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
1855–1896
Mary T Winslow
1858–
Marriage: 7 February 1878
Mary Eva Rockwood
1878–1878
Lillian Theresa Rockwood
1882–
Grace Elizabeth Rockwood
1884–1918
Marie Gertrude Rockwood
1887–
Annie Frances Rockwood
1890–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1878
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Mary Eva Rockwood

    Female1878–1878Female

    Lillian Theresa Rockwood

    Female1882–Female

    Grace Elizabeth Rockwood

    Female1884–1918Female

    Marie Gertrude Rockwood

    Female1887–Female

    Annie Frances Rockwood

    Female1890–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Rockwood

    Male1851–Male

    Charles William Rockwood

    Male1853–1882Male

    Albert G Rockwood

    Male1853–1909Male

    Male1855–1896Male

    Rosanna Rockwood

    Female1857–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
1863

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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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