April 2009

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William Edward Hocker (1855—1946), Henry Arthur Hocker (1857—1938), John Buser Hocker (1859—1911), and Clarence Marion Hocker (1868—1938) were the sons of John Benjamin and Mary Ann (HESS) HOCKER. The couple’s two other children Ira Franklin Hocker and Mary Ellen Hocker both died young. Photo courtesy of John Garrett Hocker

Chris Dunham, the man behind The Genealogue, is now introducing a new genealogy blog. This one—The Family Historian—will focus on providing the best genealogy advice for the family historian from genealogy blogs across the web. The goal of this site is to “become a database of the collective wisdom of the community.” I’ve already poked […]

William Edward HOCKER, son of John Benjamin and Mary Ann (HESS) HOCKER, was born 8 Nov 1855 in Bellefontaine, Logan county, Ohio and died 15 Sep 1946 in Rio Grande county, Colorado. William married three times. First, he married Nora Ann COCKRELL, daughter of Peter COCKRELL, in Jan 1882 in Rio Grande County, Colorado. He […]