William Rockefeller Jr.
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William Avery Rockefeller Jr. (1841 - 1922)

William Avery Rockefeller Jr.
Born in Richford, Tioga, New York, USAmap
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Husband of — married 1864 [location unknown]
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Died at age 81 in Mount Pleasant, Westchester, New York, United Statesmap
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Biography

William Avery Rockerfeller was born on 31 May 1841 in Richford, Tioga, New York, USA. He is the son of William Rockefeller and Eliza Davison.

Appeared in the 1850 U. S. Census in Owego, Tioga, New York. Please note, the surname was transcribed as Rockafellow. The household included: Wm age 39, occupation ?; Eliza age 37; Lucy age 12; John age 11; William age 9; Mary A. age 7; Franklin age 5; Ann M. Griffin age 20.

Appeared in the 1860 U. S. Census in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio. Please note, the surname was transcribed as Rockafellow. The household included: Wm age 50, occupation physician; Eliza age 46; Jno D. age 21; William age 19, occupation bookkeeper; Mary A. age 17; Franklin age 15; Julia Dogan age 21.

Appeared in the 1880 U. S. Census in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut. The household included: William age 39, occupation vice president, Standard Oil; Almira Geraldine age 36; Emma age 11; William Goodsell age 10; Percy Harland age 2; Eliza Jane Abernathy age 30, occupation servant; Margaret Donohue age 19, occupation servant; Kate Donohue age 23, occupation servant; Mary Ryan age 35, occupation servant; Ellen McGowan age 28, occupation servant; Christine Lozier age 35, occupation servant; Richard Wah Ching age 30, occupation servant; Tong Chong age 26, occupation servant; Sarah Hull Wiston age 53, occupation housekeeper; William Johnson age 55, occupation coachman; Philip Bush age 27, occupation hostler; Henry Livingston age 36, occupation coachman.

Appeared in the 1900 U. S. Census in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Please note, the surname was transcribed as Rockerfeller. The household included: William age 59, occupation merchant, Standard Oil; Almina age 56; Ethel S. age 18.

Appeared in the 1910 U. S. Census in Manhattan, New York City, New York. The household included: William age 68, occupation merchant, oil; Almira G. age 66; Elizabeth Eckert age 58, occupation housekeeper; Ida Digernaes age 26, occupation domestic servant; Julia A. Barry age 27, occupation domestic servant; Nellie Gavin age 26, occupation domestic servant; Emile L. Young age 34, occupation butler; Oscar J. F. Johnson age 30, occupation butler; Aline S. A. Lembke age 35, occupation lady's maid; Selma Bengtsson age 19, occupation domestic servant; Hannah Weeden age 42, occupation domestic servant; Clinton N. Scott age 23, occupation porter.

Appeared in the 1920 U. S. Census in Manhattan, New York City, New York. The household included: William age 78, occupation oil business, retired; Alamira age 75.

He passed away on 4 Jun 1922 in Tarrytown, Westchester, New York, USA. Buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, U. S. A.

Sources

"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC1T-PZM : 24 December 2020), William Rockafellow in household of Wm Rockafellow, Owego, Tioga, New York, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC21-ZNB : 18 February 2021), William Rockafellow in entry for Wm Rockafellow, 1860.

  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFCX-WDQ : 22 August 2017), William Rockefeller, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States; citing enumeration district ED 160, sheet 465C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,097.

"United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJG-BVXW : 16 March 2018), Wm Rockefeller, 1905; citing Passport Application, New York, United States, source certificate #98575, Passport Applications, 1795-1905., Roll 669, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

"United States Census, 1900", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSKK-F2F : 5 January 2022), William Rockerfeller in entry for Charles C Nott, Jr., 1900.

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M599-QR8 : accessed 9 June 2022), William Rockefeller, Manhattan Ward 19, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1167, sheet 4A, family 147, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1043; FHL microfilm 1,375,056.

"United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJBG-M3H : 2 February 2021), William Rockefeller, 1920.

"New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGLD-PM4R : 19 October 2019), William Rockefeller, 1922.

Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/884/william-rockefeller), memorial page for William Rockefeller (31 May 1841–24 Jun 1922), Find A Grave: Memorial #884, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.



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