Samuel Newcomer Rockwell

11 May 1868–13 January 1952 (Age 83)
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel Newcomer

When Samuel Newcomer Rockwell was born on 11 May 1868, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Caleb Antrim Rockwell, was 37 and his mother, Margaret A Baer, was 35. He married Alice Estella Betts on 20 December 1906, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Union MM, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 13 January 1952, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Park Place Cemetery, Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel Newcomer Rockwell
Alice Estella Betts
Marriage: 20 December 1906
George William Rockwell

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20 December 1906
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States


    George William Rockwell


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire and Somerset. The former was earlier Rockholt, and was so named from Old English hrōc ‘rook’ (perhaps a byname) + holt ‘wood’. The second element of the Somerset place is probably (and more predictably) Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ ( see Well ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Saml Rockwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Rockwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Rockwell, "United States Census, 1920"

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