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308. Amanda Helen HOSKINS204 was born on 6 February 1860 in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. She died on 22 February 1933 at the age of 73 in Conejos County, Colorado.

By 1880, granddaughter Amanda had married Albert A. Shockey.
1880 Census. Osage Twp, Allen Co, Kansas Hh42
Albert A. Schockey, age 21, b. IL, parents b. IL
Amanda, age 20, wife, b. Wis. parents b. IN
Cora, age 7/12, b. October in KS
In 1900, Amanda & Albert were in Wilson Co Kansas, with a large family.

1885 Kansas State Census. Osage, Allen Co
A. A. Shockey, 26, Farmer
Amanda, 25
Cora, 5
Chester, 3
Rosa, 2

1900 Census. Buffalo City, Clifton Twp, Wilson, KA, Hh 117
Albert A. Shockey, b. Dec 1859, 40, married 21 years, b. IL, father b. IN, mother b. IL
Mandy A., wife, b. Feb 1860, 40, 9 children - 8 are living, b. WI, parents b. IN
Children all born in Kansas
Cora, dau, b. Oct 1879, 20
Chester A., son, b. Aug 1881, 18
Rosa G., dau, b. Jan 1883, 17
Marion, son, b. May 1886, 14
Pluma, son, b. Feb 1888, 11
Ethel, dau, b. Nov 1890, 9
Iva M., dau, b. May 1895, 5
Ulysses, son, b. Nov 1898, 1

1920 Census. Rio Grande Prec 12, Alamosa Co, CO, Hh 4
A. A. Shockey, 61, Farmer
Amanda, wife, 60
Ullysius, son, 21

1930 Census. Prec 12 (Baldy), Alamosa, CO, Hh 24
Albert A. Shockey, 71, married at age 20, Farmer
Amanda, wife, 70, married at 19
Ulysses, son, 31, single

Buried Sanford Cemetery, Sanford, Conejos County, Colorado.

Amanda Helen HOSKINS and Albert Allen SHOCKEY were married on 23 January 1879 in Allen County, Kansas. Albert Allen SHOCKEY was born on 27 December 1858 in Vermillion County, Indiana. He died on 26 March 1944 at the age of 85 in Conejos County, Colorado.

Amanda Helen HOSKINS and Albert Allen SHOCKEY had the following children:

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Cora SHOCKEY was born in October 1879 in Allen County, Kansas. She died on 24 August 1921 at the age of 41 in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois.

Cora married Adolph R. Hoffman, 20 Feb 1901, Fredonia, Wilson Co, Kansas. His parents were W. H. Hoffman and Jennie Rogers; hers listed as A. A. Shockey and Amanda Hoskins.

1910 Census. Clifton, Wilson Co, KS, Hh 66
Adolph R. Hoffman, 34, married 9 years, b. MO, Teamster, Odd Jobs
Cora, wife, 29, 3 children - 1 is living, b. Kansas
Bertha D., dau, 8, b. Kansas

1920 Census. Willow Twp, Cherokee Co, Iowa, Hh 334
Adolph R. Hoffman, 43, farm labor, working out
Cora, wife, 40
Bertha, dau, 18

Bertha B. Hoffman married Virtus B. Cummings, 2 June 1920, Onawa, Monona Co, Iowa. He was 22, the son of Orin Cummins and Carrie Bierman. Bertha was 19, daughter of Adolph Hoffman and Cora Schockey.

In 1930, Adolph was remarried and living in Memphis.
Memphis, Shelby Co, TN, Hh 6
Adolph R. Hoffman, age 54, married at age 46, b. MO, Painter
Maude B., wife, 45, married at 37, b. TX
William H., son, age 5, b. AR

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Chester Arthur SHOCKEY was born in August 1881 in Kansas. He died on 16 March 1972 at the age of 90 in Osceola, Polk County, Nebraska.

12 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
Chester Arthur Shockey of Sanford, Conejos Co, CO, was 37, born 30 Aug 1881. He was a farmer at Sanford Canyon, Colorado. His nearest relative was Perl Irene Shockey.
Tall, stout, gray eyes, dark hair.

1920 Census. Sanford, Conejos, CO, Hh 132
Chester Shockey, 38, b. Kansas, Farmer, Hay & Grain
Pearl, wife, 26, b. Oklahoma
Arthur, son, 10, b. Kansas
Irwin Hendrix, 9, stepson, b. TX
Charley Balderson, Boarder, 65, farm labor

Here was Pearl in 1910 with her first husband:
Justice Prec 5, Wichita Co, TX, Hh 34
William L. Hendrix, 20 married 1 year, b. KS
Pearl, wife, 15, b. OK

1930 Census. Pomona, Los Angeles, CA, Hh 41
(living with the lady he would marry)
Elizabeth L. Wisely, 61, widow, b. Ky
Fern E., dau, 26, b. NE, Orange packer, Packing House
Chester A. Shockey, Roomer, 49, Divorced, b. Kansas, Truck Driver, Trucking Contractor
Geo. Wilkins, Roomer, 54, single, b. Iowa, Oil Driller, oil wells
Vernon C. Lammers, Roomer, 24, married at age 21, b. Texas, Carpenter, Building
Snyder, Luther, Roomer, 19, single, b. Texas, Carpenter, Building

Married Fern Evelyn Wisely, 10 May 1935, Orange Co, CA

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iii.

Rosa Gertrude SHOCKEY was born in January 1883 in Kansas. She died on 2 March 1959 at the age of 76.

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Marion Marvin SHOCKEY was born on 30 May 1885 in Kansas. He died on 28 August 1954 at the age of 69 in Denver, Denver County, Colorado.

27 Apr 1942. World War II Draft Registration.
Marvin Marrion Shockey (typed - he signed Marvin Shockey). Lived at 3147 S. Bryant, Arapahoe Co, Colorado. He was 57, born 30 May 1885, Moran Kansas. Mrs. Josephine Shockey of the same address would always know his addres. His employed was the U.S. Army Blacksmith Shop at Fort Logan, Colorado. 5'6" tall, 180 lbs. Blue eyes, gray hair. Thumb on right hand deformed.

The name of his wife/wives is difficult to determine. In 1940, she was Margaret - in 1942 he claimed Mrs. Josephine Shockey was at the same address.
M. M. Shockey married 22 Mar 1909, to Iva C. Caldwell. He was 24; she was 18. They married in Richfield, Conejos County, CO. Henry W. Valentine, Minster, officiated.
There is a Denver CO marriage for a Marion M. Shockey to Coral G. Armsrong on 8 Sep 1924 - no ages are stated. H. Bray, JP, performed the ceremony.
Another Denver CO marriage for Marion M. Shockey to Josephine Sandoval in Denver, 2 Jun 1935. Again no ages were given. Florencio Montenez Robles, Minister, performed the ceremony. In 1942, he did state Mrs. Josephine Shockey would always know his address. But strangely in 1940, his wife was named as Margaret - was she Josephine Margaret - or did the enumerator simply make a mistake.

1910 Census. LaJara, Conejos County, CO, Hh 88
Marian M. "Shokey", 25, married 1 year, b. IN, laborer, working out
Iva C., wife, 19, no children, b. Michigan
Elmer P. Caldwell, brother-in-law, 22, b. MI, laborer, working out

There was obviously a divorce from Iva - by 1920 she was married to Richard Ward and living on the Jicarilla Indian Reservation, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.
Richard Ward, 35, b. Colorado, Laborer, Saw Mill
Iva, wife, 30, b. Michigan (agrees with birth record found on FamilySearch)
Thelma, dau, 9, b. Kansas, and Albert,son, 7, b. Colorado - both listed as with the Ward surname but family data suggests they were Shockey children.

1940 Census. Prec 22, Arapahoe Co, Colorado, Hh 300
3147 S. Bryant St.
Marvin Shockey, 54, b. Kansas, lived in same house in 1935, as did Margaret. Laborer, WPA School Project.
Margaret, wife, 39
Richard, son, 6. Amanda, dau, 5. Elvina, dau, 3. Arnetta, dau, age 1.


FindAGrave has picture of his grave marker, Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Littleton, Arapahoe Co, CO.

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v.

Plumas Samuel SHOCKEY was born on 20 November 1888 in Moran, Allen County, Kansas. He died on 2 January 1947 at the age of 58 in Alameda County, California.

5 Jun 1917 World War I Draft Registration
Plumas S. Shockey of Alameda County, Colorado was age 29, born 20 Nov 1888 in Moran, Kansas. He was self employed as a farmer & Stockman in Mineral Co, CO. He was single.
Medium height and build.

As "Phemas" S. Shockey, he married Myrtle May Riggs, 31 Aug 1920, Littleton, Arapahoe, CO. He was 31, she was 28. They were married by J. T. Shadwell, JP. He appears to have gone by Samuel after his marriage.

1920 Census. Denver City, Denver, CO, Hh 120
Sam. P. Shockey, 31, b. Kansas, Station Fireman, Gas Co. Myrtle M., wife, 27, b. Nebraska

27 Apr 1942 World War II Draft Registration
Samuel Plumas Shockey lived at4982 Leaf Court, Denver, Denver Co, CO. He was 53, born 20 Nov 1888 in Moran, Kansas. Mrs. Myrtle Shockey would always know his address. He was employed by Platt Rogers Contractors in Denver. 5'6" tall, 120 lbs; brown eyes, gray hair, light complexion

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Ethel SHOCKEY was born in November 1890 in Kansas. She died on 4 August 1969 at the age of 78.

Married Gottlob Fredrick, 3 May 1911, Conejos County, CO. He was 35; she was 20. They were married by Jose A. Garcia, County Judge.

1930 Census. Alamosa, Alamosa Co, CO, Hh 184
Gottlob Frederich, 52, married at age 31, b. Germany, Locomotive Carpenter, Railroad
Ethel, wife, 42, married at 22, b. Kansas
Flossie, dau, 21, b. CO, Laundress for a Laundry
Frank, son, 12, b. CO
Ines M., dau, 7, b. CO

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Iva Marie SHOCKEY was born in May 1895 in Kansas.

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Ulysses Grant "Tom" SHOCKEY was born on 11 November 1898 in Wilson County, Kansas. He died in November 1985 at the age of 87.

1917-18 (no date) World War I Draft Registration
Ulysses Shockey lived at RFD 2, Alamosa, Colorado. He was 19, born 11 Nov 1898. A. A. Shockely, Farmer, was his employer and his nearest relative. He was tall, medium built, blue eyes, brown hair.

1940 Census. Prec 11, Costilla, Colordo, Hh 6
Larkin B. Pittman, 70, widowed, b. IL
Ulysses Shockey, Lodger, 42, single, b. Kansas - in 1935 he lived in a rural area of Conejos Co, CO. Working as a Teamster.

Last Residence was 81212 Canon City, Fremont, CA. Social Security Death Index.