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Cooke, Lingle, Potter, Darnell families
Posted by: Andrew Likins (ID *****4587) Date: October 01, 2004 at 22:25:30
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I am related to a number of Lawrence County families and would be very interested in exchanging information, photos, etc., with others related to these families...

Jacob Lingle Cooke (1832-1895)
Married Martha America Potter (1834-1898)

Children of Jacob and Martha:
Nancy Antoinette Cooke (1856-1928) m. James Dison Woodburn
John Lawson Cooke (1857-1926) m. Flora L. Hopkins, Lydia Allen
Mary Ruth Cooke (1859-1861)
Della May Cooke (1865-1956) m. Lewis Haines Jordan


David Lawson Cooke (1811-1845)
Married Nancy Lingle (1803-1864) Nancy also married John Reed 1846

Children of David and Nancy:
Jacob Lingle Cooke (1832-1895) m. Martha America Potter
Philip Cooke (infant)


David Cooke/Cook (1777-1849) from Tennessee
Married Mary

Children of David:
Cynthia Cooke m. Marshall M. Hummer
Catherine Cooke m. William Denny
Dovey M. Cooke m. John G. Clendenin
David Lawson Cooke m. Nancy Lingle
Ruth Cooke m. Joseph F. Lingle, James Wilson Hinds
John McGee Cooke m. Jane C. Holland
Ann Cooke m. Cornelius White
Elizabeth Cooke m. Allen S. McNaughton
Cecelia Cooke m. James Madison Lucas
Thomas Cooke
William Ellis Cooke b: Abt. 1828 in Indiana
Nancy Jane Cooke m. _____ Riggs


Jacob Lingle ( ? -1827) from Rockingham Co., Virginia, and Clark Co., Ohio
Married Elizabeth Harnsberger (? – 1823)

Children of Jacob & Elizabeth:
Philip A. Lingle m. Nancy Nealey
Nancy Lingle m. David Lawson Cooke, John Reed
Joseph F. Lingle m. Ruth Cooke
Mary Ann Lingle
Elizabeth Lingle m. John Eversole
Lucy Lingle m. Michael Farmer
Harriet C. Lingle m. Jacob Eversole


John W. Potter (1803-1870) from Surry Co., North Carolina
Married Mary Darnell (1801-1860) John also married Louisa Sears Adamson Short

Does anyone know anything more about the story of how John cut his throat while shaving for church? Also, does anyone know Mary Darnell’s parents? Her mother was supposed to have the surname Parks.

Children of John and Mary:
Stephen Potter
Gideon Potter
Nancy Tennessee Potter m. John Settle Guthridge
Benjamin Homer Potter m. Nancy Owens
Martha America Potter m. Jacob Lingle Cooke
Frances M. Belle Potter m. John K. Hummer, Thomas Tyre
Amanda Virginia Potter m.Augustus F. Tannehill
Minerva Potter m. Peter Edmondson
James Oscar Potter (died in Civil War)

Son of John and Louisa:
James M. Potter m. Euretta Pitman


Stephen Potter (c1765-c1836) from Surry Co., North Carolina
Married Martha Phipps (?-c1863)

Children of Stephen and Martha:
Benjamin Franklin Potter m. Mary Hayes
Judith Potter m. Samuel McBride
William Columbus Potter m. Nancy Boulden
Stephen F. Potter m. Keziah Davis, Phebe Barker
Mary Potter m. Moses Hodges
Gideon Potter m . Tabitha Hodges
Frances Potter m. Isom Hodges
John W. Potter m. Mary Darnell, Louisa Sears Adamson Short
Lewis C. Potter m. Sarah Southerland
Martha Potter m. Nathan Jackson

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