George Bockoven

26 June 1774–13 May 1848 (Age 73)
Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of George

When George Bockoven was born on 26 June 1774, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacob Bachoffen, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Whitenack, was 28. He married Elizabeth Maring on 5 October 1800, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 13 May 1848, in Delaware, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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George Bockoven
Elizabeth Maring
Marriage: 5 October 1800
Mary Bockoven
George Bockoven
Alma Bockoven
Jacob G Bockoven
Anna Bockoven
Catherine G Bockoven
Peter Bockoven
Esther Bockover
Nelson Bockoven
Elma Bockover
Jane Bockoven
Noe Bockoven
William C. Bockoven

Spouse and Children

5 October 1800
Sussex, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German: see Bockover .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jorg Bockovn, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • George Bockoven in entry for Nelson Bockoven, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • George Bockoven in entry for Nelson Bockoven, "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"

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