When Sarah Shockley was born about 1812, in Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, John Shockley, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Bowers, was 24. She married William Van Matre on 15 December 1831, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died about 1848, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 38.
English: probably a habitational name from Shocklach in Cheshire, named in Old English with sceocca ‘goblin, evil spirit’ + læcc ‘boggy stream’. In the 17th century the name was common in Buckinghamshire, England.
History: Richard Shockley (born c. 1634, probably in Buckinghamshire, England) arrived in MD in 1671.
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