Easter Bockoven

6 October 1771–
Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Easter

When Easter Bockoven was born on 6 October 1771, in Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jacob Bachoffen, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitenack, was 25. She married John Peckham on 7 October 1817, in Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey, United States.

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John Peckham
Easter Bockoven
Marriage: 7 October 1817

Spouse and Children

7 October 1817
Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

"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 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 32

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

German: see Bockover .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Easter Backoven, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Easter Brockover, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Easter Bockover, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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