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John H. Cogill b ca 1818, NY (NJ?), d 25 Jan 1895, age 77, m(1) Margaret Mulford, b ca 1818, Cumberland Co., NJ, d 18 Sep 1860, age 41y 10m, dau of John and Maria Mulford; m(2) 23 Feb 1862, Salem Co., as her 2nd husband, Charlotte J. (Morrison) Fegenbush, b 24 Sep 1828, NJ, d 5 Feb 1895 (bur Salem Baptist Cem.), age 67, dau of George and Rebecca Morrison. John's marriage record to Charlotte lists his father as Thomas, mother as Elizabeth. Could this be the Thomas Cogill b ca 1780, d 9 Sep 1855, age 75, in Burlington Co., NJ? Census records and a NJ history show his birthplace as Long Island, NY, but son Franklin's pension application says Salem Co., NJ. On the 1880 census John claimed his father's birthplace as Scotland. Children Franklin, Lilly, and Elizabeth were parties to a guardian petition in the Sep 1862 term of the Salem Co. Orphans Court. John was described as a carriage builder. He served on the Salem City police force, and was City of Salem Surveyor of Highways 1854-1856. He also served a term in the NJ legislature as a Democrat.

Children: known are – Maria, Franklin, Lilly, Elizabeth, Anna, Harriet, Daniel, Mamie


1 Maria Louisa Cogill b ca 1843, NJ, m 21 Aug 1861, Salem, Alexander H. Mulford. No further information.


2 Franklin M. Cogill b 26 Dec 1847, Salem Co., NJ, d 28 Nov 1906, age 58y 11m 2d, Dunkirk, NY, bur Bridgeport, CT, m 21 Mar 1869, Dover, NJ, Phebe Jane "Jennie" Searing, b 1845, NJ, d 9 Mar 1927, dau of Samuel and Phebe J. Searing. Franklin was a veteran of the Civil War, serving as a private in Co K, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry, mustering in 15 Aug 1864 and mustering out (on a disability discharge) 1 Jul 1865; he was transferred to the 23rd Co, 2nd Bn VRC as a Sgt. He applied for an invalid pension 11 Nov 1865 (application # 97751, cert # 301545); his widow, Phebe J., applied for a pension in 1907. From his pension file, it appears Franklin spent most of his service time in the hospital.

   Children: known are - Frank, Samuel


1  Frank Leander Cogill b 13 Dec 1869, Dover, NJ, m Lillian Amelia Smith, b 10 May 1867, CT, dau of Henry Herbert and Lavinia (Wilcoxson) Smith. Living in Fairfield, CT, in 1940. His mother, Phebe, was living with him in 1910.

        Children: known are - Arline, Margretta, Lillian, Franklin

 1  Arline Lillian Cogill b 26 Sep 1893, CT, d 26 Jan 1902. Bur Bridgeport, CT.


        2  Margharetta P. Cogill b Oct 1894, CT, d 16 Jul 1986, m Stuart Naramore, b ca 1891, d 30 Nov 1970.


        3  Lillian C. Cogill b ca 1903, CT, m ____ Horre;div


        4  Franklin H. Cogill b ca 1904, CT

   2  Samuel S. Cogill b 10 Jun 1873, NJ, d 30 May 1890. Bur Bridgeport, CT.
3 Lilly B. Cogill b ca 1855, NJ, m(1) 5 Nov 1874, Bridgeton, NJ, William L. Butler; m(2) Isaac Simpson.


4 Elizabeth "Lizzie" F. Cogill b 1856, NJ, d 1923, m ca 1882, as his 3rd wife, William S. Ferrell, b 1835, d 1914, NJ. Lived in Chester Co., PA.


5 Anna Louisa Cogill b 1 Dec 1862, NJ, d Feb 1863.


6 Harriet S. Cogill b 25 Oct 1863, NJ, m 24 Mar 1889, Joseph H. Boone, b 7 Jul 1863. Lived in Salem Co.


7 Daniel Stratton Cogill b Jun 1867, NJ, d 1925, m(1) 14 Feb 1889, Hannah A. Applegate, b 1869, d 11 Jan 1894, bur Salem Baptist Cem., dau of Hiram and Janie A. Applegate; m(2) 4 Jun 1894, Salem, Beulah S. Butler, b Jun 1876, NJ, d 1926, dau of William and Lilly (Cogill) Butler; div or separated by 1910 when Daniel shown alone (but as married) and Beulah as a widow in Philadelphia. Daniel listed as "single" in Gloucester City in 1920. 

Children: known are John, Charlotta, Lillian, Daniel, Clifford, Myrtle


1 John Tennard (or Tenerd) Cogill b 5 May 1889 (tombstone has 1888), NJ, d Feb 1965, bur Salem Baptist Cem. John shown as age 5, b May 1895, living with grandfather Hiram Applegate in 1900; also shown as attended school 9 months and able to read and write. In 1910 he is listed as a farm laborer with James and Mary Smith, in 1920/1930 as a glass worker in Salem Co. Apparently single.


2 Charlotta "Lottie" Cogill b 14 Nov 1890, NJ, d 1954, m Frank R. Plummer, b 1883, d 1952. With grandfather Hiram Applegate in 1905.


3 Lillian "Lillie" Bell Cogill b 14 Jun 1896, NJ, d 1934, m 1915, Able Harris Bacon, b 25 Mar 1891, d 1938. In 1910 Lillian boarding with another family.


4 Daniel Stratton Cogill Jr b 22 Dec 1898, NJ, d Jun 1965, m 1915, Elsie M. Pedrick, b 16 May 1896, NJ, d 13 Feb 1976, dau of Justice Gill and Ella Newkirk (Smith) Pedrick. Bur Riverview Cem., Penns Grove, Salem Co. Lived Gloucester City, Camden Co., NJ.

      Children: known are - Harold, Dorothy, Robert, Russell


1 Harold Edwin Cogill b 11 Nov 1916, NJ, d 16 Dec 1972, m(1) Elizabeth ____, b ca 1919, NJ; m(2) Mar 1952, NJ, Beatrice Quinn; m(3) Jan 1957, NJ, Mildred R. (Thompson) Yates, b 2 Dec 1916, d 17 Jun 2006.

Children: known is (others?) - Harold


1 Harold Cogill Jr


2 Dorothy Cogill b 1919, NJ, d 1983, m Frederick Dawson, b ca 1910, NJ.


3 Robert S. Cogill b 13 Jul 1925, NJ, d 11 Oct 1995, m(1) Oct 1951, Amelia E Siddall, b 1927, NJ, d ; m(2) Feb 1979, NJ, Eleanor T. Markiewicz, b 14 Aug 1923, d 31 Jul 2010. Robert was a US Navy veteran of World War II. Bur Saint Josephs Cem., Blackwood, Camden Co., NJ. Last address Bellmawr, Camden Co., NJ. Family?

4 Russell D. Cogill Sr b 3 Jul 1933, NJ, d 13 Feb 1976, m(1) Feb 1956, NJ, Elizabeth Charlotte Pepeta; m(2) Dec 1960, NJ, Charlotte Lustinia/Ellicrs (sic)/Bunnell (3 entries - is this Charlotte L. Cogill b 20 Oct 1922, d Mar 1991?). Russell bur Riverview Cem., Penns Grove.

          Child: known is - Russell


           1  Russell D. Cogill Jr (dna testing showed very closely linked to Cowgills)


5 Clifford John Cogill b 8 Sep 1899, NJ (listed in 1910 as a "taken boy", with Lewis F. and Lucy C. Smith), d 28 Dec 1964, TX, m(1) Jennie Hamilton, b Apr 1897, PA, dau of John and Elizabeth Hamilton (Irish immigrants); div; m(2) ca 1928, Norma Rust, b 19 Feb 1907, TX, d 28 Jan 1982. Clifford a chemical plant  worker in Philadelphia in 1920, a laborer in Kendall Co., TX, in 1930. Jennie shown in 1930 as a telephone operator (married) in Philadelphia living with her son Robert and her mother.

       Children: known are (others?) - Robert, Palmer, Celeste
        1  Robert L. Cogill b 26 Aug 1920, PA, d 6 Jun 1985, m Doris M. Gibbons, b 26 Mar 1922, d 11 Jun 1998; div?. Tombstone inscription is 1st Lt US Army WWII.
            Children: known are - Robert, James, David, Kevin, Kathy


        2  Palmer Herman Cogill b 16 Dec 1930, TX, d 3 Apr 2016, m Jerry Louise Preiss. Palmer was a veteran of the Korean War.

             Children: known are - Deborah, Donna


     3  Celeste Chloerean Cogill b 5 Oct 1938, TX, m Leon Ziverk.


6 Myrtle Louise Cogill b 21 Aug 1900, NJ, d Mar 1970, m(1) 30 Apr 1920, Woodbury, NJ, George Schuman Stanley, b 29 Jan 1900, NJ, d 17 Jan 1942, son of Charles Belton and Ada Frances (Thompson) Stanley; m(2) 7 Aug 1947, Susquehanna Co., PA, Carl M. Edson, b 19 Apr 1887, d 7 Sep 1952, son of Henry and Helen (Ward) Edson.


8 Mamie M. Cogill b ca 1869, NJ, d bef 1880?


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