Person:Mary Sirles (1)

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Mary Sirles
d.18 May 1897 Indiana
m. 21 Mar 1812
  1. Sarah Sirles1796 - bef 1853
  2. Thomas Sirles1802 -
  3. William SirlesBEF 1807 -
  4. James Sirles1813 -
  5. Lucinda Sirles1814 -
  6. Mary Sirles1817 - 1897
  7. Pharaba Sirles1828 - 1912
Facts and Events
Name Mary Sirles
Alt Name[1] Mary Searls
Gender Female
Birth[2][3][4] 1817? Grayson County?, Kentucky
Marriage 1835? Kentucky(his 1st wife) Date based on age of first child.
to Andrew Jackson Cockrell
Divorce Mar 1869 Spencer County, Indianafrom Andrew Jackson Cockrell
Census[7] 1870 Jackson Twp, Gentryville, Spencer County, Indiana
Census[8] 1870 Jackson Twp, Spencer County, Indiana
Census[9] 1880 Jackson Twp, Spencer County, Indiana
Death[5][6] 18 May 1897 Indiana
Religion[1] Possibly Jewish

Spencer County, Indiana, 1870 census:S7
[next door to her ex-husband - apparently with his new wife's children . . .]

Cockerel, Mary A. 52 yrs Keeping House (real estate = $400; personal estate = $300)
Wise, William 31 yrs Farm Laborer
      John 22 yrs Farm Laborer
      David 29 yrs
      Margarett M. 16 yrs
      Daniel 18 yrs Farmer
      Mary E. 14 yrs
      Nancy J. 12 yrs
      Martha H. 8 yrs

[Mary Sirles Cockrell is duplicated on p. 535, no. 78]


Spencer County, Indiana, 1870 census:S8

Cockerel, Mary 53 yrs Keeping House (real estate=$1,000; personal estate=$200) b. KY
      Joseph 36 yrs Farm Laborer b. KY "Idiotic"
      John W. 11 yrs b. IN
      Mary J. 9 yrs b. IN
      George 22 yrs Farmer b. KY (marr. Dec 1869)
      Mary 21 yrs "Without Occupation" b. KY (marr. Dec 1869)

Spencer County, Indiana, 1880 census:S9

Cockriel, Mary Keeping House Divorced b.KY (parents, b. KY)
      Joseph Son Single b. IN (parents, b. KY)
      Thomas C. Son Farmer Single b. IN (parents, b. KY)
      Mary Son Single b. IN (parents, b. KY)

She could not write her name and made her mark on land transfers, 1858.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Correspondence with various other researchers.

    Letter from Mrs. Estella R. (Frakes) Brown, Little Rock, Arkansas, & correspondence with David Howard of Nashville.

  2. Spencer, Kentucky, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Jackson Twp, #1228.
  3. Grayson, Kentucky, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 39.
  4. Correspondence with various other researchers.

    Tom Cockerel <kytrace@worldnet.att.net>, 7 Mar 1999

  5. Genealogy of James Cockriel website.
  6. Jacqueline R. Tevault research notes.
  7. Spencer, Indiana, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 536, house/family 106/106.
  8. Spencer, Indiana, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 534, house/family 78/78.
  9. Spencer, Indiana, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 52, p. 198, house/family 6/6.
  10.   Grayson, Kentucky, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule.
  11.   Spencer County, Indiana, Deed Books, Bk 19, pp. 176.