Henry Earl Rock

13 November 1876–16 February 1953 (Age 76)
Dellroy, Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henry Earl

When Henry Earl Rock was born on 13 November 1876, in Dellroy, Carroll, Ohio, United States, his father, Alonzo Clarkson Rock, was 26 and his mother, Luella Hyatt, was 21. He married Martha Jane Mack in 1898, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lake Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 16 February 1953, in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Earl Rock
Martha Jane Mack
Marriage: 1898
Howard Donald Rock
Dora Rock

Spouse and Children


    Martha Jane Mack


Ohio, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo Clarkson Rock





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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
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)

  • Henry E Rock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry E Rock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry E Rock, "United States Census, 1910"

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