Amanda C. COCKRUM 1852 - 1921 married in Cooke County, Texas to William (Martin or H.) ELLIOTT 1838 - 1875.
Children of William and Amanda (Mande/Manda/Amandy)Cockrum Elliott: 1)Lucinda E. (Cindy) ELLIOTT 1867 - 1887, married W. H. TURNER. 2)James H. (Jim)ELLIOTT 1869 - ?. 3)Virginia Elizabeth (Jennie) ELLIOTT 1870 - 1952, married James Henderson COOK 1860 - 1918. 4)Martin (Mart) ELLIOTT 1874 - ? 5)Emmer Salie ELLIOTT 1874 - 1940, married in 1888 to William Thomas "Jeff" Jefferson NELSON 1867 - 1943 (Last known residence-Anadarko, Oklahoma.)
2nd Husband of Amanda C. Cockrum ELLIOTT is James Franklin MELER 1856 - 1923.They married 1877 in Cooke County, Texas.
Children of Amanda Cockrum Elliott and James MELER: 1) William L. (Will) MELER 1880 - 1968, married to Effie MISER 1888 - 1914. 2) Alice MELER 1885 - 1972, first husband was a Native AMERICAN, second husband is William COCHRAN, third husband is Joseph Yancy HALL 1879 - 1962. 3) Frankllin (Frank) J. MELER 1888 - 1975, married Ruby Suzanna DOBBS 1889 - 1970. 4) Bessie MELER 1892 - 1915, first husband // LOVELACE, 2nd husband Johnny MOORE 1864 - 1913.
After Amanda and James Franklin Meler marry in Cooke County, Texas, they relocate in Cloud Chief, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, where they are owner?/operators? of Meler Brothers Dry Goods Store.From Kiowa County, they moved to El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma.
I descend from the first marriage of Amanda Cockrum to William Elliott through their youngest child, Emmer Elliott.Emmer Elliott was one year old when her father was killed in or near Dexter, Cooke County, Texas.
Would like to fill in the Meler-Elliott branches of my tree.Will share all that I have.
Looking forward to hearing from the MELERs and ELLIOTTs!