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Biographical Sketch for
John Hockaday Family


John Hockaday----+
                 | +--William H.--------+
                 +-+                    |  +--Ida Jane-------------+  +--Clarence H.
                 | |                    +--+                       +--+--Edith Ida
Elizabeth Griggs-+ |                    |  |  John Thomas Stewart--+
                   |  Amanda H. Lewis---+  |
                   |                       |
                   |                       +--Cynthia--------------+  +--Ruth H.
                   |                       |                       +--+--Edna J.
                   |                       |  Archibald S. Babcock-+
                   |                       |
                   |                       +--(twins) William, Jr.
                   |                       |      and Elizabeth
                   |                       |
                   |                       +--(unnamed) (twins)
                   |
                   |
                   +--Ann---------------+  +--Grace
                   |                    |  |
                   |                    +--+--Leverett Levi
                   |                    |  |
                   |  Charles Gorham----+  +--Annie Frances
                   |
                   +--Elizabeth G.------+  +--Edwin
                   |                    |  +--Elizabeth May
                   |                    +--+--Frank Elmer
                   |                    |  +--Ralph Herbert
                   |  James Adams-------+  +--Lewis Frederick
                   |                       +--Guy Jay
                   |
                   |
                   +--Frances A.--------+  +--Lawrence
                                        |  +--Elizabeth
                                        +--+--Laura
                                        |  +--James
                      James Moran, Jr.--+  +--John
                                           +--William
                                           +--Fannie
                                           +--Charles
                                           +--Sadie



John Hockaday

John Hockaday Born Sept, 1804, in Devonshire, England. Married Elizabeth Griggs on January 24, 1830. Came to Chicago, Illinois, arriving on July 4, 1840. Moved to Millburn in 1841. Bought land from federal government. Gave land for school bearing name, in use until 1920. Farmer and stone mason. See tree above for children. Died August 28, 1877, at age 72 years, 11 months, in Millburn, Lake County, Ill. Tall monument in Millburn Cemetery, Millburn, Illinois.

Elizabeth Griggs

Daughter of Abraham and Hannah Abbott Griggs, of Devonshire, England. Married John Hockaday on January 24, 1830. Died August 06, 1878, at age 70 years, 3 months.

Children of John and Elizabeth Hockaday


William H. Hockaday

Born September 20, 1831, in Devonshire, England. Married
Amanda Hodges Lewis on January 10, 1855. Children: Ida Jane, born December 4, 1856, married John Thomas Stewart on December 21, 1876, died October 04, 1882, at age 26 of consumption; Cynthia L., born March 20, 1863, married Archibald S. Babcock about October 11, 1888, died November, 1899 in Ashville, North Carolina. William, Jr. (twin of Elizabeth), born January 14, 1877, died September 9 (29?), 1878, at age 1 year, 8 months, and 15 days; Elizabeth (twin of William, Jr.), born January 14, 1877, died August 6, 1878; twins died at age of one day. Family moved to Waukegan, Ill., before 1880. Died November 19, 1899 (obituary).

Ann

Born September 20, 1833 in Devonshire, England. Was a school teacher at Grubb School. Became second wife of Charles W. (M?) Gorham, a tailor, about 1856. He was born about 1817 (1807/1808?) in Connecticut, the son of P. and Alma Louisa Gorham. His first wife was Laura A. Beach, who died on April 26, 1853. Children: Grace, born about 1856; Leverett Levi (also seen as Leveritt), died at Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas; Annie Frances, born about 1873, died November 20, 1875. Died at noon on December 25, 1887, at Fremont Township, Lake County, Illinois (obituary).

Elizabeth G.

Born in 1836 in England. Married James Adams, Jr, on April 17, 1854. He was born in 1831 and died in 1885. Children: Edwin (maybe S. also maybe LeRoy); Elizabeth May, born February 06,1865, married (unknown) Holton; Frank Elmer, born September 16, 1862, LKA Park Street, Kenosha, Wis.; Ralph Herbert, born September 30,1868; Lewis Frederick, born March 18,1871; Guy Jay, born August 04, 1876, LKA Main St., Los Angeles, Cal. Died October, 1878.

Frances A.

Born 1839 in England. Married James Moran, Jr, on October 31, 1855. Children: Lawrence; Elizabeth; Laura; James; John; William; Fannie; Charles; Sadie. Died .
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