Abby 'Babs' Rockefeller

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Abigail Aldrich Mauzé (Rockefeller)

Also Known As: "Abby Aldrich Rockefeller", "Babs Rockefeller", "Abby Pardee", "Abby Milton"
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: May 27, 1976 (72)
One Beekman Place, New York, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abigail "Abby" Greene Rockefeller (Aldrich)
Wife of Dr. Irving Hotchkiss Pardee and Jean Mauzé
Ex-wife of David Merriwether Milton, Jr.
Mother of Private and Marilyn Ellen Simpson
Sister of John D. Rockefeller III; Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, 41st Vice President of the USA; Laurance Spelman Rockefeller; Winthrop Aldrich Rockefeller and David Rockefeller, Sr.

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About Abby 'Babs' Rockefeller

Wikipedia article-Abigail Rockefeller Mauzé She was called 'Babs' to distinguish her from her mother Abigail 'Abby' Rockefeller.

three marriages

She married three times and had two children.

  1. Her first marriage took place on May 14, 1925, to David M. Milton (1900–1976), a lawyer and banker. Before their divorce in 1943, they had two daughters:
    1. Abigail Rockefeller Milton (b. 1928), who married George Dorr O'Neill
    2. Marilyn Ellen Milton (1931–1980), who married William Kelly Simpson (1928-2017), son of Kenneth F. Simpson, a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Marilyn and William Simpson have two children: Laura Knickerbacker Simpson (1954–2012), who married Grover O'Neill III in 1974.[3] Abigail Rockefeller Simpson (b. 1958), who married Todd Mydland.
  2. In 1946, she began her second marriage, to Dr. Irving H. Pardee (1892–1949), a neurologist.[2]
  3. After (Pardee's) death in 1949, she married Jean Mauzé (1903–1974), a banker, on April 23, 1953. They remained married until his death in January 1974.[4]


She died on May 27, 1976, at her apartment in One Beekman Place in New York City.[2]

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Abby 'Babs' Rockefeller's Timeline

November 9, 1903
New York, New York, United States
June 1931
New York, New York, United States
May 27, 1976
Age 72
One Beekman Place, New York, New York, United States
May 1976
Age 72
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, United States