Esther Anna "Essie" Cockhill

11 January 1843–1911 (Age 68)
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther Anna "Essie"

When Esther Anna "Essie" Cockhill was born on 11 January 1843, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Cockill, was 26 and her mother, Anna B. Beatty, was 24. She married Jon Greene Shastid on 2 June 1861, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Branch Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Perry, Pike, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1911, in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Pittsfield Township, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jon Greene Shastid
1827–1909
Esther Anna "Essie" Cockhill
1843–1911
Marriage: 2 June 1861
Charles H. Shastid
1850–
Charles H Shastid
1866–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 June 1861
Pike, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Cockill

    Male1817–1873Male

    Anna B. Beatty

    Female1818–Female

siblings

(3)

    Sarah J. Cockill

    Female1839–1903Female

    Female1843–1911Female

    Charles A. Cockill

    Male1858–1892Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a place in Shropshire or several farmsteads so named.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Essie Shastid in household of Anna B Cockill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Esther C Shastid, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ester A Cockill in household of Joseph Cockill, "United States Census, 1850"

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