Otto Ziock

Otto - was born 1864 in Bochum, Germany & was the son of Elisabeth Schipper & Fredrich George August ZiockOtto Ziock is listed in the 1873 St. Louis Business Directory.   He is a clerk with William Ziock & Co., 1817 Papin St.   Otto is listed again as a single white male in the 1880 census but is now residing in St. Charles, Missouri which is north of St. Louis.  The census gives his birth year as 1860 which is after the Heinrich Ziock family came to the United States.  Birthplace for Otto is given as Prussia (Germany).  He was probably an employee of the St. Charles Woolen Mills of which William Ziock was president.  The St. Charles Woolen Mills later became the Rockford (Illinois) Mitten and Hosiery Company.