John William Rockwood

11 April 1855–10 February 1896 (Age 40)
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Rockwood was born on 11 April 1855, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles B. Rockwood, was 34 and his mother, Violet Cather, was 28. He married Mary T Winslow on 7 February 1878, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1855 and Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 10 February 1896, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

John William Rockwood
Mary T Winslow
Marriage: 7 February 1878
Mary Eva Rockwood
Lillian Theresa Rockwood
Grace Elizabeth Rockwood
Marie Gertrude Rockwood
Annie Frances Rockwood

Spouse and Children

7 February 1878
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Mary Eva Rockwood


    Lillian Theresa Rockwood


    Grace Elizabeth Rockwood


    Marie Gertrude Rockwood


    Annie Frances Rockwood


Parents and Siblings





    Charles William Rockwood


    Albert G Rockwood



    Rosanna Rockwood


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World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 12

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • John M Rockwood in household of Charles B Rockwood, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • John W Rockwood in household of Chas B Rockwood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Rockwood in household of Chas B Rockwood, "United States Census, 1860"

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