HOCKENBURY Family

First Generation

1. William H1 Hockenbury was born in Lebanon, Hunterdon Co, NJ August 30, 1820.

He married twice. He married Rebecca E Crate in New Jersey, about 1843. Rebecca was born in New Jersey 1825. Rebecca died 1861 in New Jersey, at 36 years of age. He married Amy A Trimmer February 16, 1863. Amy was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey February 19, 1839. Amy(2695) was the daughter of Andrew Thatcher Trimmer and Sarah Thatcher. Amy died April 28, 1919 Bound Brook, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 80 years of age. Father may be Peter Hockenbury of Lebanon NJ recorded in the 1840 census Hunterdon Co page 249, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 15-20 and 1 female 40-50. This seems to be the only Hockenbury that has a son about 20 in 1840 in NJ.

In the 1850 census Clinton Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey page 341, Wm. H. (age 29) is recorded with Rebecca (age 25), Samuel (age 5), John (age 3), Matilda (age 2), and Isaiah (age 2m). All births are NJ and William is a wheelright.

In the 1860 census Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey page 198, W. H. (age 40) is recorded with Rebecca (age 35), Samuel (age 16), John (age 14), Matilda (age 12) Isaiah (age 10), William (age 8), Amy (age 5), and Elisha (age 2). All births are NJ and William is a wheelright.

In the 1870 census Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey page 359, W. H. (age 49) is recorded with Amy (age 30), Amy (age 15), William (age 18), Elisha (age 11), Anna (age 9), Charles (age 7), Lizzie (age 5), Josephene (age 3), and George (age 1). All births are NJ and William is a wheelright.

In the 1880 census Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey page 179, William (age 59) is recorded with his wife Amy (age 39), Charles (age 16), Lizzie (age 16), Josephene (age 13), and George (age 9). All births are NJ and William is a farmer.

William H Hockenbury and Rebecca E Crate had the following children:

child 2 i. Lemuel2 Hockenbury was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1845. Lemuel died May 20, 1864 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, at 18 years of age. Burial: Flemington Presbyterian Church Cemetery Flemington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA

child 3 ii. John C Hockenbury was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 12, 1846. John died February 29, 1884 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 37 years of age.

child 4 iii. Matilda Hockenbury was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1848.

child 5 iv. Isaiah Hockenbury was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1850.

child 6 v. William S. C. Hockenbury was born in Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1852.

child 7 vi. Amy L Hockenbury was born in Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1855.

child + 8 vii. Elisha L Hockenbury was born January 1858.

child 9 viii. Anna Hockenbury was born in New Jersey 1861.

William H Hockenbury and Amy A Trimmer had the following children:

child + 10 ix. Charles Trimmer Hockenbury was born November 22, 1863.

child 11 x. Lizzie Hockenbury was born in Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1866.

child 12 xi. Josephine Hockenbury was born in Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1867.

child 13 xii. George Hockenbury was born in Readington Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1871.

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