Benjamin Bates Hockaday

Benjamin Bates Hockaday

Birth
James City County, Virginia, USA
Death 27 Jun 1874 (aged 78)
Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 2
Memorial ID 73797901 · View Source
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Benjamin was born to Quakers John Hockaday and Susanna Bates. He lived in Charles City County, Virginia and there wed Sarah Ladd on April 8, 1817. They had:
1) John Ladd on 15 Dec 1821

They transferred to the Short Creek Monthly Meeting in Mount Pleasant, Ohio and had:
2) Robert Ladd on 21 Mar 1828
3) Mary Ann on 13 Jan 1830
4) Benjamin Bates jr. on 10 Nov 1832
5) James on 25 Nov 1836

Wife Sarah died on April 9, 1842 in Mount Pleasant and was buried in the Short Creek Cemetery. Benjamin next wed Anna Righter in Jefferson County, Ohio on January 11, 1844. They lived in Mount Pleasant, where Benjamin was a merchant, and had:
1) Joseph R on 24 Dec 1847

In 1856, the family moved to Maroa Township in Macon County, Illinois.


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  • Maintained by: Dennis Peterson
  • Originally Created by: janet donner
  • Added: 23 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73797901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Bates Hockaday (28 Sep 1795–27 Jun 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73797901, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Peterson (contributor 47428158) .