William Ockey

27 November 1803–1879 (Age 75)
Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England

The Life of William

When William Ockey was born on 27 November 1803, in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England, his father, John Ockey, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Taylor, was 28. He married Ann Jones on 24 November 1833, in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1879, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Ockey
1803–1879
Ann Jones
1805–1850
Marriage: 24 November 1833
Elizabeth Ockey
1834–1834
John Ockey
1836–1836
William Ockey
1837–1862
Mary Ockey
1839–1863
Edward Ockey
1841–1841
Charles Ockey
1845–1888
Martha Ockey
1847–

Spouse and Children

    Male1803–1879Male

    Ann Jones

    Female1805–1850Female

MARRIAGE
24 November 1833
Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Elizabeth Ockey

    Female1834–1834Female

    Male1836–1836Male

    Male1837–1862Male

    Mary Ockey

    Female1839–1863Female

    Edward Ockey

    Male1841–1841Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 5

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 12

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 20

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, probably in southern England.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Ockey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Ockey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Ockey in entry for Elizabeth Ockey, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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