Charles Gordon Hocking

5 January 1883–
Mitchell, West Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Charles Gordon

When Charles Gordon Hocking was born on 5 January 1883, in Mitchell, West Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada, his father, John C Hocking, was 43 and his mother, Emily Elizabeth Chinnick, was 39. He married Ella Mary Stotts on 10 April 1922, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Charles Gordon Hocking
Ella Mary Stotts
Marriage: 10 April 1922

Spouse and Children

10 April 1922
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    John C Hocking


    Emily Elizabeth Chinnick




    Minnie C Hocking


    Lillian M Hocking


    Bessy Hocking


    Fannie F Hocking


    Louisa E Hocking


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World Events (8)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 23

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 51

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Devon): from a Middle English pet form of the Old English personal name Hocca.2 Dutch: patronymic from Hock 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Gordon Hocking, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Charles Gordon Hocking, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Charley Hocking, "Canada Census, 1891"

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