William Ockey

Male27 November 1803–1879

Brief Life History 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
Ann Jones
Marriage: 24 November 1833
Elizabeth Ockey
John Ockey
William Ockey
Mary Ockey
Edward Ockey
Charles Ockey
Martha Ockey

Sources (27)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1833Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    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.


    Age 12

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


    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.

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