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John Preston CockeRoster ID 2840
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Preston Cocke, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- November 8, 1845, in Cumberland Co., Va. Father- William Armistead Cocke; Mother- Elizabeth Randolph Preston. Pat. Grandfather- William Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Jane Armistead. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Lewis Preston; Mat. Grandmother- Edmonia Madison Randolph. Married- Eliza Bernard Meredith, November 15, 1870. Children- 1st: Ella Meredith Cocke; 2nd: Edmonia Cocke; 3rd: Sarah Bernard Cocke; 4th: Elizabeth Preston Cocke. VMI Record- Matriculated on August 8, 1863. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Lawyer. Died- January 15, 1917, in Richmond, Va.|