Looking for any ancestors of Bryant and Lucy (Manus) Cockram

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Looking for research partners to work on genealogy of Bryant Cockram, my GGG grandfather. I have some info but don't have much expertise or way to confirm details.
WikiTree profile: Bryant Cockram
in Genealogy Help by Brian Wagnon G2G6 (8.3k points)

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There are a couple of records you may want to check out. Here is one:

Name: Bryant Cockram
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 19 Jan 1864
Marriage Place: Cooke, Texas, USA
Spouse: Lucy Jane Manus
Spouse Gender: Female
Source: Texas Marriages, 1851-1900


by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
selected by Vincent Piazza
Thank you Doug. i have a picture of this marriage certficate. pretty cool. will upload it tomorrow
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Hi Bryan,

From the gravestone photo on the profile I seems that the burial was in Oklahoma.Sadly the photo isn't that clear to try and get some more information from it due to moss and deterioration. However, is it possible for someone to clean the stone up and retake a photo of it. The restoration/cleaning of the stone need not be destructive., usually just the application of some water and a gentle rub with a non abrasive/corrosive type of material will bring up more detail to be read & thus enabling your research.

All the best

by Billy Wallace G2G6 Pilot (212k points)
Thanks Billy. I plan on doing some cleaning on them. My dad has spoken to people from the national cemetery close by about cleaning the marble type stones and has had some success with his father's. These stones are at a small rural cemetery near Tahlequah, OK.
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This is from the 1850 census. I believe this is him because the 1910 census lists his father as born is Missouri:

Bryant Cochram

age 7

Birth abt 1843

Living in Salt River, Knox, MO in 1850

Household members:

George Cockram 35
Huldah Cockram 27
Rachel Cockram 9
Bryant Cockram 7
Andrew Cockram 6
Mary E Cockram 5
Martha G Cockram 4
George A Cockram 2
Parmelia Cockram 0


by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
Oh Billy, Oh Douglas!  How am I to choose the best!  thanks for making it so hard!  Mags
thank you for this info. this is not the bryant cockram I am related to though. The father of my ancestor Bryant is Edward. I haven't had time to add him in yet. just started this account today

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