John Rockwell

Male - 1662


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  • Name  John Rockwell 
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  05 Jul 1588  Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "v"th of July Anno Dom 1588
    Will  04 Apr 1661  Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  10 May 1662  Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • John and Wilmot came on the ship Hopewell which sailed from Weymouth, Dorset on May 8, 1635, bound for Masachusetts. They came with their children and probably some of the children of his brother Richard.
      !Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John; 17:132

      He had land granted in Windsor 1640. There are no children recorded in Windsor. John ROCKWELL appears on a list of freeman in Windsor, CT, 7 Oct 1669.
      !NEHGR 5:247
    Person ID  I22586  Bryant
    Last Modified  20 Dec 2003 

    Father  John Rockwell,   d. Bef 23 Feb 1637, Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Honor Newton,   b. Abt 1561, probably, Milverton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Aug 1637, Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Jul 1585  Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Fitzhead Parish Church Records
      John Rockwell and Honor Newton were married the 19th day of July Anno Dom 1585
    Family ID  F1249  Group Sheet

    Family  Wilmot Cade,   d. Aft 12 May 1662, Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Feb 1619/20  Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Rockwell and Wilmot Cade were married the twentieth day of February 1619.
      !Fitzhead Parish Church Records
    Children 
     1. John Rockwell, Jr.,   d. 1673, now Westchester Co, NY, Rye, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nathaniel Rockwell,   b. Abt 1623, Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Rockwell,   d. 1684
     4. Thomas Rockwell,   b. Abt 1625, Fitzhead, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1656
     5. Hannah Rockwell
     6. Symon Rockwell,   d. 22 Jun 1665, Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1712  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 05 Jul 1588 - Fitzhead, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1619/20 - Fitzhead, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 04 Apr 1661 - Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 May 1662 - Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S93] Ancient Windsor, Stiles, Henry R., A.M. M.D., (New Hampshire Publishing Company, 1976 (republ.), Somersworth, NH, 1892), p.647.


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