Adolph J. Rockel

17 March 1865–1948 (Age 82)
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Adolph J.

When Adolph J. Rockel was born on 17 March 1865, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, his father, Andrew Rockel, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Rock, was 28. He married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Henrich on 3 May 1904, in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1948, at the age of 83, and was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Adolph J. Rockel
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Henrich
Marriage: 3 May 1904
Clara Rockel
Edna Lena Rockel

Spouse and Children

3 May 1904
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


    Clara Rockel


    Edna Lena Rockel


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Rockel


    Catherine Rock




    Henrietta Rockel


    Henry Rockel


    Charlos Rockel



    Linda Rockel


+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 2

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 4

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 41

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name from a place so named near Coesfeld, Westphalia, or Rockeln, East Prussia. 2. ( Röckel , Röckl ): southern German nickname for a baker who sold rye rolls, Middle High German röckel, a diminutive of rocke ‘rye’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Audolph Rockel in household of Andreas Rockel, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Adolph Rockel in household of Andrew Rockel, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Aldoph J Rockel in entry for Clara Rockel, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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