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Abigail (Canfield) Rockwell (1672 - 1734)

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Abigail Rockwell formerly Canfield aka Camfield [uncertain]
Born in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [uncertain]
Wife of — married Apr 1700 in Norwalk, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 6 Apr 2018 | Created 22 Nov 2008
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Biography

Parents: Samuel Canfield (1645 - 1690) and Elizabeth Merwin Canfield (1648 - 1711)
Spouse: Jonathan Rockwell (1665 - 1731)
Burial: Ye Burying Yard, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Married Jonathan Rockwell April 1700 at Norwalk, Connecticut.[1]

Children of Jonathan & Abigail ROCKWELL:

  1. Benjamin, b. 5 Jul 1704
  2. John, b. Apr 1705
  3. David, b. 8 Oct 1708
  4. Jonathan, b. 31 Mar 1711
Evidence for the other children has not been located. Did Jonathan or Abigail leave a will, listing children? Did they die young? Did they exist?

Burial

Jul 1734 Old Town Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield, CT

Sources

  1. Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. Reference Norwalk volume, page 109. Subscription
  • Boughton, James. Genealogy of the Families of John Rockwell, of Stamford, Connecticut, 1641 (William Jones, New York, 1903) Page 8
  • Rockwell, George. The History of Ridgefield, Connecticut (Ridgefield, Conn., 1927) Page 550 Appendix
  • Find A Grave memorial #51428850
  • Source: S-1035875125 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. APID: 1,60525::0
  • Source: S-1704081001 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: Millennium File Author: Heritage Consulting Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,7249::0
  • Source: S-1717973472 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,3824::0
  • Source: S-2111993232 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.Original data: White, Lorr Note: APID: 1,1062::0
  • Source: S-2116611662 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls Note: APID: 1,2204::0
  • Source: S-2129928473 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Note: APID: 1,4725::0


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Camfield-65 and Canfield-1 appear to represent the same person because: Usual spelling found is Canfield. Same birth and death dates and places. Per sources on her father's profile, her mother is Elizabeth Merwin not _____ Willoughby. Please merge the orphaned -65 into Canfield-1.
posted by S (Hill) Willson

Abigail is 18 degrees from Greg Clarke, 12 degrees from George Hull and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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