John Rockett

Male 1641 - 1725


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  • Name  John Rockett 
    Born  01 Dec 1641  Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1725  Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John ROCKWOOD and Joanna Foard were married the 7th mo. 15, 1662, by Peter BRACKETT, at Braintree, MA. !NEHGR 37:287 John ROCKETT, along with several other ancestors in this line, signed an agreement, 1 Dec 1669, to retain the first minister for the church at Mendon, MA. Among the other signers were John THOMPSON, Jr., Walter COOKE, Joseph WHITE, John THOMPSON, Sr., Abraham STAPLES and John WOODLAND. !NEHGR 29:184

      John Rockett and his wife or wives and children are unclear. It appears that he had at least six children. Both Torrey and Search For The Passengers of the Mary & John give date of death as 1725.
    Person ID  I11352  Bryant
    Last Modified  19 Feb 2006 

    Father  Richard Rockett,   b. 1602, Weymouth, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1660, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Agnes Lovell,   b. Abt 1598, probably, Wookey, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1643, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 09 Mar 1637  probably, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID  F597  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Joanna Ford,   b. 1641, probably, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1724 
    Married  15 Sep 1662  Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. John Rockwood,   b. 18 Aug 1663, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1675, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Priscilla Rockwood,   b. 10 Apr 1664, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anne Rockwood,   b. Abt 1665, probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1690, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Johanna Rockett,   b. 14 Aug 1667, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1669, probably, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joanna Rockwood,   b. 25 Aug 1669, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1710, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Trial Rockwood,   b. 28 Feb 1671, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702
     7. Joseph Rockwood,   b. 27 May 1671, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Mercy Rockwood,   b. Abt 1673, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1700, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Deliverance Rockett,   b. 31 Oct 1678,   d. 31 Oct 1678, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F707  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Rebecca Crafts,   b. 1655, probably, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1708  Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F708  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Dec 1641 - Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Sep 1662 - Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1708 - Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1725 - Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S112] Ancestors of American Presidents, Roberts, Gary Boyd, (Carl Boyer, 3rd, Santa Clara, CA, 1995), p.47.

    2. [S295] Search for Passengers M & J:18, Spear, Burton W., (The Mary & John Clearinghouse, 5602-305th St., Toledo, OH 43611, 1992), p.17.

    3. [S312] The Great Migration, Anderson, Robert Charles & George F. Sanborn, Melinde Lutz Sanborn, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999), p. 282.

    4. [S78] Braintree, MA, Vital Records, p.717.


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