Cocke Family Collection
Scope and Contents
Letter from J.E. Wills, Upper Brandon (home of William Byrd Harrison) to Dr. Cocke asking if Cocke needed a farm manager, July 11, 1869. Note to Palmer and Turpin requesting seeds, written from Bremo, July 17, 1869. The years on both of these documents are difficult to read.
- Creation: 1869 July 11, July 17
- Cocke Family (Family)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Maria Carter, daughter of Charles Carter of "Cleve," King George County, Virginia married William Armistead of "Hesse," Gloucester County, Virginia William Cocke, son of Elizabeth Fauntleroy Cocke and Bowler Cocke, married Jane Armistead. Their son, William Armistead Cocke had among other children, Thomas Lewis Preston Cocke who married Mary Booth Curtis. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
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- Guide to the Cocke Family Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English