George Allen Rock

27 June 1876–6 February 1959 (Age 82)
Fall River Mills, Shasta, California, United States

The Life of George Allen

When George Allen Rock was born on 27 June 1876, in Fall River Mills, Shasta, California, United States, his father, Samuel Tate Rock, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Ellen Nebeker, was 24. He married Luella B. SCOTT on 12 March 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Big Valley Judicial Township, Lassen, California, United States in 1880 and O'Neal Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1930. He died on 6 February 1959, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oak Wood Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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George Allen Rock
1876–1959
Luella B. SCOTT
1881–1963
Marriage: 12 March 1899
Geraldine Belle Rock
1904–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1899
Shasta, California, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 15

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke ‘rock’ ( see Roach ), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland.2 English: variant of Roke ( see Rokes 1).3 English: metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George A Rock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George A Rock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George A Rock, "United States Census, 1910"

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