3 September 1876–30 August 1889 (Age 12)
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of ANNA AMORA

When ANNA AMORA Mock was born on 3 September 1876, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Emanuel Amsbaugh Mock, was 34 and her mother, Dorothy Allison, was 33. She died on 30 August 1889, in Pavia Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 12.

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Emanuel Amsbaugh Mock
Dorothy Allison
William H. Mock
James Franklin Mock
Oliver Mock
Clarissa Mock
Atchinson Mock
Annora Mock

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World Events (5)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
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.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon): from the rare Old English masculine personal name Mocca, which may be related to a Germanic stem mokk- ‘to accumulate’, ‘to be heaped up’, and hence may originally have been a nickname for a heavy, thickset person. Alternatively, it could be from Middle English mokke ‘trick’, ‘joke’, ‘jest’, ‘act of jeering’, a derivative of mokke(n) ‘to mock’, from Old French moquer.2 German: variant of Maag .3 German: nickname for a short, thickset man, Middle High German mocke.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Anna Mock in household of Emanuel Mock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amora Mock - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Amora or Annora Mock

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