Daniel Pocock

3 December 1810–19 September 1876 (Age 65)
Monkton, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Pocock was born on 3 December 1810, in Monkton, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Elijah Pocock, was 39 and his mother, Catharine Hughes, was 26. He married Sarah Finley on 6 July 1837, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Mohican Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 19 September 1876, in Perkins Township, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Daniel Pocock
Sarah Finley
Marriage: 6 July 1837
Catharine E Pocock
Elijah J Pocock
Daniel Finley Pocock
Mary Jane Pocock
Lois Hannah Pocock
James Corydon Pocock
John Frank Pocock

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Finley


6 July 1837
Wayne, Ohio, United States



    Elijah J Pocock


    Daniel Finley Pocock


    Mary Jane Pocock


    Lois Hannah Pocock


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Joseph Pocock




    Sarah Elizabeth Pocock


World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Peacock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Pocock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Pocock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Pocock, "United States Census, 1860"

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