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Frank "Roquet" Rockey
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1841
Death: Jan. 2, 1915

THE SPELLING OF THE FAMILIES LAST NAME ON THE HEADSTONES IS A MISSPELLING OF SURNAME ROQUET. FRANK ROQUET CHOSE TO GO BY THE SURNAME ROCKEY, WHICH HIS FAMILY WENT BY THROUGHOUT THEIR LIFETIMES. MY ORIGINAL MEMORIAL WITH THE MISSPELLED SURNAME RAQUET IS HERE FRANK RAQUET


Boarded 'The Hulburt' in Le Havre France, arrived 12/02/1851 in New Orleans LA. Mother Kathrina and young sister Louise Roquet died in IN in 1852.

Father Frederick married Sarah Beaver in 1854. The family went by wagon train headed west and settled in Mahaska county Iowa at the trading post named Fremont

Siblings: Phillip Roquet 1835-1921 also went by (Roquette), Charles Wade Roquet 1838-1927, Lewis Cole Roquet 1846-1943

Half siblings: Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Roquet 1857- , Mary Roquet 1859- , Susanna Roquet 1862- , Henry Roquet 1869-1875, Catherine Aurora Roquet Pratt Palmer 1866-1941, William 'Willie' Roquet 1872-

Married Rachel Emmeline White Feb 29, 1872
Daughter of John Quincy White and Alvira Elizabeth Hough

Children Otis Rockey, Rella Rockey Kennedy, Norman F Rockey, Ross C Rockey

THE SPELLING OF THE FAMILIES LAST NAME IS ROQUET. SOME WENT BY ROQUET PRONOUNCED ROWKAY. SOME WENT BY ROQUET PRONOUCED ROCKY, SOME WENT BY ROCKEY, SOME WENT BY ROQUETTE PRONOUNCED ROW KET WITH A SHORT E....ALL THE SAME 1 FAMILY OF FATHER FREDERICK ROQUET AND 4 SONS.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Cole Roquet (1808 - 1890)
  Kathrina Roquet (1808 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Emmeline White Rockey (1850 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Otis Rockey (1872 - 1872)*
  Rella E. Rockey Kennedy (1875 - 1942)*
  Norman F Rockey (1880 - 1939)*
  Ross C Rockey (1884 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Phillip Roquette (1835 - 1922)*
  Charles Wade Roquet (1837 - 1927)*
  Frank Rockey (1841 - 1915)
  Lewis Cole Roquet (1846 - 1943)*
  Louise Roquet (1850 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Roquet (1857 - ____)**
  Mary L Roquet Boatman (1859 - 1938)**
  Susanna Roquet (1862 - ____)**
  Catherine Aurora Roquet Palmer (1866 - 1941)**
  Henry Roquet (1869 - 1875)**
  William Roquet (1872 - 1952)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Township Cemetery
Fremont
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 09, 2011
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Frank Roquet Rockey
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