When Marritta Ann Hockett was born on 7 February 1868, in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States, her father, Nathan Hodgeson Hockett, was 19 and her mother, Abigail Jane Macy, was 23. She married Melvin J Trueblood on 14 August 1890, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bowcreek Township, Sheridan, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Adell, Sheridan, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 7 June 1940, in Studley, Sheridan, Kansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bow Creek Cemetery, Sheridan, Kansas, United States.
from the Middle English personal name Hoket, apparently a diminutive (Hocc-et) of Old English Hocca; see Hock 7.
variant of Hoggett, itself either a variant of Hoggard or a diminutive of Hogge, a Middle English pet form of Roger .