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John Rockwell III (1755 - 1825)

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John Rockwell III
Born in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, New Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Jul 1777 in Rutland, Rutland, Vermontmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 27 Feb 2019 | Created 1 Aug 2011
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Birth: April 7, 1755 in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, son of John and Hannah[1][2]
Moved to Lanesboro, Massachusetts[2].
Marriage: July 22, 1777 Rutland, Vermont, USA - REBECCA IVES[2][3].
Moved to Cornwall, Vermont in 1784[2].
Death: Sept 2, 1825 Cornwall, Vermont[2].[4]
Buried: Congregational Church, Cornwall, Addison, Vermont[2]. Otherwise known as Cornwall Central Cemetery. Photos at Find a Grave


  1. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (The Barbour Collection), Ridgefield, Page(s): 92. images accessed AmericanAncestors
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Boughton, James,. A genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641 : and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639. New York: W.F. Jones, 1903.
  3. "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), John Rockwell and Rebekah Ives, 01 Jul 1777, Marriage; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 27,672.
  4. "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), John Rockwell, 02 Sep 1825, Death; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 27,672.

  • WikiTree profile Rockwell-275 created through the import of wikitree.ged on Aug 1, 2011 by Abby Brown. Julie Baldwin created WikiTree profile Rockwell-918 through the import of Jhoward.ged on May 31, 2013

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On 27 Feb 2019 at 00:31 GMT Karen Hardesty wrote:

So just to be sure; this John Rockwell, son of Hannah and Jonathan Rockwell II, also died in 1825?

On 14 Nov 2014 at 04:42 GMT Charlotte Shockey wrote:

Rockwell-275 and Rockwell-918 appear to represent the same person because: Same person.

John is 17 degrees from Carroll Shelby, 22 degrees from Joan Whitaker and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.