|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1843|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1899|
The following information is from Dennis Brandt (#47232334)
The son of Adam & Mary Hocker, in 1860, he was a laborer living in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County. He stood 5' 8" and had light hair and light eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Cumberland County September 15, 1862, mustered into federal service at Harrisburg September 23 as a private with Co. F, 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry (162nd Pa), and captured June 28, 1864, at Summit Point, West Virginia. He was incarcerated first at Richmond, then in the stockade at Salisbury, North Carolina, paroled February 24, 1865, and discharged by general order June 28, 1865.
He married Frances R. Steigleman and fathered Mary (b. @1867), Kate (b. @1868), Flora (b. @1870), Bertie (b. @1873), George (b. @1875), and Grace (b. @1877).
Mount Holly Springs Cemetery
Mount Holly Springs
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Record added: Jun 08, 2010
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