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Phebe Boyce (Waring) Rockwell (1842 - 1903)

Phebe Boyce Rockwell formerly Waring
Born in Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 27 Oct 1862 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 60 in Manhattan, New York, USAmap
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Phebe Boyce Waring was the child of Jarvis Augustus Waring and Nancy Odell Boyce. She was born 3 Nov 1842 in Greenburgh, Westchester, New York.

In 1860, she was 19 years old living in Yonkers, Westchester, New York with her father, mother and other family. [1]

She married John William Rockwell on 27 October 1862 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York.

In 1900, she was living with her husband of 37 years in Manhattan, New York. [2]

She appears in New York Probate records on 15 April 1903 in New York, New York. [3]

She died on 23 March 1903 in Manhattan, New York, [4]

She is the paternal grandmother of Norman Perceval Rockwell.


  1. Year: 1860; Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Roll: M653_880; Page: 467; Image: 472; Family History Library Film: 803880
  2. Year: 1900; Census Place: Manhattan, New York, New York; Roll: 1109; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0635; FHL microfilm: 1241109
  3., New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999 (Provo, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2015),, Record of Wills, 1665-1916; Index to Wills, 1662-1923 (New York County); Author: New York. Surrogate's Court (New York County); Probate Place: New York, New York. Record for Phebe B Rockwell.
  4., New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948 (Provo, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2014),, Record for Phebe B Rockwell.
  • Christopher D. Desloge. Desolge Chronicles, A Tale of Two Continents. An Amazing Family's Journey. Volume Two Genealogies. 2012.

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