Fanny Augusta Rockwood

20 December 1842–31 January 1915 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life of Fanny Augusta

When Fanny Augusta Rockwood was born on 20 December 1842, in New York, United States, her father, Samuel Rockwood, was 38 and her mother, Lucy Ann Kellogg, was 26. She married Thomas Jefferson Hewitt in 1862, in Boone, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 31 January 1915, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Hewitt
Fanny Augusta Rockwood
Marriage: 1862
Annie Mary Hewitt
Lucy Rockwood Hewitt
George Washington Hewitt
Samuel Kellogg Hewitt
Philo Judson Hewitt
Thomas Miner Hewitt
Theodore John Hewitt
Irenaeus Prime Hewitt
Louis Percival Hewitt

Spouse and Children

Boone, Illinois, United States


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Rockwood Park in West Sussex.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Fany Rockwood in household of A Fager, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fannie Hewett in household of Thomas Hewett, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Fanny A Hewett, "United States Census, 1910"

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