Thomas VIVIAN of Pengiggan
William HOCKIN
Sarah ("Sally") VIVIAN
James Vivian HOCKING


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James Vivian HOCKING

  • Born: 22 Apr 1840, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Christened: 7 Jul 1840, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Married: 11 Dec 1865, St. George, Truro, Cornwall
  • Died: 23 Nov 1905, Houghton, MI, USA

   Research Notes:

1871 Wales Census (called James V.):

Age given: 30 years
Birthplace: Camborne, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Bailian, Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation: Iron Miner

Present were wife Ellen (29) of Truro, daughters Sarah (3) of Camborne, Jaynie (9 months) of Llantrisant Glamorgan


1880 U.S. Federal Census:

Age given: 39 years
Birthplace: England
Dwelling Place: Franklin, Houghton, Michigan, USA
Occupation: Miner

Present were wife Ellen (38) of England, children: Sarah (12) of England, Jane V. (9) of Wales, and born in Michigan: Mable M. (4), William J. (2), Elizabeth J. (1 month)


1900 U.S. Federal Census:

Age given: 59 years
Birthplace: England
Dwelling Place: Portage, Houghton, Michigan, USA
Occupation: Day Labourer
How long married: 34 years
How many children: 8 (5 still living)
Year of Immigration into the USA: 1874

Present were wife Helena (58) of England, children (born in Michigan): James (21), stationary engineer, Louise (17), at school

   Marriage Information:

James married Ellen HEARN, daughter of George HEARN and Julia WYATT, on 11 Dec 1865 in St. George, Truro, Cornwall. (Ellen HEARN was born on 25 May 1842 in Truro, Cornwall and died after 1910 in Portage Twp., Houghton Co., MI, USA.)

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