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 1) Sarah Jane Gross:
                born 28 Jul 1845 Jackson Co, IN; 
                died 28 Mar 1919 possibly Jennings Co, IN - no obituary found in Jennings Co, IN;
                buried Hulse Cemetery, Scipio, Jennings, IN
; tombstone photo;
                married Charles Prine Rockey on 24 Oct 1867 Jackson Co, IN  
                              (born 05 Aug 1843 OH (possibly Warren Co);
                              died 28 Feb 1923 possibly Jennings Co, IN - no obituary found in Jennings Co, IN
                              buried Hulse Cemetery, Scipio, Jennings, IN
; tombstone photo;
                              Civil War - Union; service record;   
                              unable to determine Charles's parents);
                marriage record for Sarah and Charles

                children: 

                     1) William T Rockey - born Aug 1870 Jackson Co, IN;  
                             died 1920-1930; 
                             married Margaret A Jones on 15 Sep 1890 Johnson Co, IN
                                        (born Sep 1869 IN;
                                        died after 1930; 
                                        daughter of Nancy A ____ (born Oct 1845 IN)
                                        unable to determine Margaret's parents);

                             marriage certificate for William and Margaret;
                             children: 
                                 1) Mary A Rockey - born May 1894 IN;
                                           died (___); 
                                           Mary married (1) Joseph John Siefert on 01 Jun 1914 Marion Co, IN  
                                                  (born 03 Feb 1884 PA;
                                                  died after 1920; 
                                                  WWI draft registration card; signature:

                                                  
                                                  unable to determine Joseph's parents);

                                            children? 
                                           Mary married (2) George D Hamilton c. 1925  
                                                  (born c. 1893 IN; died (___); 
                                                  unable to determine George's parents);

                                           children: 
                                               1) Harold Hamilton - living?; married?; children?
                                 2) unknown Rockey - born c. 1890-1900; died c. 1890-1900
                                 3) unknown Rockey - born c. 1890-1900; died c. 1890-1900 
                     2) Susan Rockey - born 1872 Jackson Co, IN; (no marriage found in Jackson Co, IN);  
                             died by Mar 1944; married?; children? 
                     3) Alexander Rockey - born 29 Mar 1875 Jackson Co, IN;  
                             died after 1940; 
                             WWI draft registration card
                             Alexander married (1) Angie Lillie Polk on 05 Mar 1921 Jennings Co, IN   
                                    (born 20 Dec 1876 Jefferson Co, IN;
                                    likely died by 1940;
                                    daughter of Richard L Polk (born Jefferson Co, IN) and Millie Chasteen (born Jefferson Co, IN));
                             marriage record for Alexander and Lillie;
 

                             children?  
                             Alexander possibly married (2) Helen Townsend Batty on 18 Apr 1935 Scott Co, IN   
                                    (born 13 Oct 1889 Clark Co,IN; died (____);
                                   daughter of John Batty (born IN) and Lenora Jean Townsend (born IN));
                             marriage record for Alexander and Helen;

                      4) Anna Rockey - see separate personal page  
                 
                     5) Dora Alice Rockey - see separate personal page   

                      6) Mamie Rockey - born Aug 1881 Jackson Co, IN; (no marriage found in Jackson Co, IN);  
                             died after 1940;  
                             married ____ Hodapp after 1900
                                          (born (___); died by 1940;
 XX
                                          unable to determine first name, and unable to determine his parents);

                             children:
                                  1) Clyde Hodapp - born c. 1916 IN; (no marriage found in Jackson Co, IN);  
                                           died (___); married?; children?
                     7) Mary Rockey - (twin) - born Jan 1884 Jackson Co, IN;  
                             died (___);  
                             married ____ Miller (no marriage found in Jackson Co, IN);
                                      
 (born (___); died (___);
                                      
 unable to determine first name, and unable to determine his parents);
 
                             children? 
                     8) Clara Rockey - (twin) - born Jan 1884 Jackson Co, IN;  
                             died (___);  
                             married ____ Moreland (no marriage found in Jackson Co, IN);
                                      
(born (___); died (___);
 
                                       unable to determine first name, and unable to determine his parents);

                             children? 
                     9) John Cleveland Rockey - born 09 Jan 1887 Seymour, Jackson, IN;  
                             died 27 May 1979 near North Vernon, Jennings, IN; obituary
                             buried Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings, IN; tombstone photo;
                             WWI & WWII draft registration cards
                             John married (1) Bertha Foist on 13 Oct 1907 Jennings Co, IN  
                                        (born 09 Jul 1891 or 1892 Jennings Co, IN; 
                                        died 15 Jul 1925 Bartholomew Co, IN;  
                                        daughter of Randolph Foist (14 Apr 1835 Dayton, Montgomery, OH-30 Dec 1891; Civil War) and
                                        Martha
Ann Taylor (16 Jan 1848 KY-23 Jan 1914); Randolph and Martha buried
                                       
Reddington Cemetery, Reddington, Jackson, IN; tombstone photos
)
                             marriage record for Bertha and John;  
                             children: 
                                1) Elmer (middle name possibly Charles) Rockey - born 08 Feb 1909 IN;
                                        died by May 1979 possibly CA; 
                                        City Directory listings for Elmer
                                        married Meryl L Gregg on 18 Oct 1934  
                                                   (born 15 Jul 1911 IN;
                                                   died 17 Nov 1990 Brevard Co, FL;
                                                   Meryl possibly married (2) ____ Jones L);
                                        children?

                                2) Louis Virgil Rockey - born 13 Nov 1910 Jennings Co, IN; 
                                        City Directory listings for Louis
                                        died 11 Aug 1977 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituaries;
                                        buried Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, IN; crypt photos;
                                        married Ruth Edens
                                                      (born 03 Jul 1914;
                                                      died 22 May 2000 possibly Indianapolis or Fortville, IN;
                                                      buried Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, IN; crypt photos)
                                        children:
                                            1) Louis V Jr Rockey - living?; married?; children?
                                            2) Peggy Rockey - living?; married Charles Lowes (living?); children?
                                            3) Bert Rockey - living?; married John Marchino (living?); children?
                                            4) Korena Rockey - living?; married Jack Preston (living?); children?
                                            5) Patty Rockey - living?; married Richard Monroe (living?); children?

                             John married (2) Minnie Pearl Hines in 1928  
                                               (born 24 Oct 1907 Jennings Co, IN;
                                               died 18 Apr 1996 North Vernon, Jennings, IN;
obituary;
                                               buried Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings, IN
; tombstone photo;
                                           
   daughter o
f Timothy Hines and Hattie May Bannister);  

                             children: 
                                3)
Naomi Ruth Rockey - living?;
                                           married ____ Marksberry (living?); children?
                                4) John C Rockey - born (___); died by Dec 2009; married?; children? 
                                5) Deloris N Rockey - living?;
                                            Deloris
married (1) ____ Clements (living?); children?
                                            Deloris m
arried (2) ____ Dickson (living?); children?
                                6) Robert Lee Rockey - born 09 Feb 1935;
                                            died
22 Oct 2007 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;  
                                            buried Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings, I
N; tombstone photo;
                                            married?;
                                            children?
                                7) Joseph W Rockey - living?; m
arried Donna  ____ (living?); children?
                                8) Marilyn F Rockey - living?; m
arried ____ Brown (living?); children?
                                9) Shirley Ann Rockey - born 25 Feb 1940 Johnson Co, IN;
                                           died 11 Dec 2009 North Vernon, Jennings, IN; obituary;

                                           buried Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings, IN; tombstone photos;
                                           married Johnnie Donald Poole on 01 Jun 1969 Vernon, Jennings, IN  
                                                        (born 16 Aug 1933 Jennings Co, IN;
                                                        died 22 May 2010 Columbus, Bartholomew, IN; obituary;

                                                        buried Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings, IN; tombstone photos);
                                                        U.S. Army - Korea;   
                                                        son of Floyd Taylor Poole and Nettie Viola Parker);  
                                           children: 

                                                 1) Cathy Poole - living?; married ____ Gillis (living?);
                                                          children:
                                                                 1) John Gillis - living?; married?; children?

                                                                 2) Jake Gillis - living?; married?; children?
                              10)
Wilma Rockey - living?; married Bill Grider (living?); children?
                              11) Edna Rockey - living?; married Raymond Ernestes (living?); children?
                              12)
Richard Rockey - living?; married Edna  ____ (living?); children?