Albert Perry Rockwood

9 June 1805–26 November 1879 (Age 74)
Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Perry

When Albert Perry Rockwood was born on 9 June 1805, in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Luther Rockwood, was 25 and his mother, Ruth Perry, was 23. He married Nancy Haven on 4 February 1827, in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 26 November 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Perry Rockwood
Juliane Sophie Olsen
Marriage: 11 April 1863
Nancy Matilda Rockwood
Luther C. Rockwood
Timothy Rockwood
Mary Emma Rockwood
Samuel Rockwood
Ole Olsen Rockwood
Frederick Rockwood
Julius Apollus Rockwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 7
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    Juliane Sophia Olsen Rockwood

    This story was printed in "Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude" on page 2634. This book was compiled by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Birthdate: 3 Nov. 1836 Uvelse Fredericksborg, Denmark …

    Sources (104)

    • Albert T Rockwood in entry for Mary Ann Rockwood, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Alfred Rockwood, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Albert T. Mochiwood, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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