William J. Rockwood

Birth
Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 25 Jan 1911 (aged 95)
Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 170717727 · View Source
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William went to New York around 1835 to work as a carpenter and wheelwright. He then went to Nebraska in 1856 to become a homesteader with 160 acres. He then spent time in Memphis Tennessee until 1868 and sold his land in Nebraska and returned to Merrimack NH to be with his parents. In 1880 re removed to Hollis, the place of his Mother's birth. At his death he was living in Merrimack NH. A Whig, Republican and Prohibitionist. He loved reading and writing. An article in the Hollis TImes of March 1906 mentions that he is the Grandson of Dr. Ebenezer Rockwood and a Grandson of Rev. Daniel Emerson. Is this family buried in the East Cemetery under the Rockwood stone?


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  • Created by: Rick Weaver
  • Added: 30 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 170717727
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William J. Rockwood (1 Apr 1815–25 Jan 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170717727, citing East Cemetery, Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Rick Weaver (contributor 47178877) .