Otta M Bock


Brief Life History of Otta M

When Otta M Bock was born in 1875, in Grant, Indiana, United States, his father, Milton L. Bock, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Cain, was 35. He married Edna B Edwards on 24 December 1902, in Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Delaware Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Otta M Bock
Edna B Edwards
Marriage: 24 December 1902
Mary Elizabeth Bock
William M. Bock

Sources (4)

  • Otta M Bock in household of Milton Bock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Otto Bock, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • M. O. Bock in entry for Samuel Churchwell, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1902Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 0

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 0

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 31

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Heinz, Manfred, Otto, Eldor, Ernst, Ewald, Reinhold, Wolf, Alois, Claus.

    German: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat, Middle High German boc, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a goat. This surname is also found in some other European countries, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Czechia (compare 5 below).

    German (Böck): see Boeck .

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

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