I am looking for any info on a John Cockram (b. abt 1824 in Knowstone, Devonshire, Eng., d. abt 1906 Same place)who married a Sarah Billing ( b.abt 1828 in Caldeleigh, Devonshire, Eng., d. bef 1881)Sarah's parents were William Billing and Elizabeth Hill. The children of John and Sarah are: 1. William Billing (b. abt 1849 in Thoverton, Devon, Eng., d. in Dalverton, Eng.) 2. Henry Cockram ( b. abt 1850 in Knowstone, Devon, Eng., d. Nov 1952 in Clevedon, Deed, Eng.) m. Florence Butler. 3. Emma Cochram (Cockram) (b. 20 Aug 1851 in Knowstone, d. 15 Apr 1908 in Sandoval, Patoka, Ill. bu. in Magasse Cem., Patoka, Ill.) m. Samuel Ford 30 Mar 1873.This is my ancestors. 4. Thomas Cockram (b. abt 1851 in Knowstone, d. abt 1953 in Hatch, Beauchamp, Eng.) 5. John Cockram (b. about 1860 in Knowstone, d. in Knowstone) 6. William Cockram ( b. abt 1862) 7. Sarah Cockram (b. abt 1864 in Knowstone, she went by the name Kitty) 8. Emily Cockram (b. abt 1867 in Knowstone, d. as a child.) John Cockram was the younger son of an English Earl who was kicked out of his family for marrying the daughter of the head sheep herder.He took some animals with him when he left. A cock and a ram.He went by the name of Cockram ever since.Any thing you could tell me about this family would be appreciated.Thanks, Katie.