Martin Rockwell

ID #2201, (1780-)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 19 Sep 2017

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Samuel Wildman

ID #2202, (1725-1808)

Family: Abigail Smith b. s 1739

Biography

  • Last Edited: 4 Dec 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S1082] Unknown author, family tree titled "39069", published by Ancestry.com, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named :a39069, updatedAug 2001, viewed Nov 2007.
  2. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Hannah Olmstead

ID #2203, (s 1761-)

Family: Silas Rockwell b. 30 Aug 1760

Biography

  • Last Edited: 29 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Esther Frost

ID #2204, (s 1665-)

Family: Samuel Coley b. c 1664, d. c 1713

Biography

  • Last Edited: 29 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Olive Starr

ID #2205, (s 1765-)

Family: Caleb Rockwell b. 13 Oct 1765

Biography

  • Last Edited: 4 Jul 2016

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR same age as her husband.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Eli Andrews

ID #2206, (s 1762-)

Family: Ruth Rockwell b. 6 Apr 1767

Biography

  • Last Edited: 3 May 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Obil Rockwell

ID #2207, (1776-1870)

Family: Betty Rockwell b. 11 Nov 1774

Biography

  • Obil Rockwell was born on 2 Dec 1776, in Ridgebury, Connecticut.
  • Obil Rockwell was also known as Ohil.
  • He was a farmer, unassuming in manner, but commanding respect of all who knew him. He was a member of the Congregational Church.
  • He married Betty Rockwell, daughter of Daniel Rockwell and Abigail Smith, on Wednesday, 27 Nov 1799 Ohil and Betty were second cousins.1
  • Ohil and Betty were married by Rev. Nathan Burton.
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  • The later years of his life were spent in Danbury and Norwalk CT.
  • Obil Rockwell was an active member of the Ridgebury Congregational Church. Its records show that at the June 1850 meeting, he was elected Moderator, a position involving the smooth oversight of the congregation’s business, including the chairing of meetings. At a special meeting during his term, on 1 February 1851, the church voted to build a new meeting house—the one that still stands today.2
  • Obil Rockwell died on 19 Oct 1870 in Dover, Delaware, at age 93 The last year of his life was spent in Dover Deleware.
  • He was buried in Ridgebury, Connecticut, After his death his remains were brought back to Ridgebury from Dover and buried there.
  • Last Edited: 5 Feb 2018

Sources of Information

  1. [S22] Hannah Maria Townsend Montant, Townsend Genealogy, unpublished - handwritten genealogy book, 1890s, p 39.
  2. [S1076] Ken Rockwell, e-mail message to Linda Reinfeld, located on the computer of Linda Sargent Reinfeld, 22 Aug 2008.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


MALE Rockwell

ID #2208, (1769-1770)

Biography

  • MALE Rockwell was born on 26 Dec 1769.
  • He died on 1 Feb 1770 at 1 month and 6 days.
  • Last Edited: 29 Nov 2014

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Belinda Rockwell

ID #2209, (1801-1801)

Biography

  • Belinda Rockwell was born on 3 May 1801, in Ridgebury, Connecticut.
  • She died on 6 Jun 1801 at 1 month and 3 days.
  • Last Edited: 28 Oct 2014

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


George Rockwell

ID #2210, (1802-1887)

Family: Sarah Maria Lynes b. s 1807

Biography

  • Last Edited: 28 Oct 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Eli Rockwell

ID #2211, (1805-1857)

Family 1: Adelia Ann Smith b. 6 Apr 1807, d. 10 Nov 1839

Family 2: Sarah Ann Hanford b. c 1811

Biography

  • Eli Rockwell was born on 20 Apr 1805, in Ridgebury, Connecticut.
  • He married Adelia Ann Smith, daughter of Elias Smith and Eunice Coley, on Sunday, 28 Dec 1828.
  • Eli Rockwell was a farmer.
  • His wife Adelia died on 10 Nov 1839 in Ridgebury, Connecticut, leaving him a widower at age 34.
  • Eli Rockwell married Sarah Ann Hanford a Dec 1839.1
  • The Ridgefield Town Records show that Eli Rockwell was chosen Selectman at the annual meetings of 1843 and 1844, and again from 1848 through 1850 (the last year I copied). At the same time, the Ridgebury church records show that Eli served as clerk and treasurer from June of 1850 until his death.2
  • Eli Rockwell and Sarah appeared on the 1850 US Federal Census of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, enumerated 10 Sep 1850, Also listed with the household was Mary McNeal age 16 b Norwalk CT. The estimated value of the real estate was $2500.3
  • Eli Rockwell died on 25 Aug 1857 in Ridgebury, Connecticut, at age 52.
  • Last Edited: 27 Apr 2018

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.
  2. [S1076] Ken Rockwell, e-mail message to Linda Reinfeld, located on the computer of Linda Sargent Reinfeld, 22 Aug 2008.
  3. [S628] 1850 US Federal Census, Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, digital image Ancestry.com ; National Archives micropublication, eli Rockwell head of household, roll M432_37, page 164A.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Abijah Rockwell1

ID #2212, (1751-1825)

Family: Lydia Burchard b. s 1753

Biography

  • Abijah Rockwell was born on 1 Jul 1751, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.1,2
  • He married Lydia Burchard, daughter of Isaiah Burchard and Sarah Betts, on Thursday, 30 Sep 1773.
  • Abijah and Lydia lived in Ridgebury, Connecticut.
  • Abijah Rockwell received minor damage to his property when the British Army under Tryon passed through Ridgebury on their retreat from the Danbury raid in April 1777. In a report to the Connecticut General Assembly by a committee appointed in May 1777 to evaluate losses in Ridgefield due to the “hostile incursions” of the British the previous month, Abijah Rockwell appears on the list, with his losses given as £4 17s 9d. [From CT Archival papers viewed at the State Library, Hartford] When the state eventually got around to compensating the “fire sufferers” in 1792, his loss was evaluated to total £3 5s 2d. The state compensated the victims not in cash but in grants to land in an area of the future Ohio. [CtAR3 I-63n] Abijah also acquired shares of his father’s claims and purchased that of his brother David. On 7 May 1811 Abijah sold his rights to land in the township of Ridgefield, Huron County, Ohio.3
  • Abijah Rockwell died on 19 Aug 1825 at age 74.
  • An obituary was published in the New York Post, on 31 Aug 1825 Both Abijah and his granddaughter Matilda had their notice in the NY Post at the same time - they died 9 days apart.4
  • Last Edited: 19 Sep 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S5151] Lucius Barnes Barbour, compiler, Connecticut Vital Records (The Barbour Collection): Ridgefield Births - Marriages - Deaths 1709-1850, Connecticut: NEHGS from original typescripts, April 1926, viewed either on ancestry.com or the NEHGS website, p 90.
  2. [S22] Hannah Maria Townsend Montant, Townsend Genealogy, unpublished - handwritten genealogy book, 1890s,.
  3. [S1076] Ken Rockwell, e-mail message to Linda Reinfeld, located on the computer of Linda Sargent Reinfeld, 22 Aug 2008.
  4. [S3718] New York Post , New York City, New York, death notice, transcribed for the NEHGS (eventually to be on their web site).
  5. [S20] The American Historical Society Inc., Kingsbury-Townsend and Allied Families Genealogical and Biographical, New York: privately printed for Mrs. F J Kingsbury, 1929, p 117. Quotes J Boughton: 'A Genealogy of the Families of Rockwell and Keeler.'

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Lydia Burchard

ID #2213, (s 1753-)

Family: Abijah Rockwell b. 1 Jul 1751, d. 19 Aug 1825

Biography

  • Last Edited: 19 Sep 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.
  2. [S20] The American Historical Society Inc., Kingsbury-Townsend and Allied Families Genealogical and Biographical, New York: privately printed for Mrs. F J Kingsbury, 1929, p 117. Quotes J Boughton: 'A Genealogy of the Families of Rockwell and Keeler.'

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Sarah Maria Lynes

ID #2214, (s 1807-)

Family: George Rockwell b. 17 Oct 1802, d. 11 Apr 1887

Biography

  • Last Edited: 29 Nov 2014

Sources of Information

  1. [S204] Assumption of Researcher LSR.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Elizabeth Keeler1

ID #2215, (1708-b 1769)

Family: John Rockwell b. Apr 1706, d. 4 Jul 1773

Biography

  • Last Edited: 1 May 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S5151] Lucius Barnes Barbour, compiler, Connecticut Vital Records (The Barbour Collection): Ridgefield Births - Marriages - Deaths 1709-1850, Connecticut: NEHGS from original typescripts, April 1926, viewed either on ancestry.com or the NEHGS website, p 92.
  2. [S5151] Lucius Barnes Barbour, compiler, Connecticut Vital Records (The Barbour Collection): Ridgefield Births - Marriages - Deaths 1709-1850, Connecticut: NEHGS from original typescripts, April 1926, viewed either on ancestry.com or the NEHGS website, p 91.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


John Hitchcock

ID #2216, (1668-1668)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 19 Nov 2014

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Hannah Hitchcock

ID #2217, (1671/72-1735)

Biography

  • Hannah Hitchcock was born on 19 Mar 1671/72, in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • She never married.
  • She died in 1735.
  • Last Edited: 4 May 2017

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Thomas Hitchcock

ID #2218, (c 1674-1732)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 11 Oct 2017

Sources of Information

  1. [S52] Susan, family tree titled "Canney/Peckham Genealogy", published by Ancestry.com, wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, from database named canney, updated Feb 2009, viewed Nov 2009.

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Matthias Hitchcock

ID #2219, (1688-1735)

Biography

  • Last Edited: 4 May 2017

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Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.


Samuel Hitchcock

ID #2220, (1677/78-1732)

Family: Mehitabel Warner b. s 1695

Biography

  • Last Edited: 19 Nov 2014

***NOTE******NOTE******NOTE***


Dates using 's' or 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.