Amy Jane Pocock

Female11 September 1848–18 December 1915

Brief Life History of Amy Jane

When Amy Jane Pocock was born on 11 September 1848, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, Mordecai Cole Pocock, was 30 and her mother, Mary Caroline Vanderveer, was 25. She married Charles Milton Adair on 22 December 1867, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pratt, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Stafford Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 18 December 1915, in Stafford, Stafford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Stafford Cemetery, Stafford, Stafford, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Milton Adair
Amy Jane Pocock
Marriage: 22 December 1867
Edelbert Milton Adair
John W Adair
Olive Josephine Adair
Samuel Curtis Adair
James Cole Adair
Charles Henry Adair

Sources (10)

  • Amy J Adair in household of C M Adair, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Amy J Pocock, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Amy Jane Pocock Adair, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1867Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 18

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Peacock .

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

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