The Coker's of Georgia & Tennessee:Information about John Coker
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John Coker (b. 1760, d. 1805)John Coker (son of Joseph Coker and Mary Nelley Aldridge) was born 1760, and died 1805.He married (1) Princess Betsy Coqua Bell.He married (2) Annie Ratliff on 1780 in Franklin Co., TN.
Notes for John Coker:
John COKER was born about 1765 in Laurens Co., SC. He appeared on the census in 1800 in Laurens Co., SC. His wife is listed as Nancy. He appeared on the census in 1810 in Laurens Co., SC. Listed with Dicy. He died on 26 Jul 1847. (68) He was married to Dicey/Nancy DIAL? before 1789. The name Dicey was a nickname for Diana, Boadicea, Laodicea and Eurydyce. In Virginia around 1800 sy/cy nicknames were popular. B. Lorenz, "Origins of Unusual Given Names from the Southern U.S." -The Journal of the American Name.
More About John Coker:
Source: Ancestors of Richard Autry (gencircles.com).
More About John Coker and Annie Ratliff:
Marriage: 1780, Franklin Co., TN.
Children of John Coker and Princess Betsy Coqua Bell are:
- John Coker, b. May 10, 1789, Laurens Co., Sc, d. November 1851, San Antonio, TX.
- James Coker, b. 1797, Laurens Co., Sc, d. 1879, Cherokee Co., TX.
- +Joseph Coker, b. August 14, 1798, Lawrence Co., SC, d. March 10, 1881, San Antonio, TX.
- William Coker, b. 1794, d. date unknown.