Anthonius Tönges Rockefeller

Male1655–15 July 1707

Brief Life History of Anthonius Tönges

When Anthonius Tönges Rockefeller was born in 1655, in Rockenfeld, Neuwied, Rhineland, Prussia, German Empire, his father, Andreas Rockenfeller, was 32 and his mother, Elisabeth Kleinmann, was 29. He married Anna Gertrud in June 1685, in Rengsdorf, Neuwied, Rhineland, Prussia, German Empire. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 15 July 1707, in Westerwald, Auetal, Schaumburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, at the age of 52.

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Anthonius Tönges Rockefeller
Anna Gertrud
Marriage: June 1685
Peter Rockefeller
Maria Rockefeller
Antonius Rockefeller
Anna Elisabeth Rockefeller
Johann Thiel Rockefeller
Anna Christina Rockenfeller
Anna Veronica Rockefeller
Eva Margretha Rockenfeller
Anton Thonges Rockefeller
Eva Margaretha Rockefeller
Maria Rockenfeller
Peter Rockenfeller

Sources (21)

  • Thoenges Rockenfeller in entry for Johann Thiel Rockenfeller, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Germany, Select Marriages, 1558-1929
  • Thoenges Rockenfeller im Eintrag für Johann Thiel Rockenfeller, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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  • Marriage
    June 1685Rengsdorf, Neuwied, Rhineland, Prussia, German Empire
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    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Rockenfeller: habitational name for someone from the village of Rockenfeld near Neuwied, Rhineland, named in Middle High German with rocke ‘rye’ (Old High German rocko) + feld ‘open country’. Compare Rockafellow .

    History: The Rockefellers trace their origin to Johann Peter Rockenfeller, who emigrated to North America in 1723. His descendant, the millionaire industrialist John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937), founder of Standard Oil, was born in Richford, NY; his father was a commodities dealer and farm owner.

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

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