Margaret E Garlock

31 January 1851–8 November 1911 (Age 60)
Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret E

When Margaret E Garlock was born on 31 January 1851, in Cattaraugus, New York, United States, her father, Jacob Garlock, was 29 and her mother, Betsey Frank, was 31. She married Alexander Erastus Hocum in 1870, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Sherman Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 8 November 1911, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in White Cloud Cemetery, White Cloud, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Alexander Erastus Hocum
Margaret E Garlock
Marriage: 1870
Edgar Eugene Hocum
Cora Hocum
Estella Hocum

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
Age 3
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 16
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of Gorelik .2 Americanized spelling of German Gerlach or the North German form Garlach.

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

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  • Margaret Hocum in household of Alex Hocum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margret Hacum in household of E H Hacum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Hocum in household of Alexander Hocum, "United States Census, 1880"

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