Name origin: Cock, little, a term of endearment, a diminutive; the same as at or kin, used as a termination, as Ki>Willcox, little Will. The word is often used to denote a leader or chief man.
b.July 18, 1630 Hampton, England; parents ukn
d.May 28, 1687 Hampton, NH [this may the d. date for his son Moses??]
m.1639/1640 of Hampton, NH; Alice Wise
b.1620 Pemaquid, ME; d/o Humphrey Wise and Susan Tidd
d.Aug. 20, 1657 Hampton, NH (lost at sea)
From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: Moses was at Hampton, N.H., 1639.
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