John Brock

2 January 1887–15 July 1969 (Age 82)
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Brock was born on 2 January 1887, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, William J Brock, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Bobbett, was 31. He married Leila Elizabeth Russell on 28 February 1929, in Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States. He immigrated to United States in 1909 and lived in Onondaga, New York, United States in 1920 and Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 July 1969, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Brock
1887–1969
Leila Elizabeth Russell
1894–1961
Marriage: 28 February 1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1929Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1908
    Age 21
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 22
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .English and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, from Middle English brok(ke) ‘badger’ (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.Dutch and Flemish: from a personal name, a short form of Brockert .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brockel
    Broich
    Brook
    Broxterman
    De Brock

    Sources (10)

    • John Brock in household of John Russell, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Brock, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • John Brock, "United States Census, 1940"

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