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Hittabel Keeler (Rockwell)

Also Known As: "Haite Rockwell", "Mehitable Rockwell"
Birthplace: Stamford, New Haven Colony (Present Fairfield County), (Present Connecticut)
Death: Died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Rockwell, III and Elizabeth Rockwell
Wife of John Keeler, Sr. and Zerubbabel Hoyt
Mother of Elizabeth Hoyt; David Keeler; John Keeler, Jr.; Sarah Keeler; Mehitable Hoyt and 5 others
Sister of Jonathan Rockwell; Joseph Rockwell; Thomas Rockwell and John Rockwell, Jr.

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About Hittabel Keeler

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From A Genealogy of the Families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn. and Ralph Keeler, of Hartford, Conn., 1639, by James Boughton; Pages 105-107:


Second Generation:

Children of Ralph and Widow Sarah Whelpley Keeler of Norwalk, Connecticut:

  • 1. Rebecca Keeler... m. James Pickett
  • 2. Ralph Keeler, Jr., ... m. Sarah
  • 3. John Keeler,
    • born probably at Hartford about 1646
    • married June 18, 1769, Hittabel Rockwell, daughter of John Rockwell [21] of Stamford; they settled at Norwalk;
    • his will on file at Fairfield is dated Feb. 27, 1718/19
  • 4. Samuel Keeler... m. Sarah Sention (or St. John)
  • 5. John Keeler, died young.

Third Generation:

Children of John (son of Ralph Keeler, Sr.) and Hittabel (daughter of John Rockwell, of Stamford) Rockwell Keeler of Norwalk, Connecticut:

  • 1. John Keeler, Jr.,
    • born Dec. 26, 1682, Norwalk;
    • married, April 19, 1710, Rhoda Hoyt (or Hayt), daughter of Deacon Z. Hoyt, born Norwalk about 1690. He died in the Canada War.[105]
  • 2. David Keeler,
    • born (unk.), named in his father's will, found at Fairfield
    • married, Aug. 14, 1721, Mary St. John, and resided at Winton. [107c]
  • 3. Daniel Keeler,
    • born Norwalk. Whitney Genealogy says [108] he was a grandson of John Rockwell, of Stamford, and Ralph Keeler, of Norwalk.
    • He married Hannah Whitney, daughter of John and Elizabeth Finch Whitney, granddaughter of John and Elizabeth Smith Whitney, of Norwalk, and great granddaughter of Henry Whitney, founder of the Whitney family in Norwalk, Connecticut;
      • she was born in Norwalk, Nov. 6, 1707.
    • They settled in New Canaan, and were constituent members of the Congregational Church there. His name is often found on the Norwalk records in purchase and sale of land, chiefly in New Canaan.
    • His will dated Nov. 4, 1764, filed at Fairfield, Connecticut.
  • 4. Elizabeth Keeler,
    • born Norwalk, March 19, 1678
    • married (Unk.) Hayt, settled at Norwalk.
  • 5. Mehittabel Keeler,
    • born Norwalk;
    • married about 1702 [119] 1st Joseph Blackley
      • he died 1704
    • married Feb. 25, 1708, 2nd Caleb Hayt
      • he died April 11, 1755
    • She died March 21, 1755
  • 6. Hannah Keeler,
    • born Norwalk;
    • married (Unk.) Gregory
  • 7. Sarah Keeler
    • born Norwalk;
    • married (Unk.) Hayt.
  • 8. Jemima Keeler
    • born Norwalk.
  • 9. Ruth Keeler
    • born Norwalk
    • married Dec. 8, 1727, Matthew Benedict.
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Hittabel Keeler's Timeline

Stamford, New Haven Colony (Present Fairfield County), (Present Connecticut)
March 19, 1678
Age 18
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Age 20
Fairfield, Fairfield, Conn.
January 1, 1681
Age 21
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
December 26, 1682
Age 22
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 23
Of Norwalk,Fairfield,CT
Age 25
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Age 27
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 30
Of Norwalk,Fairfield,CT