Alvah Hockett


Born: 13 Nov 1828 in Clinton County, Ohio, USA

Died: ? in (unknown)

Father: Mahlon Hockett (1801 – ?)

Mother: Anna Andrew (1806 – ?)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Lydia Hunt (1828 – 1851)

Married: 20 Sep 1848 in Ohio, USA

Child: Thomas Lisbon Hockett (1849 – )

Child: Anna Jane Hockett (1851 – )

Child: Susan Alice Hockett (1852 – )

Child: Jabez Hockett (1856 – 1857)

Child: Adaline Hockett (1858 – 1858)

Child: Ruth M. Hockett (c. 1863 – )

Child: Clinton Hockett (c. 1864 – )

Child: Oliver W. Hockett (c. 1866 – )

Child: Cordelia Hockett (c. 1868 – )

Child: Luella Hockett (c. 1870 – )

Family #2

Spouse/Partner: Mary Jane Hunt (1836 – ?)

Married: 12 Mar 1874 in ?

Child: Hervey Corwin Hockett (1875 – )

Child: Lydia Elma Hockett (1876 – )

Child: Grace Darling Hockett (1880 – )


Alvah and Lydia were married at Newberry MM.

On 20 Feb 1860, Alvah and Lydia, with their children Thomas, Anna, and Susan, were granted a certificate to West Union, MM (Indiana). [Alvah's parents Mahlan and Anna were also granted a certificate on this date.]

In 1880, Alvah's mother-in-law Jane and niece Martha Hunt were living with his family in Gregg Township (Morgan County, Indiana).

Change Date

This data was last changed on 23 Nov 2007, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, marriage, notes]
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 5
by William Wade Hinshaw; Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Bros., 1946 [Reprinted Baltimore, 1973, 1994] [applies to name, birth, marriage, notes]
Web: Ancestry Database (Nebraska Monthly Meeting: Quaker Records) [Original data: Quaker records: Nebraska Monthly Meeting: Central City Meeting, Elk Valley, Friendsdale, North Loup, Plainview, Pierce County, Pleasant Hill, Spring Bank, Lincoln Executive (Hicksite). (transcribed, no original document imagess)] [applies to birth, marriage]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

On 1 Mar 1900, Alvah, Mary Jane, and children Hervey and Grace were received on certificate from (?). A year later, 6 Jun 1901, they were granted a certificate to (?). The 1900 rocf may have been to Nebraska. [Nebraska Monthly Meeting records]

The reference for the 20 Feb 1860 certificate to West Union MM also mentions a child "Almedia" but I have found no reference to a child of this name. Could this be child Adaline? If so, the date of death could certainly not be 1858. Further, Almedia/Adaline is not mentioned in the 1860 U.S. Census.