Nellie Ockletree Fockler

Brief Life History of Nellie Ockletree

When Nellie Ockletree Fockler was born on 4 September 1902, in West Virginia, United States, her father, George Washington Fockler, was 41 and her mother, Susan Jane Cox, was 37. She married James Calvin Stephenson in 1934, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Grant District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 4 July 1982, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Drennen, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Calvin Stephenson
1885–1962
Nellie Ockletree Fockler
1902–1982
Marriage: 1934
Charles M Stephenson
1918–
James Ray “Jimmy” Stephenson
1921–
Roy Eugene Stephenson
1924–1984
David French Stephenson Sr.
1928–2004

Sources (11)

  • Nellie Stephenson in household of James C Stephenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Fockler, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Nellie Fockler, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German (Föckler):

variant of Focke .

variant of Feckler, presumably an occupational name for a tailor or mender.

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

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