Charles Stocking

Male27 August 1872–1875

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Stocking was born on 27 August 1872, in Lexington, Greene, New York, United States, his father, James Jackson Stocking, was 28 and his mother, Emeline Van Valkenburg, was 31. He died in 1875, at the age of 3.

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James Jackson Stocking
Emeline Van Valkenburg
Libbie V. Stocking
Charles Stocking

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    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 3

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English stocking ‘ground cleared of stumps’ (Old English stoccing). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on or near ground cleared of stumps, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Stocking Gate in South Kirkby (Yorkshire).

    South German: habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria and Styria named Stocking.

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

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