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Joseph M Sockalexis (1837 - 1893)

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Joseph M Sockalexis
Born in Indian Island, Penobscot Indian Island Reservation, Penobscot, Maine, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 29 Nov 1878 in St. Joseph's Church, Oldtown, Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Old Town, Penobscot, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 21 Jun 2019 | Created 15 Apr 2009
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Joseph Sockalexis was a Native American and member of the Penobscot tribe.

Biography

Joseph M. was the son of Sapiel Thomas Sockalexis and Mary Sarah Lola.

Joseph and his wife Martha and daughter Mary (b.1880) are listed in the 1880 Census.[1]however Census taker misspelled the surname, leaving the "a" out.

Joseph M Sockalexis and his wife Martha Socabesin (Socabeson) are mentioned in their son Edward's Maine Vital Records Marriage Record on 29 Aug 1911. The marriage was in Old town Indian Island, Knox, Maine, USA where most if not all of the Socklexis family originates.

The Sockalexis' are connected to the baseball player Louis Francis Sockalexis in one way or another. [2]

Joseph M died at the age of 56, ( it looks like his death certificate says he was Run over by Cars).[3]

Sources

  1. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYBV-7XD?i=5&cc=1417683/1880 Census
  2. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24J-WQ8N : 13 March 2018), Edward Sockalexis and Mary O Dana, 29 Aug 1911; citing Indian Island, Knox, Maine, United States, Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm.
  3. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KCDP-M2R : 23 September 2017), Joseph M Sockalexis, 30 Aug 1893; citing Old Town, , Maine, United States, Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm.


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