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Cockrell-South family of Kentucky

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  John South — of Kentucky. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1793-1804. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Aaron Lewis (1750-1811); father of Samuel South; grandfather of Jeremiah Weldon South.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Simon Cockrell (1745-1839) — of Virginia. Born in Prince William County, Va., December 10, 1745. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1791-93, 1798-1800. Died in Cass County, Mo., July 18, 1839 (age 93 years, 220 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Johnson County, Mo.
  Relatives: Father of Moses Cockrell; grandfather-in-law of Jeremiah Weldon South; grandfather of Elisha Logan Cockrell, Harrison Cockrill, Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; granduncle by marriage of James Kimble Vardaman; great-grandfather of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell; second great-grandfather of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Aaron Lewis (1750-1811) — of Kentucky. Born in 1750. Delegate to Kentucky statehood convention, 1788. Died in 1811 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John South; brother-in-law of Samuel South (1767?-1832).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Samuel South (c.1767-1832) — of Madison County, Ky. Born in Maryland, about 1767. General in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1810; member of Kentucky state senate, 1810; Kentucky state treasurer, 1818-24. Died in Fayette County, Ky., August 24, 1832 (age about 65 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Fayette County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John South; brother-in-law of Aaron Lewis; father of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandfather of South Trimble, Jerry Curtis South (1867-1930) and John Glover South; second great-grandfather of Eleanor Hume Offutt.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Moses Cockrell (1767-1800) — of Lee County, Va. Born in Augusta County, Va., 1767. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1799-1800. Dreamed one night that there was a white otter down in his salt well; in the morning, he had himself lowered into the well in a basket; the basket broke, and he fell to his death, or perhaps drowned, in Lee County, Va., 1800 (age about 33 years). Interment somewhere in Lee County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Cockrell and Mary Magdalene (Vardeman) Cockrell (1752-1819); married to Barthenia Chadwell (1775-1848); uncle by marriage of Jeremiah Weldon South; uncle of Elisha Logan Cockrell, Harrison Cockrill, Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; granduncle of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell; great-granduncle of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Lee Davidson Ewing (1795-1846) — also known as William L. D. Ewing — of Vandalia, Fayette County, Ill. Born in Logan County, Ky., August 31, 1795. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1833-34; Governor of Illinois, 1834; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1835-37; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1837-38; Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1843-46; died in office 1846. Died in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., March 25, 1846 (age 50 years, 206 days). Original interment at Hutchinson Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.; reinterment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Finis Ewing (1773-1841) and Margaret Brevard (Davidson) Ewing (1774-1868); brother of Ephraim Brevard Ewing (1819-1873); married to Caroline S. Berry (1810-1883); granduncle of Ewing Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Louis Hargis (1802-1886) — also known as "Bally John" — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky.; Morehead, Rowan County, Ky. Born in Washington County, Va., March 4, 1802. Lawyer; Breathitt County Court Clerk; removed from office as Court Clerk, 1846, over unspecified charges against him; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1855-57. Died in Morehead, Rowan County, Ky., April 2, 1886 (age 84 years, 29 days). Interment somewhere in Morehead, Ky.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Archibald Calloway Cope (1828-1907); father of Thomas Frazier Hargis; uncle of John Seldon Hargis; granduncle of Alexander Hamilton Hargis and James Henderson Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Jeremiah Weldon South (1805-1880) — also known as Jere South; "The Father of Breathitt County" — of Owsley County, Ky. Born in Madison County, Ky., July 10, 1805. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1840; member of Kentucky state senate, 1843-47. Died on the floor of the Kentucky State Senate, old State Capitol Building, Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., April 15, 1880 (age 74 years, 280 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel South; father-in-law of Thomas Perrin Cardwell; nephew by marriage of Moses Cockrell; grandson-in-law of Simon Cockrell; grandson of John South; grandfather-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume and Christine Bradley South; grandfather of South Trimble, Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; great-grandfather of South Strong (1880-1939) and Eleanor Hume Offutt; cousin by marriage of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Ephraim Brevard Ewing (1819-1873) — also known as Ephraim B. Ewing — of Ray County, Mo. Born in Todd County, Ky., March 16, 1819. Lawyer; secretary of state of Missouri, 1849-53; Missouri state attorney general, 1856-58; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1859-61; circuit judge in Missouri, 1873. Died, from cerebrospinal meningitis, in Iron Mountain, St. Francois County, Mo., June 2, 1873 (age 54 years, 78 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Finis Ewing (1773-1841) and Margaret Brevard (Davidson) Ewing (1774-1868); brother of William Lee Davidson Ewing; married to Elizabeth Ann Allen; father of Anna Ewing (1846-1894; who married Francis Marion Cockrell (1834-1915)); grandfather of Ewing Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Seldon Hargis (1820-1892) — of Kentucky. Born in Lee County, Va., November 11, 1820. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1892; died in office 1892. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 28, 1892 (age 71 years, 109 days). Interment at Hargis Family Cemetery, Jackson, Ky.
  Relatives: Father of Alexander Hamilton Hargis (1859-1943) and James Henderson Hargis; nephew of John Louis Hargis; first cousin of Thomas Frazier Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Elisha Logan Cockrell (1823-1876) — of Estill County, Ky. Born in Breathitt County, Ky., December 4, 1823. Whig. Farmer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1847-48; county judge in Kentucky, 1860. Methodist. Died in Irvine, Estill County, Ky., November 2, 1876 (age 52 years, 334 days). Interment at Cockrell Family Cemetery, Ravenna, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Cockrell (1771-1856) and Mary (Smith) Cockrell; brother of Harrison Cockrill; nephew of Moses Cockrell; grandson of Simon Cockrell (1745-1839); granduncle of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944); cousin by marriage of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; first cousin once removed of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Harrison Cockrill (1826-1876) — of Owsley County, Ky. Born in Breathitt County, Ky., June 18, 1826. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1863-65, 1869-73; county judge in Kentucky, 1860; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1868; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1874. Member, Freemasons. Died of a (probably) self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Estill County, Ky., May 22, 1876 (age 49 years, 339 days). Interment at Cockrell Family Cemetery, Ravenna, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Cockrell (1771-1856) and Mary (Smith) Cockrell; brother of Elisha Logan Cockrell; married 1848 to Fannie Sewell; nephew of Moses Cockrell; grandson of Simon Cockrell (1745-1839); granduncle of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944); cousin by marriage of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; first cousin once removed of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell; first cousin twice removed of South Trimble, Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; first cousin thrice removed of South Strong and Eleanor Hume Offutt.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Isaac Newton Cardwell (b. 1827) — of Irvine, Estill County, Ky. Born in Tennessee, September 27, 1827. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1872. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Interment somewhere in Frankfort, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
  Relatives: Brother of Thomas Perrin Cardwell; granduncle of South Strong (1880-1939).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Archibald Calloway Cope (1828-1907) — of Kentucky. Born in Breathitt County, Ky., May 10, 1828. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1887-88. Died in Breathitt County, Ky., November 8, 1907 (age 79 years, 182 days). Interment at Cope Family Cemetery, Breathitt County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John Louis Hargis (1802-1886); brother-in-law of Thomas Frazier Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Thomas Perrin Cardwell (1829-1915) — of Kentucky. Born in Breathitt County, Ky., July 12, 1829. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1864-65; member of Kentucky state senate, 1865-69. Died in Breathitt County, Ky., December 27, 1915 (age 86 years, 168 days). Interment somewhere in Breathitt County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Jeremiah Weldon South; brother of Isaac Newton Cardwell (1827-?); uncle by marriage of South Trimble and John Glover South; granduncle of South Strong.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell (1832-1915) — also known as Jeremiah V. Cockrell — of Sherman, Grayson County, Tex.; Anson, Jones County, Tex.; Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Born near Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo., May 7, 1832. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; district judge in Texas, 1885-93; U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1893-97. Died in Abilene, Taylor County, Tex., March 18, 1915 (age 82 years, 315 days). Interment at Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Cockrell (1781-1837) and Nancy (Ellis) Cockrell (1803-1883); brother of Francis Marion Cockrell; married 1855 to Maranda Jane Douglass (1829-1918); nephew of Moses Cockrell; uncle of Ewing Cockrell; grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill; first cousin once removed of John T. Crisp; first cousin twice removed of Jerry Curtis South, Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944); first cousin thrice removed of Eleanor Hume Offutt.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Marion Cockrell (1834-1915) — also known as Francis M. Cockrell — of Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo. Born in Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo., October 1, 1834. Democrat. Lawyer; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1875-1905; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1904; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1905-10; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., December 13, 1915 (age 81 years, 73 days). Interment at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Francis Marion
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Cockrell (1781-1837) and Nancy (Ellis) Cockrell (1803-1883); brother of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell; married, July 17, 1853, to Arethusa Stapp (died 1859); married 1867 to Anne E. Mann (died); married, July 23, 1873, to Anna Ewing (1846-1894; daughter of Ephraim Brevard Ewing); father of Ewing Cockrell; nephew of Moses Cockrell; grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill; first cousin once removed of John T. Crisp; first cousin twice removed of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944); first cousin thrice removed of Eleanor Hume Offutt.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Zantzinger Morrow (1835-1913) — of Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky. Born in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Ky., September 3, 1835. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1860; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1870; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1883. Died in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., August 25, 1913 (age 77 years, 356 days). Interment at Somerset Cemetery, Somerset, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander S. Morrow (1792-1861) and Margaret (Boyd) Morrow (1795-1862); married, December 24, 1858, to Virginia Catherine Bradley (1842-1900; sister of William O'Connell Bradley); father of Edwin Porch Morrow; uncle of Christine Bradley South (1879-1957).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  John T. Crisp (1838-1903) — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Born near Lone Jack, Jackson County, Mo., April 3, 1838. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1878 (Democratic, 8th District), 1880 (Democratic, 8th District), 1882 (Independent Democratic, 5th District); member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1895-98, 1903; died in office 1903. Sponsor of "Jim Crow" bill to require racial segregation on railroads. Died, from heart disease, in Independence, Jackson County, Mo., April 21, 1903 (age 65 years, 18 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Greenville Crisp (1813-1865) and Elizabeth 'Betsy' (Cockrell) Crisp; married, December 18, 1866, to Annie Parker; grandnephew of Moses Cockrell; great-grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin once removed of Elisha Logan Cockrell, Harrison Cockrill, Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; second cousin of Ewing Cockrell; second cousin once removed of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944); third cousin once removed of Hiram Phillips.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hernando De Soto Money (1839-1912) — also known as Hernando D. Money — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Miss.; Winona, Montgomery County, Miss. Born in Zeiglersville, Holmes County, Miss., August 26, 1839. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Winona, Miss., 1873-74; U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1875-85, 1893-97 (3rd District 1875-83, 4th District 1883-85, 1893-97); U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1897-1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1904. Died near Biloxi, Harrison County, Miss., September 18, 1912 (age 73 years, 23 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Carroll County, Miss.
  Presumably named for: Hernando De Soto
  Relatives: Cousin *** of James Kimble Vardaman (1861-1930).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Frazier Hargis (1842-1903) — also known as Thomas F. Hargis — of Carlisle, Nicholas County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., June 24, 1842. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; county judge in Kentucky, 1869-71; member of Kentucky state senate 30th District, 1871-75; candidate for circuit judge in Kentucky, 1874; district judge in Kentucky, 1878-79; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1879-84. Died in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, August 3, 1903 (age 61 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Louis Hargis; brother-in-law of Archibald Calloway Cope; father-in-law of Jerry Curtis South (1867-1930); uncle by marriage of James Buchanan Marcum; first cousin of John Seldon Hargis and James Henderson Hargis; first cousin once removed of Alexander Hamilton Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Enoch Edgar Hume (1844-1911) — also known as E. Edgar Hume; Edgar Enoch Hume — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born near Bedford, Trimble County, Ky., March 24, 1844. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1875-77; mayor of Frankfort, Ky., 1905-06. Christian. Member, Freemasons. Died, from acute interstitial nephritis, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., July 5, 1911 (age 67 years, 103 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Hume; brother-in-law of Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; father of Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955); grandson-in-law of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin by marriage of South Trimble.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
William O. Bradley William O'Connell Bradley (1847-1914) — also known as William O. Bradley — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., March 18, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1872, 1876; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880, 1884, 1888 (speaker), 1892, 1900, 1904, 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1888; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1890-96; Governor of Kentucky, 1895-99; defeated, 1887; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1909-14; died in office 1914. Baptist; later Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1914 (age 67 years, 66 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Robert McAfee Bradley (1808-1881) and Nancy Ellen (Totten) Bradley (1815-1894); brother of Virginia Catherine Bradley (1842-1900; who married Thomas Zantzinger Morrow); married, July 11, 1867, to Margaret Robertson Duncan (1846-1943); father of Christine Bradley South (1879-1957) (who married John Glover South); uncle of Edwin Porch Morrow.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Cross-reference: J. Matt Chilton
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  James Buchanan Marcum (1858-1903) — also known as J. B. Marcum — of Kentucky. Born January 9, 1858. Republican. Kentucky Republican state chair, 1903. Shot and killed, by Curtis Jett and Tom White, at the behest of county judge James H. Hargis, on the steps of the Breathitt County Courthouse, Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., May 4, 1903 (age 45 years, 115 days). Interment at Sewell Cemetery, Jackson, Ky.
  Presumably named for: James Buchanan
  Relatives: Nephew by marriage of Thomas Frazier Hargis (1842-1903).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Alexander Hamilton Hargis (1859-1943) — Born in Breathitt County, Ky., August 21, 1859. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1892. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., April 30, 1943 (age 83 years, 252 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Breathitt County, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Alexander Hamilton
  Relatives: Son of John Seldon Hargis; brother of James Henderson Hargis; grandnephew of John Louis Hargis (1802-1886); first cousin once removed of Thomas Frazier Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  James Kimble Vardaman (1861-1930) — also known as James K. Vardaman; "The Great White Chief" — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born near Edna, Jackson County, Tex., July 26, 1861. Democrat. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1890-96; Speaker of the Mississippi State House of Representatives, 1894; major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1904, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1916; Governor of Mississippi, 1904-08; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1913-19. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., June 25, 1930 (age 68 years, 334 days). Interment at Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, Miss.
  Relatives: Grandnephew by marriage of Simon Cockrell; cousin *** of Hernando De Soto Money (1839-1912).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  James Henderson Hargis (1862-1908) — also known as James H. Hargis; "Big Jim" — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky. Born in Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., October 13, 1862. Democrat. County judge in Kentucky, 1890; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 1899-1907. Tried and acquitted for the 1902-03 murders of J. B. Marcum and two others, but found liable for plotting the killings in a 1904 civil suit for money damages by surviving family members. Shot and killed by his son, Beech Hargis, in the Hargis Brothers general store, Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., February 6, 1908 (age 45 years, 116 days). Interment at Hargis Family Cemetery, Jackson, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Seldon Hargis; brother of Alexander Hamilton Hargis (1859-1943); grandnephew of John Louis Hargis; first cousin of Thomas Frazier Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  South Trimble (1864-1946) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Ky., April 13, 1864. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1890; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1899-1901; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1901-07; Clerk of the U.S. House, 1911-19, 1931-46. Died in Washington, D.C., November 23, 1946 (age 82 years, 224 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Nephew by marriage of Thomas Perrin Cardwell; grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandson of Samuel South; cousin *** of John Glover South; first cousin by marriage of Enoch Edgar Hume; first cousin of Jerry Curtis South; first cousin once removed of Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955); first cousin twice removed of Harrison Cockrill.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jerry Curtis South (1867-1930) — also known as Jerry C. South — of Mountain Home, Baxter County, Ark. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., March 24, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state legislature, 1891-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1892, 1896, 1904, 1908, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., September 24, 1930 (age 63 years, 184 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Frazier Hargis; brother-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume and Christine Bradley South (1879-1957); brother of John Glover South; uncle of Eleanor Hume Offutt; grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandson of Samuel South; first cousin of South Trimble; first cousin once removed of South Strong; first cousin twice removed of Harrison Cockrill and Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Egbert Railey Cockrell (1872-1934) — also known as E. R. Cockrell — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex.; Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Born in Weston, Platte County, Mo., 1872. Lawyer; mayor of Fort Worth, Tex., 1921-24. Died in Fulton, Callaway County, Mo., September 13, 1934 (age about 62 years). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Clifton Cockrell (1841-1919) and Sadie (Railey) Cockrell (1847-1924); married to Dura Brokaw (1877-1961); grandnephew of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill; great-grandnephew of Moses Cockrell; second great-grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin of James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944); first cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; second cousin once removed of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Glover South (1873-1940) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., January 23, 1873. Republican. Physician; U.S. Minister to Panama, 1921-30; Portugal, 1930-33. Died May 13, 1940 (age 67 years, 111 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Samuel South and Malvry Blackwell (Jett) South; brother-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume; brother of Jerry Curtis South; married 1904 to Christine Duncan Bradley (daughter of William O'Connell Bradley); nephew by marriage of Thomas Perrin Cardwell; uncle of Eleanor Hume Offutt; grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandson of Samuel South; cousin *** of South Trimble; first cousin once removed of South Strong (1880-1939); first cousin twice removed of Harrison Cockrill.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ewing Cockrell (1874-1962) — of Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo. Born in Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo., May 28, 1874. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 17th Circuit, 1927. Died January 21, 1962 (age 87 years, 238 days). Interment at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Cockrell and Anna (Ewing) Cockrell (1846-1894); married, June 3, 1896, to Peachy Williams (1868-1932); nephew of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell; grandson of Ephraim Brevard Ewing; grandnephew of Moses Cockrell and William Lee Davidson Ewing; great-grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin once removed of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill; second cousin of John T. Crisp; second cousin once removed of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944) — also known as James H. Baldwin — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., August 1, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1934-35; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1935-44; died in office 1944. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., October 26, 1944 (age 68 years, 86 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of John Thornton Baldwin and Emma Louise (Cockrell) Baldwin; grandnephew of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill (1826-1876); great-grandnephew of Moses Cockrell; second great-grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin of Egbert Railey Cockrell; first cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; second cousin once removed of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Porch Morrow (1877-1935) — also known as Edwin P. Morrow — of Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky. Born in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., November 28, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1916, 1920 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1928 (alternate), 1932; Governor of Kentucky, 1919-23; defeated, 1915; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1934. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died suddenly, from a heart lesion, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., June 15, 1935 (age 57 years, 199 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Zantzinger Morrow and Virginia Catherine (Bradley) Morrow (1842-1900); married, June 18, 1903, to Katherine Hale Waddle (1878-1960); nephew of William O'Connell Bradley; first cousin of Christine Bradley South (1879-1957).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Christine Bradley South (1879-1957) — also known as Christine Duncan Bradley — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., December 20, 1879. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928 (speaker), 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1937. Female. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 20, 1957 (age 77 years, 62 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Margaret (Duncan) Bradley (1846-1943) and William O'Connell Bradley; sister-in-law of Jerry Curtis South; married 1904 to John Glover South; niece of Thomas Zantzinger Morrow (1835-1913); granddaughter-in-law of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin of Edwin Porch Morrow.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  South Strong (1880-1939) — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky. Born in Lost Creek, Breathitt County, Ky., July 23, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1912; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, of pneumonia, at Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., November 29, 1939 (age 59 years, 129 days). Interment at Combs Cemetery, Jackson, Ky.
  Relatives: Grandnephew of Isaac Newton Cardwell and Thomas Perrin Cardwell; great-grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin once removed of Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; first cousin thrice removed of Harrison Cockrill; second cousin of Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955) — also known as Eleanor Marion Hume — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Franklin County, Ky., September 30, 1894. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., December 13, 1955 (age 61 years, 74 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Enoch Edgar Hume; niece of Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; great-granddaughter of Jeremiah Weldon South; second great-granddaughter of Samuel South (1767?-1832); first cousin once removed of South Trimble; first cousin thrice removed of Harrison Cockrill, Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; second cousin of South Strong.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
Hiram Phillips Hiram Phillips (1894-1972) — of Sprigg, Mingo County, W.Va. Born in Matewan, Mingo County, W.Va., April 11, 1894. Democrat. Coal miner; president of Mine Workers union local; grocer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1935-36, 1949-52. Baptist. Member, Moose; Redmen; United Mine Workers. Died in Franklin County, Ohio, September 7, 1972 (age 78 years, 149 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Phillips (1866-1946) and Gillian (Whitely) Phillips (1872-1946); married, April 3, 1915, to Pricy Thelma Wells (1899-1981); third cousin once removed of John T. Crisp (1838-1903).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
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