Mary Anne Trestrail
- Born: ca. Dec 1835, Redruth, Cornwall, England
- Christened: 4 Jan 1836, Redruth, Cornwall, England
- Marriage (1): Ezekiel Hocking on 31 Aug 1857 in Redruth, Cornwall, England
- Died: 18 Jul 1929, 7 Hawksburn Rd, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia about age 93
- Buried: 22 Jul 1929, Harrietville Cemetery, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia
Cause of her death was Senile Decay, Heart Failure.
She died at her daughter, Elizabeth Bromley's house.
Their Memorial stone reads:
Erected by / MARY ANNE HOCKING / in loving memory of her husband / EZEKIEL HOCKING / who died 25th April 1887 aged 51 / also our son / STEPHEN / aged 5 years / and daughter / MARY / aged 8 months / "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord" / ALSO / MARY ANNE HOCKING / who died 18th July 1929 aged 94
Her death was reported in The Argus Friday 19 July 1929:
HOCKING - On the 18th July, at the residence of her daughter (Mrs E. Bromley), No. 7 Hawksburn Road, Toorak, Mary Ann, widow of the late Ezekiel Hocking, of Harrietville, and loving mother of William, Elizabeth (Mrs. Bromley) and John, aged 94 years.
There is an "In Memoriam" notice in the Barrier Miner newspaper 8 Apr 1907 for a Lucy Jane Trestrail, wife of Henry who died at Broken Hill 8th April 1906 aged 43. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article44397477 It appears under the death notice for Samuel Hocking, Mary Anne's brother-in-law. Henry may be related to Mary Anne, a brother perhaps.
Mary married Ezekiel Hocking, son of William Hocking and Sarah Johns, on 31 Aug 1857 in Redruth, Cornwall, England. (Ezekiel Hocking was born on 24 Jul 1836 in Redruth, Cornwall, England, christened on 31 Oct 1836 in Redruth, Cornwall, England, died on 25 Apr 1887 in Harrietville, Victoria, Australia and was buried on 27 Apr 1887 in Harrietville Cemetery, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia.). The cause of his death was Miners Asthma, 5 years.