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Hezekiah Hockett (b. 1776, d. date unknown)Hezekiah Hockett (son of William Hockett and Hannah Beales) was born 1776 in New Garden, North Carolina ?620, and died date unknown in ?.He married Martha Reynolds on January 06, 1796 in Center MM, North Carolina621, daughter of Jeremiah Reynolds and Susannah Chamness.
Notes for Hezekiah Hockett:
Will of Hezekiah Hockett;
I, Hezekiah Hockett, of the state of Indiana and County of Randolph, being indisposed in body but sound in memory and perfect in understanding; and considering the uncertainty of life; and the certainty of death, do make and ordain this my last will and testament;in manner and form as follow to wit first that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid by my executors.
2nd, I leave and bequeath to my son Jesse my old place where I now live containing 122 acres of land including all my farming tools except the waggon and windmill also 1 bed and bedding.
3rd, I leave and bequeath to my daughter Achsah 1 feather bed and bedside curtains and all the furniture thereunto belonging.Also 1 cow and calf, 1 bureau, 1 loom with all the apparatus belonging thereto, 1 side saddle, 1 big wheel, 1 little wheel, 1 reel, 4 chairs, 6$ worth of kitchen furniture with her home and support on the farm while single.
4th, I leave my executors to sell 1 40 acre lot of land lying on the waters of Cicero in Hamilton Co. IN belonging to me and divide the money it brings equally amongst my 5 daughters.
5th, I leave all the ballance of my property to be sold after my death and the money equally divided among my 3 sons and 5 daughters.
I also leave and appoint my sons Nathan and Jesse Hockett my executors and give this forth my last will and testament whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.Signed Hezekiah Hockett and witnessed by Davis Pegg and Samuel Smith.
He wrote his will in 1839 so I don't know if he married Elenor Hodson or not.
A Hezekiah Hockett m. Elenor Hodson at Cherry Grove MH Sept. 22, 1841; since his first wife d. 1839 this could be right Hezekiah.
The last name of Hockett was Hoggatt in some NC Quaker records.
Heiss-Cherry Grove Records, 1-13-1827-Hezekiah Hockett, Cherry Grove, compl for "publishing a rept against Friends contrary to discipline and for deviating from truth and using unbecoming language.3-10-27-1st and 2nd part of complaint dropped and he chm in the other part.
He seems to have left Randolph County (and Indiana) after his second marriage.There is no Hezekiah Hockett in 1850 IN census unless it is spelled differently.
He is not the Hezekiah Hockett in Washington Twp, Randolph Co., 1860.
More About Hezekiah Hockett and Martha Reynolds:
Marriage: January 06, 1796, Center MM, North Carolina.621
Children of Hezekiah Hockett and Martha Reynolds are:
- +Emilla (Emily) Hockett, b. April 13, 1811, Center MM, Guilford County, North Carolina622, d. February 07, 1892, Windsor, Randolph County, Indiana623.