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Capt Benjamin Franklin Rockafellow
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1835
Nunda
Livingston County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1926
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

Benjamin Rockafellow entered service as a Second Lieut. in Co. M,6th Michigan Cavalry in Sept. 1862.Commissioned First Lieut. on March 16,1863.Wounded in action at Wilderness,Va. May 6,1864.Mustered Capt.,Co. I,Oct 1,1864.Mustered out of the First Cavalry at Salt Lake City,Utah Territory on March 10,1866.After the war he served as postmaster of Canon City and then in the Colorado legislature.His great grandfather's brother was the great grandfather of John D.Rockefeller,founder of Standard Oil and America's first billionare. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Katherine. M. King Rockafellow (1844 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Eliza Rockafellow (1868 - 1874)*
  George Franklin Rockafellow (1869 - 1950)*
  Charles Custer Rockafellow (1882 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Richard Howell
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
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Capt Benjamin Franklin Rockafellow
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Capt Benjamin Franklin Rockafellow
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Capt Benjamin Franklin Rockafellow
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Companion #13519 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
Michigan remembers you..
- Richard Howell
 Added: Sep. 29, 2008
 
 
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