Biography of John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers 1788-1852

On 19 Mar 1788 John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers was born to John Cocks 1st Earl Somers 1760-1841 (age 27).

On 30 Jan 1806 [his grandfather] Charles Cocks 1st Baron Somers (age 80) died. His son [his father] John Cocks 1st Earl Somers 1760-1841 (age 45) succeeded 2nd Baron Somers.

On 06 Feb 1816 Charles Stuart 1st Baron Stuart de Rothesay (age 37) and [his future sister-in-law] Elizabeth Yorke Lady Stuart (age 27) were married. She the daughter of Philip Yorke 3rd Earl of Hardwicke (age 58) and Elizabeth Lindsay Countess Hardwicke (age 52).

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Before 14 Jul 1819 John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers (age 31) and Caroline Yorke Countess Somers 1794-1873 (age 24) were married. She the daughter of Philip Yorke 3rd Earl of Hardwicke (age 62) and Elizabeth Lindsay Countess Hardwicke (age 55). He the son of John Cocks 1st Earl Somers 1760-1841 (age 59). They were third cousins.

On 14 Jul 1819 [his son] Charles Somers-Cocks 3rd Earl Somers 1819-1883 was born to John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers (age 31) and [his wife] Caroline Yorke Countess Somers 1794-1873 (age 24).

On 05 Jan 1841 [his father] John Cocks 1st Earl Somers 1760-1841 (age 80) died. His son John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers (age 52) succeeded 2nd Earl Somers, 2nd Viscount Eastnor of Eastor Castle in Herefordshire, 3rd Baron Somers. [his wife] Caroline Yorke Countess Somers 1794-1873 (age 46) by marriage Countess Somers.

In 1850 [his son] Charles Somers-Cocks 3rd Earl Somers 1819-1883 (age 30) and [his daughter-in-law] Virginia Somers-Cocks Countess Somers 1827-1910 (age 22) were married. He the son of John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers 1788-1852 (age 61) and Caroline Yorke Countess Somers 1794-1873 (age 55).

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On 05 Oct 1852 John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers (age 64) died. His son [his son] Charles Somers-Cocks 3rd Earl Somers 1819-1883 (age 33) succeeded 3rd Earl Somers 3rd Viscount Eastnor of Eastor Castle in Herefordshire, 4th Baron Somers. [his daughter-in-law] Virginia Somers-Cocks Countess Somers 1827-1910 (age 25) by marriage Countess Somers.

On 27 May 1873 [his former wife] Caroline Yorke Countess Somers 1794-1873 (age 78) died.

Family Trees of John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers 1788-1852

Paternal Family Tree: Cocks

Ancestors of John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers 1788-1852

Great x 2 Grandfather: Charles Cocks

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Cocks of Castleditch in Eastnor in Herefordshire

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Somers Attorney

Great x 2 Grandmother: Mary Somers

GrandFather: Charles Cocks 1st Baron Somers

Great x 3 Grandfather: Charles Cocks

Great x 2 Grandfather: Reverend Thomas Cocks of Castleditch in Eastnor in Herefordshire

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Somers Attorney

Great x 3 Grandmother: Mary Somers

Great x 1 Grandmother: Mary Cocks

Father: John Cocks 1st Earl Somers 1760-1841

Great x 4 Grandfather: John Eliot

Great x 3 Grandfather: Nicholas Eliot

Great x 2 Grandfather: William Eliot

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Eliot

GrandMother: Elizabeth Eliot

Great x 3 Grandfather: James Craggs

Great x 2 Grandfather: James Craggs

Great x 1 Grandmother: Harriot Craggs

John Somers-Cocks 2nd Earl Somers 1788-1852