|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1848|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 1903|
Son of Christopher Bockius (1818-1867) and Margaret (Rile) Bockius (1817-1891).
Occupation: Morocco leather manufacturer
Obituary: Phila Inquirer, 30 Dec 1903
Leather Manufacturer Dead
Charles L. Bockius, a descendant of one of the first settlers of Germantown and a pioneer in the manufacture of morocco leather, died yesterday at his residence, Wister Street and Rubicam Avenue, Germantown, from pneumonia. He was born in 1848 and entered the leather business as an apprentice. In 1877 he established a morocco leather factory at American and Willow Streets, where he conducted his business.
Mary Jane Macfester Bockius (1852 - 1929)*
Margaret Bockius Thompson (1872 - 1946)*
Minnie R. Bockius (1874 - 1875)*
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Plot: Chapel, Lot 53
Created by: Linda H
Record added: May 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37117463
Added: Jun. 12, 2009