Martha <I>Walker</I> Hockaday

Martha Walker Hockaday

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Death 13 Jun 1914 (aged 70)
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 55051935 · View Source
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DECATUR DAILY 6/14/1914

MRS. MARTHA ANN HOCKADAY, WIDOW OF JAMES HOCKADAY DIED AT 8 OCLOCK SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE FAMILY RESIDENCE, 905 E CANTRELL STREET. HER DEATH WAS CAUSED BY PARALYSIS. HER AGE WAS SEVENTY YEARS, FOUR MONTHS, AND TWENTY THREE DAYS.
SHE WAS ONE OF THE OLD RESIDENTS OF MACON COUNTY. SHE WAS BORN NEAR CHILLICOTHE, OHIO, JAN 20, 1844. SHE CAME WITH HER PARENTS TO MACON COUNTY WHEN SHE WAS TWELVE YEAS OLD. THEY SETTLED ON A FARM A MILE NORTH OF FORSYTH. SHE WAS MARRIED TO JAMES HOCKADAY, FEB 5, 1863. THEY LIVED IN THE VICINITY OF FORSYTH UNTIL NINE YEARS AGO, WHEN THEY MOVED TO DECATUR RESIDING AT 90 E CANTRELL STREET EVER SINCE.

SEVEN CHILDREN

SHE HAD BEEN A MEMBER OF THE METHODIST CHURCH FOR FORTY YEARS SHE IS SURVIVED BY SEVEN CHILDREN, FRANK HOCKADAY, MRS. ANNA WYKOFF AND MRS. LETITIA LITTLETON OF MAROA, MRS. IDA HUDDLESTON, MRS. GRACE WEAVER AND GUY HOCKADAY OF MASON CITY, IA. A SON GRANT HOCKADAY DIED TWENTY TWO YEARS AGO AND ONE SON DIED IN INFANCY. SHE LEAVES THREE BROTHERS, AND TWO SISTERS, JOHN AND BUNN WALKER OF DECATUR, CHARLES WALKER IN CANADA,MRS. SAMANTHA LONG OF WASHINGTON, AND MRS. ELLA FULLER IN KENTUCKY.
THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD AT 230 MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE RESIDENCE

ACCORDING TO NOTES IN THE GREENWOOD CEMETERY BOOK MARTHA AND HUSBAND JAMES AND SOME FAMILY MEMBERS WERE MOVED TO FAIRLAWN


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  • Created by: janet donner
  • Added: 17 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55051935
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Walker Hockaday (20 Jan 1844–13 Jun 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55051935, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by janet donner (contributor 46623112) .