Marritta Ann Hockett

Female7 February 1868–7 June 1940

Brief Life History of Marritta Ann

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.

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Melvin J Trueblood
Marritta Ann Hockett
Marriage: 14 August 1890
Iola May Trueblood
Earl Jay Trueblood
Emma Blanch Trueblood
Nannie Luzena Trueblood
Edith Nova Trueblood
Doyal Eavis Trueblood

Sources (34)

  • Marritta Trueblood in household of M J Trueblood, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947
  • Minnie Florence Hockett, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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  • Marriage
    14 August 1890Henry, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Sheridan, Kansas, United States


    Age 21

    Historical Boundaries: 1889: Sheridan, Kansas, United States

    Name Meaning


    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 .

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

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