Esther Anna "Essie" Cockhill

Female11 January 1843–1911

Brief Life History 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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Jon Greene Shastid
Esther Anna "Essie" Cockhill
Marriage: 2 June 1861
Charles H. Shastid
Charles H Shastid

Sources (7)

  • Essie Shastid in household of Anna B Cockill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Esther A. Cockill, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Esther C Shastid, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1861Pike, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    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.


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from one or other of the eight minor places called Cockhill in WR Yorks, or more rarely possibly from Cockhill in Berrynarbor (Devon).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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