John Rockwell

John William Rockwell (1838 - 1913)

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John William Rockwell
Born in New York, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 27 Oct 1862 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, USAmap
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He was born 26 March 1838 in New York, the son of Samuel D Rockwell and Orilla James Sherman. [1]

In 1880, he was 42 years old working as a coal shipper living in Yonkers, Westchester, New York with his wife Phebe and children Grace, Samuel and Jarvis Waring. [2]

He died 18 Mar 1862 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York. [3]

He is buried in St. John's Cemetery in Yonkers, New York. A burial place for many in the Waring and Rockwell family. [4]



  1. *Christopher D. Desloge. Desolge Chronicles, A Tale of Two Continents. An Amazing Family's Journey. Volume Two Genealogies. 2012.
  2. "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 Aug 2014), John W Rockwell, New York, United States; citing p. 160, family 1222, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552615.
  3., New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948 (Provo, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2014),, Record for John W Rockwell.

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