J.E. (Jasper Ellis) Cockrell came to Texas from Alabama. He raised his family mainly in the Hereford area, died in Levelland, TX in 1965.
J.E. and his wife Ella Mae Wyatt had four children, Audrey b. 1915, J.W. b. 1917, Odessa Mae b. 1919 and Glennis b. 1921 all born in Hereford, Texas.
J.E. Cockrell was the son of Ferdinand S. Cockrell of Pickens Co., AL and Kate Fason of Greene Co., AL. They had 4 children, William H. b. 1876, Hattie Mae b. 1878, J.E. b. 1882 and S. Volley b. 1884, all born in Pickens Co., AL.
Ferdinand S. Cockrell was the son of Thomas B. Cockrell of Chester Co., SC and Nancy S. McShan of SC. They had 11 children, of whom Ferdinand was number 11.
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