Jessie Permelia Williams

28 August 1875–18 December 1932 (Age 57)
Parnell, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jessie Permelia

When Jessie Permelia Williams was born on 28 August 1875, in Parnell, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, her father, William Fletcher Williams, was 36 and her mother, Mary E Moore, was 38. She married Charles Mock on 24 September 1894, in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Poyner Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 18 December 1932, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Charles Mock
Jessie Permelia Williams
Marriage: 24 September 1894
Mary Uldean Mock
Cecil Christina Mock
Susan Ethel Mock
Jennie Hazel Mock
Naomi Fern Mock
Dorothy June Mock
Charles Edward Mock

Spouse and Children

24 September 1894
Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 17

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Mock, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Jessie Mock in household of Elmer Hubbard, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Jessie P Mock in household of Charlie Mock, "United States Census, 1930"

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