William Ockey

27 November 1803–1879 (Age 75)
Bishop's Frome, Herefordshire, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Ockey was born on 27 November 1803, in Bishop's 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

  • Marriage
    24 November 1833Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +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 (Devon): habitational name from Rokehay Farm in Membury (Devon). The placename may derive from Middle English oke ‘oak’ + heie ‘fence, enclosure’ (Old English āc, (ge)hæg), by misdivision of the phrase atter okeheie ‘at the oak enclosure’.

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

    Sources (25)

    • William Ockey in entry for Charles Ockey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Ockey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • William Ockey, "England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920"

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