John Rockwell (1706 - 1773) MP

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Birthplace: Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Mary Niffen
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About John Rockwell

Data from "A Genealogy of the families of John Rockwell of Stamford, CT 1641 and Ralph Keller of Hartford, CT 1638" by James Boughton, dated 1903, p 11.

John Rockwell called Ensign John Rockwell born probably at Norwalk April 1706, married Sept 3 1731 first ELIZABETH KEELER born Nov 18 1708, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Whitney Keeler. The record is that Sept 23 1743 Joseph Keeler deeded land to said John Rockwell for and in consideration of "Yt Love and Goodwill and fatherly affection which I have and do bear to my son in Law JOHN ROCKWELL of Ridgefield" Said John Rockwell was one of the eighteen constituent members of the Congregational Church of Ridgebury Society which was the second church of Ridgefield, organized Jan 18 1769, and he and Jabish Smith were the first deacons chosen March 8 1770 at which election he was called Ensign John Rockwell. He married second at Ridgefield Nov 22 1769 Esther Hollebert and lived and died at Ridgebury, where his farm lay adjoining the colony line. He died July 4 1773. She survived him and after his death disposed of her dower to his sons John and Elijah of Lanesborough Mass and David and Abraham Rockwell both of Ridgebury June 31 1774. -------------------- John was born in Norwalk and died in Ridgebury in 1731.

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Ensign John Rockwell's Timeline

1706
April 28, 1706
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1731
September 3, 1731
Age 25
Ridgefield,Fairfield,Connecticut,USA
1732
July 28, 1732
Age 26
Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States
1734
May 12, 1734
Age 28
Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1735
February 27, 1735
Age 28
Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States
1738
April 4, 1738
Age 31
1740
April 9, 1740
Age 33
1742
September 20, 1742
Age 36
1745
March 30, 1745
Age 38
1747
July 24, 1747
Age 41