b. 1870, Wilson County TN.

             ii.   WILLIE COOKSEY, b. 1872, Wilson County TN.

            iii.   EMMA COOKSEY, b. 1874, Wilson County TN.

32.       iv.   JOHN J COOKSEY, b. 1876, Wilson County TN; d. 1930, Wilson County TN.

             v.   ANNIE COOKSEY, b. 1878, Wilson County TN.

            vi.   MAMMIE COOKSEY, b. 1884, Wilson County TN.

           vii.   JESSIE COOKSEY, b. 1889, Wilson County TN.

JOHN H6 COOKSEY (BENJAMIN5, JOHN4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, PHILLIP1) was born 1844 in Smith County TN, and died 1888 in Tennessee.

He married ANN MCGAW 1871 in Smith Co TN.  She was born 1848 in Smith County TN.

Children of JOHN COOKSEY and ANN MCGAW are:

              i.   BENJAMIN7 COOKSEY, b. 1873, Smith County TN.

             ii.   ELIZA COOKSEY, b. 1875, Smith County TN.

BENJAMIN D6 COOKSEY (BENJAMIN5, JOHN4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, PHILLIP1) was born May 1852 in Smith County TN, and died 1937 in Rome Smith County TN.

He married (1) J IDA MCGAW 1875 in Smith Co TN.  She was born 1856, and died Bef. 1878 in Smith County TN.

He married (2) BELL WILSON 1878 in Wilson County TN.  She was born 1863 in Davidson Co TN, and died 1917 in Rome Smith County TN.

Child of BENJAMIN COOKSEY and J MCGAW is:

              i.   NELLIE7 COOKSEY, b. 1876, Smith County TN.

Children of BENJAMIN COOKSEY and BELL WILSON are:

             ii.   CLAUDE7 COOKSEY, b. 1879, Smith County TN.

            iii.   ERNEST COOKSEY, b. 1881, Smith County TN.

            iv.   EARL COOKSEY, b. 1884, Smith County TN.

             v.   BASCOMB COOKSEY, b. 1886, Smith County TN.

            vi.   JOHN HENRY COOKSEY, b. 1888, Smith County TN.

           vii.   BENJAMIN COOKSEY, b. 1890, Smith County TN; d. 1890, Rome Smith County TN.

          viii.   HERSCHEL COOKSEY, b. 1893, Smith County TN.

            ix.   JULIAN COOKSEY, b. 1895, Smith County TN.

 

Generation No. 7

32.  JOHN J7 COOKSEY (NATHAN H6, BENJAMIN5, JOHN4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, PHILLIP1) was born 1876 in Wilson County TN, and died 1930 in Wilson County TN.

He married NOTIE SIMPSON.  She was born 1877, and died Aft. 1930.

Children of JOHN COOKSEY and NOTIE SIMPSON are:

              i.   IDA MAY8 COOKSEY, b. 1899, Wilson County TN.

             ii.   ANNIE RAY COOKSEY, b. 1904, Wilson County TN.

            iii.   VAN J COOKSEY, b. 1907, Wilson County TN; d. 1991, Wilson County TN.

            iv.   CLYDE COOKSEY, b. 1915, Wilson County TN; d. 1998, Bowling Green KY.

 

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