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John Hamilton Sockwell
Birth: Apr. 14, 1857
Death: Jul. 12, 1910

Individual Report for Sockwell, John Hamilton

Father: Sockwell, Edwin Buchanan
Mother: Hamilton, Nancy Minerva

Individual Facts:
Birth: 14 Apr 1857 in Alabama [1]
Census: 1860 Listed in Fayette Co., AL with Edwin B. & Nancy Sockwell. [2]

Death: 12 Jul 1910 in Bethsaida community, Franklin Co., AL
Burial: Buried in Old Bethel Cemetery, Colbert Co., AL. [3]

Age at Death: 53 years
Cause of Death: Pneumonia [4]

Shared Facts: Kerby, Theodocia Virginia

Ceremony: 19 Feb 1879 in Married by the Rev. J. R. Nesmith
Marriage: 19 Feb 1879 in Avoca, Lawrence Co., AL [5]
Children: Sockwell, Ernest
Sockwell, Cora I.
Sockwell, Jesse Eudorass
Sockwell, Ella L.
Sockwell, Claude Oscar
Sockwell, Clyde H.
Sockwell, John Marion
Sockwell, Wallace Aulton
Person Notes: John was the favorite child of his father. He is the only child, by his fathers second wife, who remained at home with his father when his mother left with the younger children to go to TX. (Note by: Bertha Sockwell)

The following is taken from a postcard sent from Oscar Sockwell to J. H. Sockwell, Mehama, Ala. The postmark is April 14, 1908 from Duncan, Oklahoma. The picture is of West Half, Main Street, Duncan, Oklahoma and shows muleswagons and the town/stores. Postcard is in possession of Wanda Bradford.
"Dear Bro. We are all well. It has been raining here a week and don't look like stopping. We have had an early spring. Corn is up and gardens look fine. Will have lots of fruit if nothing happens. I moved the Bottling worksto the new Ice Factory. Am now ready for the rush thes summer. Write.
As ever. Oscar."
Database: Alabama Deaths, 1908-59
Name Death Date County Certificate
John H Lockwell 12 Jul 1910 Franklin 288


Source Information: Alabama Death Index, 1908-1959. [database online] Provo, UT:, 2000. Original data: State of Alabama. Database: Alabama Deaths, 1908-59

Indexes of Vital Records for Alabama: Deaths, 1908-1959. Montgomery, AL: State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Record Services Division, 19- -.

Name Death Date County Certificate
John H Sockwell 12 Jul 1910 Franklin 288


1 1870 Colbert County, AL Federal Census, Birmingham Public Library, Birmingham, AL.

2 Barry Uptain., Family research of Barry Uptain. (1998).

3 Wanda Quinn Bradford, Personal Memories. (1998.).

4 Odell Sockwell (September, 1998; telephone conversation Nov., 2004).

5 Family Bible of Claude O. Sockwell, In possession of Wanda Quinn Bradford.

Family links: 
  Edwin Buchanan Sockwell (1814 - 1892)
  Nancy Minerva Hamilton Sockwell (1830 - 1919)
  Theodocia Virginia Kerby Sockwell (1861 - 1944)
  Ernest Sockwell (1883 - 1886)*
  Cora Irene Sockwell Gray (1885 - 1963)*
  Jesse Eudorass Sockwell (1888 - 1966)*
  Ella Sockwell Witt (1891 - 1983)*
  Claude Oscar Sockwell (1895 - 1976)*
  Clyde H. Sockwell (1895 - 1918)*
  John Marion Sockwell (1897 - 1988)*
  Wallace Aulton Sockwell (1904 - 1906)*
  Clarysa Jane Sockwell McCollum (1838 - 1911)**
  James H Sockwell (1841 - 1891)**
  Edwin William Sockwell (1844 - 1925)**
  Lucinda Berneta Sockwell McWilliams (1847 - 1920)**
  Georgia Ann Sockwell Fore (1849 - 1900)**
  Caroline Moore Sockwell Thompson (1852 - 1926)**
  Thomas Jackson Sockwell (1855 - 1908)**
  John Hamilton Sockwell (1857 - 1910)
  Eudorus Alphonso Sockwell (1858 - 1931)*
  Moses Park Sockwell (1862 - 1940)**
  Martha Ella Sockwell Duncan (1863 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Bethel Cemetery
Colbert County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Wanda Quinn Bradford
Record added: Mar 06, 2009
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