George D. Cock Family Papers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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George D. Cock, a Hicksite Quaker, was born in 1816 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, the son of William and Elizabeth Cock. He married Susan W. Smith, daughter of Amos and Rebecca Smith at Little Falls Monthly Meeting, Maryland, in 1845. Cock worked on a riverboat on the Monangahela River, and later as a businessman in Baltimore, Maryland. He died in 1882.
Source of acquisition--Marion Cock. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1932.
Source of acquisition--Edwin B. Cox. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.
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