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David Ockerman

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  • Name David Ockerman 
    Born 19 Mar 1819  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I2705  Thompson
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2004 

    Family Mary S Barr 
    Married 15 Oct 1840  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Hannah Ockerman,   b. 18 Apr 1843, Indianola, Warren County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1916, Wayne County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2004 
    Family ID F989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Lineville Tribune, Leon Reporter, Iowa, March 14, 1895
      Mr. David Ockerman, whose hopeless illness was mentioned in these columns, died at his home on West Third Street in Lineville on last Monday afternoon aged 75 years, 11 months and 4 days. The deceased was born in Kentucky, March 19, 1819, his father, Daniel Ockerman having been a native of Pennsylvania and one of the early settlers of Kentucky. The family moved to Highland County, Ohio in 1821, where the subject of this sketch was reared and educated. In 1839 the family emigrated to Decatur County, Indiana.
      Mr. Ockerman was married in Indiana October 15, 1840, to Mary S. Barr, and in 1854 with his wife and children, moved to Decatur County, Iowa, near Pleasanton, where they resided until 1878 when they removed to Lineville. Eight children were born to them, four only now living, Mrs. P.C. Hampton and Mrs. Luther Collier, of Mercer County, Missouri; Miss. Mary Ockerman of this place, and Mrs. Joshua Hampton, of Nebraska. Father Ockerman was an active member of the M.E. Church, and in his life was an example of Christian character.
      He was a member or the Masonic Fraternity and by the hands of his brethren his remains were taken to the Pleasanton Cemetery on Wednesday and laid to rest beside the wife of his youth, who passed away January 16, 1863.


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