Clinton W Hockett

25 April 1864–4 October 1935 (Age 71)
Morgan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clinton W

When Clinton W Hockett was born on 25 April 1864, in Morgan, Indiana, United States, his father, Alvah Hockett, was 35 and his mother, Lydia Hunt, was 36. He married Elmina Harris on 13 November 1884, in Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mill Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 4 October 1935, at the age of 71, and was buried in Estates of Serenity, Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Clinton W Hockett
Elmina Harris
Marriage: 13 November 1884
Leona L. Hockett
Georgia B. Hockett

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13 November 1884
Grant, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 3

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 19

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English pet form of the Old English personal name Hocca.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clinton L Hockett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clinton W Hockett in household of Fred Lange Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clinton W Hockett in household of Fred Lange Jr., "United States Census, 1930"

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