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February 28, 2007

Mock Family Historian "Working Chart" #24

John C. Mock of Somerset Co, PA


I - John B. Mock b. ca1799 PA; m. Catherine Crist ; re: Richland Twp, Cambria Co, PA & Paint Twp. Somerset Co., PA

1.1 - John C. Mock b. 1830; d. 17 Jul 1902, bur. Mt. Zion Lutheran Ch. Cem. near Scalp Level, Somerset Co, PA; m. 1st  Lydia Murphy b. 13 Nov 1821; d. 12 Jun 1874 Paint Twp.Somerset Co., PA, bur. Horner Cem., Richland Twp., Cambria Co.,PA; m. 2nd May 1875 Elizabeth Rhoads, widow of Simon Rhoads of Somerset Co.

CW vet – Enlisted 24 Oct 1862; Co. H 171st Reg,  Pension Record #483593

1.1.1 - Mary Jane Mock  b. 12 Jun 1855; m. Thomas Wentz d. 1907

1.1.2 – Moses Mock  b. 3 Jul 1856. 

Last known to be living in Coupeville, Island Co., Washington.  Phyllis Hutzell

1.1.3 - Lydia Elizabeth Mock b. 4 Jun 1860 Scalp Level, Somerset Co, PA; d. 3 Dec 1935 South Fork, Cambria Co, PA; m. 14 Apr 1880 in South Fork, PA to Simon Hutzell b. 4 Jun 1854/56 South Fork, PA; d. 22 Feb 1910 South Fork, Cambria Co., PA

1.1.4 – Malinda Ellen Mock  b. 3 Oct 1864; d. 12 Nov 1948; m. Nicholas Wentz

1.1.5 – Catherine Ann Mock  b. 28 Jan 1858; d. 1 Sep 1863

1.1.6 – Rachael Mock  b. 14 Oct 1862; d. 1 Sep 1863


1.2 - Moses Mock b. ca1832 PA; m. Clara F. ________b. ca 1848 MO

1880 Census Pine Ridge, Fresno, CA

1.3 - Tobias Mock b. ca1835; d. 19 Aug 1916 Scalp Level , PA, age 82, bur. Berkey Church of Brethern near Holsopple; m. Rachel  Younken  b. ca1831/32; d. in the spring, 1916 Scalp Level, PA

1880 Census Paint, Somerset, PA lists Tobias, b. ca1840/41,  age  39

1.3.1 – Lorena Mock  m. ______ Myers of Buckstown, Somerset Co, PA

1.4 - Ann Mock b. ca1839, single

1.5 - George Mock b. 1843; d. 1895, bur. Berkey Church of Brethern, single

1.6 - Mary/Margret Mock b. ca1844

1.7 - Maria Mock b. ca1846 Rummel, Somerset Co, PA; d. 13 Dec 1934 Moxham, PA, bur. Odd Fellows Cem., Stoyestown, PA; m. ca 1845 Gotlieb Straub b. Germany

1.7.1 – Elmira Straub b. ca1865 PA

1.7.2 – Albert Straub b. ca 1869 PA

1.7.3 – Jacob Straub b. ca 1870 PA

1.7.4 – Christema Straub  b. ca1872 PA

1.7.5 – Emma Straub  b. ca1875 PA

1.7.6 – Harvey Straub  b. ca 1878 PA

1.7.7 – Charles Straub  b. ca1879 PA

1.7.8 – Lizzie Straub b. ca1880 PA


1.8 - Elizabeth Mock b. ca1849

1.9 - Catherine Mock b. 1853; d. 1937, age 86,  bur. Berkey Church of Brethern, single


Phyllis Hutzell  -John C. > Lydia Elizabeth Mock

Karen Krich -




Submitted by Karen Krich


1.1    – John C. Mock expired at his home in Scalp Level Thursday Last.  John C. Mock, a well known citizen of Scalp Level, died at his home there Thrusday July 17, 1902.  The cause of death is attributed to advanced years, he being 72 years, 5 month & 11 days old.  He leave to mourn their loss his aged wife & 3 daughters and one son – Mrs. Simon Hutzel of South Fork, Mrs. Nicholas Wence (Wentz) and Mrs. Thomas Wentz, of Bedford Co. and Moses of Coupeville Island Co, WA.  The funeral took place Saturday, interment being made in the Lutheran cemetery at Scalp Level .


1.7 – Maria (Mock) Straub – From the Johnstown newspaper December 14, 1934

Aged Stoystown Woman Succumbs at Moxham Home

Mrs. Maria Straub, 89,  widow of Gottlieb Straub of Stoyestown, died last night at home of her son-in-law & daughter, Mr. & Mrs. E.M. Ankeny, 633 Coleman Ave, MoxhamÉÉÉMaria Mock Straub was born t Rummel, Somerset Co, but spent the greater portion of her life in Stoyestown, where here husband passed away 18 years ago.  Mrs. Straub was a sister of Miss Catherine Mock of Windber.  Ésurvived by eight children, 17 grandchildren & 16 g-grandchildren.

The deceased was affiliated with the Church of the Brethern at Scalp Level..  Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cem, Stoyestown.


1.9 - From Johnstown Tribune, Tuesday evening, January 24, 1939

Catherine Mock, Windber, Expires

Miss Catherine Mock, aged 86 died last evening at her home on Graham Avenue following an ellness of several months.  She was a daughter of  John and Margaret (should be Catherine ) Mock, pioneer residents of Paint Twp and had been a resident of this section the past 70 years.  These brothers and sister preceded her in death: George, Tobias, Moses an d Anna Mock, Mrs. Jacob Hoffman & Mrs. Maria Straub.

Surviving are these nieces and nephews: Mrs. Nicholas Wentz, Bedford Co., Mrs. Edward Ankeny, Johnstown; Mrs. Thomas Staken, Stoystown; Mrs. George L. Dobsoon, Johnstown; Dr. Theodore Straub, Somerset; Dr. Louis Straub, Welsh, W.VA; Albert Straub, Scalp Level; Ralph Straub, Somerset; Harvey Straub, Cleveland, O & Verna & Moses Mock residing in California; and Mrs. Francis Berkey, Windber.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the Meek Funeral Home by Rev. W.K. Kulp, pastor of the Rummel Church of the Brethern.  Internment will be in the Rummel Cemetery.


Note: Her brother, John C. Mock (1830-1902) is omitted from this obituary.   – Karen Krich