Jacob Rockwell

Jacob Rockwell

Birth
Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 19 Aug 1957 (aged 91)
Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Coram, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Section 5 Row H Grave 33
Memorial ID 157684334 · View Source
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Son of Benjamin Franklin Rockwell and Sarah Ann Swezey, husband of Elizabeth McCormack, whom he married September 16, 1896, and father of Mary Florine (married Carr), George Dewey, Margaret E. (married Frank C. Suda), Jane A., Robert Jacob and John McCormack Rockwell.

Obituary - Captain Jacob Rockwell, 91, of 41 Swezey Street, Patchogue, died at his home on Monday.

Born in Patchogue, Captain Rockwell was a lifelong resident here and plied the coastal waters on freight ships. He was a member of the Holy Name society of St. Francis de Sales' R.C. Church, Patchogue.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank Carr of Patchogue, and Miss Jane Rockwell of Monticello; two sons, George D. Rockwell of Riverhead and Robert J. of Patchogue; a brother, Frank Rockwell, also of Patchogue; several nieces and nephews, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Rosary was held at the Pettit Funeral Home in Patchogue at 8 p.m. yesterday, and a Solemn Requiem Mass will be offered at St. Francis de Sales R.C. Church, Patchogue, at 10 a.m. today. Interment will take place at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram.

(1920 US Federal Census; The Patchogue advance., September 19, 1946, Page 3; The Patchogue advance., August 22, 1957, Page 12; The Patchogue advance., September 26, 1957, Page 32; Mary Florine Carr in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007)



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  • Added: 1 Feb 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 157684334
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Rockwell (17 Aug 1866–19 Aug 1957), Find a Grave Memorial no. 157684334, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Aislin (contributor 46535342) .