Bockius, Henry J.



Bockius, Henry J.


Henry J. Bockius was a master builder of Philadelphia elected to the Carpenters' Company in 1841. He was elected as the Company Warden in 1851 and served until 1853. He served on the Managing Committee from 1854-1856, from 1858-1860 and finally from 1862-1864. In the 1835 City Directory Bockius was listed at 213 S. 9th street. He was marked deceased in 1873.

Biography from the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings, a project of the Athenaeum of the Philadelphia. Written by Tom Stokes

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Office Held

Warden, 1851-53

Committee Membership

Managing Committee, 1854-56,58-60,62-64

Business Address

213 S. 9th St. (CD) (1835)


City Records D.C. Liens book #406; filed August 4, 1859; satisfied with judgment Harry J. Bockius vs. James Harmer. Claim for $291.76 for work and materials against a 3-story brick building and lot of ground situate at the S.W. corner of 11th and Barley street , containing in front on 11th street 20 feet more or less and extending in length or depth 82 feet to a 20 feet wide street. ------------------ City Directory - 1835, 40, 45, 50, 54 - Henry J., carpenter, 213 S. 9th St. ----------------- John Henry Bockius III e-mail reports his father, John H. Bockius, Jr., was born in Sharon Hill, PA; the grandfather, John H. Bockius was born in 1910, died in 1975. ----------------- E-mail from descendant (Linda Hauns) gives some genealogical information on both William and Henry

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