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Abigail (Canfield) Rockwell (1672 - 1734)

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 at age 62 in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Nov 2008
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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?


Jul 1734 Old Town Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield, CT


  1. Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870 (Online Database:, 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: Publication: Operations, Inc. APID: 1,60525::0
  • Source: S-1704081001 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: Millennium File Author: Heritage Consulting Publication: Operations Inc APID: 1,7249::0
  • Source: S-1717973472 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 Author: Publication: Operations Inc APID: 1,3824::0
  • Source: S-2111993232 Repository: #R-2146540351 Title: Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: 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: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: 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

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