Elizabeth Rock

15 July 1859–4 November 1925 (Age 66)
Tomstown, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rock was born on 15 July 1859, in Tomstown, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Rock, was 24 and her mother, Leannah Robison, was 19. She married Ira Nathaniel Hinckley on 2 May 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Millard, Utah, United States in 1880 and Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 4 November 1925, in Hibbard, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Nathaniel Hinckley
Elizabeth Rock
Marriage: 2 May 1878
Ira Nathaniel Hinckley
Henry Erastus Hinckley
Harvey Hinckley
Pearl Lucy Hinckley
Hazel Hinckley
Jared Grant Hinckley
Lovernia Elizabeth Hinckley
Leannah Amelia Hinckley
David Hinckley
William Hinckley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English rok(ke) ‘rock’. The surname may be topographic, denoting someone who lived near a notable rock or rocky outcrop, or habitational, denoting someone from a place called with this word, such as Rock (Northumberland). Compare Roach .English: from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter oke ‘at the oak’. The surname may be topographic, signifying someone who lived by a prominent oak tree, or habitational, denoting someone from a place so named, such as Rock (Worcestershire), Rook in Cornwood (Devon), and Rock in Washington (Sussex). Compare Nock .English: perhaps a nickname for a spinner or a maker of distaffs from Middle English rok(ke) ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate). Compare Rocker .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grandma Elizabeth Rock Hinckley's Cornstarch Pudding Recipe

    Cornstarch Pudding 3 tablespoons cornstarch ½ cup cold milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 ½ cups milk, scalded 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix cornstarch, sugar, and salt; combine with col …

    Sources (60)

    • Elizabeth Hinckley in household of Ira N Hinckley, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth Rock in entry for William Hinckley, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Elizabeth Hinkley, "United States Census, 1920"

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