Matilda M.(Lusk)Cogdill was the daughter of John Sydney Lusk and Elizabeth Plemmons. John Sydney was the son of William Lusk and Mary Magdaline Garrett. Elizabeth Plemmons was the daughter of Thomas Plemmons III and Elizabeth Roberts. John Sydney and Elizabeth had 6 children as follows: Matilda M.(1835-1906)m. Wm. A. Cogdill William (abt 1838-1866)Died on wagon train to Texas in 1866. Martha M. (abt 1840-aft 1862)m.Silas Rathon. Ruth Elizabeth Jane (abt 1842- ?)m. Robert Wilburn Nolan. Adaline (abt 1847-abt 1865) Laura Ann Josephine (1856-1942)m. Jackson Hicks Price.
Our records indicate that your gggrandfather, John Robert Cogdill(1858-1937)m. Lou S. Miller. He was born and died in Spring Creek, NC. We have much info on this NC Lusk family and the members who migrated to Texas and would be happy to share. Allynne Murphy