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Hit a Brock roadblock--Help?!

Hit a Brock roadblock--Help?!

Posted: 1029691442000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1041190468000
Surnames: Brock, Skerritt, Maxwell, Henly, Hopper
I have hit a slight roadblock in my Brock genealogy. Hope someone can be of assistance. The info I have is below, any help anyone might be able to give would be greatly appreciated.

James Howard Brock (g-grandf)
b. abt. 1870 in KS (poss. Doniphan Co.)
m. Alice Elizabeth Skerritt in 1900 in Doniphan City, Doniphan, KS
d. unknown date, unkown location

Alice Skerritt's mother was Nancy Hopper, father was Matthew Skerritt

They had 5 children:
1. Hortense E. - b. abt. 1901 in KS

2. Irene Alice - b. abt. 1903 in KS

3. Dora or Lora B. - b. abt. 1905 in MO

4. Howard Harold - b. 8/18/1907 in KC, Jackson, MO; m. 12/1/1945 in KC, Wyandotte, KS to Irene B. Smith; d. 4/3/1978 in KC, Wyandotte, KS (my grandparents)

5. Frank - b. abt. 1911 in MO

James' parents were George Brock and Valena Maxwell

George Brock (g-g-grandf)
b. abt. 1839 in either Iowa, Illinois, or Missouri
m. Valena Maxwell, date unknown, location unknown
d. date unknown, location unknown
George's parents' names are not known

Valena Maxwell (g-g-grandm)
b. abt. 1844 in either Missouri, Indiana, or Kansas
d. bet. 1871 and 1877 in Doniphan, Doniphan, KS
Valena's parents' names are not known

George and Valena had two children before Valena died.

1. Charles - b. abt. 1865 in KS; no other info known

2. James Howard Brock - b. Apr. 1870 in KS; m. Alice E. Skerritt abt. 1900 in Doniphan, Doniphan, KS; unknown death date and location

After Valena died, George re-married to Louisa Henly. Louisa brought 2 children from her previous marriage

1. Willie Henly - b. abt. 1870 in KS (poss. Doniphan Co.)
2. Annie I. - b. abt. 1872 in KS (poss. Doniphan Co.)

George and Louisa had 2 children of their own

1. Katie - b. abt. 1877 in Doniphan, Doniphan, KS; no other info known

2. Mollie - b. abt. 1879 in Doniphan, Doniphan, KS; no other info known

This is where I have run into a roadblock at. I do not know George's parents and am not sure what state he was really born in as three different fed. census list three different birth states. If anyone has any info on this family I would really appreciate it.

Dannell "Danni" Brock

Re: Hit a Brock roadblock--Help?!

Dannie Hulsey Inman (View posts)
Posted: 1033397932000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jones(2),Hulsey,Inman,Brock,Swanger,Hooper,Trussell,Williams, Harrison,Snowden,Gilbert,Allen,King,Felker,Rankin
Danni, I have the names Brock and Hooper both in my family connections. These are some of mine and others brickwalls to. I have information about both Brock and Hooper. If you will email me maybe there might be a connection for both of us...Dannie

Re: Hit a Brock roadblock--Help?!

Posted: 1060230220000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Brock, Hopper, Skerritt
Hi Danni--

Hortense E. Brock is my nephew's great-grandmother, but really like his grandmother as she raised his father. I'm helping said nephew with his family tree and can share some info, although our search is just beginning. I'll be interested in tracking down George Brock's parents too. And do you have more on the Skerritt and Hopper lines? I look forward to hearing from you

Re: Hit a Brock roadblock--Help?!

Dannell Brock (View posts)
Posted: 1060372104000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Brock, Skerritt, Hopper
Hello Linda!!!!

Oh my goodness I was so excited to hear from you!!! Please email me off list at and I will be happy to share any info I have with you!!!

Danni Brock
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