I appear to have lost track of this thread and am now just seeing some of these responses.I would very much like to straighten my Marmaduke line out if you are still researching this line.
I agree my connection to the Marmaduke line is weak, but there is evidence of a connection, it may just be aligned wrong.Your assistance would be appreciated.Here is my reference to date.
Notes of father of Christopher Cockrell-from 1915 Document of F.J. Cockrell, Jr. provided by
Joseph Cockrell who married Jane Marmaduke. Deed from father John [Cockrell]dated June 22, 1781:
Voter Fairfax Co., VA, 16 Jul 1785 Exrs. sons:Christopher and Joseph, and Marmaduke Layton. Legatees:Elizabeth, Sarah, Amey and John Cockrell (children of Sampson) gr. sons Maramaduke Layton, Marmaduke Cockrell, daughtes Jemina Layton, Ann Davis, Jane Bethleham, sons Christopher, John and Joseph Marmaduke Cockrill.Grand daughter Athis Layton. Excecutors, sons Christopher and Joseph M. Witness John Towers, Jack Jackson and Charles Broadwater