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Joseph Jacob COCKRELL
Piety PRIDGEN
Husband:  Joseph Jacob COCKRELL
Birth:  ca. 1780, NC
Death:  1819, Nash Co., NC
Disposition:  buried Cockrell's Cemetery, Crossing Rd., Nash Co., NC
Father said to be:  John C. COCKRELL
Mother said to be:  Nancy WINSTEAD
Marriage:
Wife:  Piety PRIDGEN
Birth:  1789, Nash Co., NC
Death:  aft. 1870, Nash Co., NC
Other Child (illegitimate, fathered by Sparlin B. LEWIS):  Elizabeth COCKRELL, b. by May 1821 
Father:  Drewry PRIDGEN
Mother:  Sarah CREEKMORE
Children born in Nash Co., NC:
1.  Nancy COCKRELL, b. 1800; d. 1810
2.  Elisha Henry COCKRELL, b. 6 Apr 1811
3.  William COCKRELL, b. ca. 1817; d. 22 Sep 1941
4.  Sarah B. COCKRELL, b. 1800-1810
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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

1870 Nash co

.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).
Three patrons have submitted information regarding this couple.
Notes on Joseph Jacob Cockrell:  Joseph Cockrell and John Cockrell sold Nash County, North Carolina land jointly, 13 Feb. 1818. Kinfolks of Nash County, N. C. 975.674 D2n. Joseph Cockrell deeded land to John Cockrell, Nash County, North Carolina 8 feb 1814. Kinfolks of Nash County, N.C. 975.647 D2n. Joseph Cockrell grantor deed Nash County, N.C. dated August 1817. Wit: Arch Cockrell and Josiah Vick. Nash County, N.C. Deeds, Vol. 7, pgs 351 and 390. Film 0417572. Joseph Cockrell witness to Nash Co., NC. deeds 1815, 1810,1812 Joseph Cockrell's will identifies his wife as "Elizabeth." Drewry Pridgen named administrator of estate, Nash County, N.C. 8 Sept 1819-"Joseph Cockrell, inventory by Drewry Pridgen, Admr, Sept 8, 819. Sale held same day with Piety Cockrell principal buyer." Abstracts of Early Records of North Carolina, 975.647 N2w, pg 168.
Notes on Piety Pridgen:  From the files of Kay Cockrell Kazmir of Bryan, Texas. Piety's middle name, Hilliard, given to me by Onnie Cockrell