Lawrence J Rockwood

8 July 1906–June 1968 (Age 61)
Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lawrence J

When Lawrence J Rockwood was born on 8 July 1906, in Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Luther E Rockwood, was 43 and his mother, Addie Estelle Young, was 37. He lived in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and North Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died in June 1968, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61.

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Luther E Rockwood
Addie Estelle Young
Wilber Davenport Rockwood
Lawrence J Rockwood

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 1
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 2
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 17
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English rok(e) ‘rook’ + wod(e) ‘wood’ (Old English hrōc, wudu). The name may be topographic, denoting someone who lived by a wood inhabited by rooks, or habitational, for someone from any of several minor places so named, such as Rookwood Hall in Abbess Roding (Essex), Rook Wood in Finchingfield (Essex), or Rockwood in East Grinstead (Sussex).

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

Sources (6)

  • Lawrence Y. Rockwood, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Lawrence Rockwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence Rockwood, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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