General John Hartwell Cocke of "Bremo"

John Hartwell Cocke's son, Brig. Gen. Phillip St. George Cocke, married Sarah Elizabeth Courtney Bowdoin, a descendant of Jane Meriwether and William Browne (FG M14). The link below is to an interesting research thesis on the effect of slavery on one anti-slavery slaveholder.

"A Perilous and Grievous Burden"
The Dilemma of the Antislavery Slaveholder In Virginia during the Early National Period: A Case Study of General John Hartwell Cocke of Bremo


Links to the TMSI Research Database:

Phillip & Sarah (Bowdoin) Cocke

Jane Meriwether & William Browne


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