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 Alphonzo Page Rockwell

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Alphonzo Page Rockwell

  • Birth 18 Oct 1841 Otsego County, New York, USA
  • Death 1934 Indiana, USA
  • Burial Baileys Corner, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot West Section
  • Memorial ID 96636675

"Father"
Alphonzo Page Rockwell was born in butternuts, Otsego County, New York, a son of Levi and Ruth Knapp Rockwell. they descend from a Norman-English family "de Rocheville" lineage. The first to America was a John, who came to Connecticut prior to 1641. In the 5th generation of this line, Jabez Rockwell served in the Revolutionary War, and moved his family to Butternuts after the British burned the town of Danbury. It is recorded that in the fire, he suffered losses of $1189 .00. Levi Rockwell is the one who brought his family to Jasper County, settling on a farm there in 1851. Alphonzo and three brothers served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Oscar, who survived, Eddy, who died in the service, and Wallace who was captured and died of starvation in Andersonville prison. Alphonzo returned to the farm, and was married in 1868 to Martha Deselms, daughter of Thomas and Phebe Bainter Deselms. There were children: Edward, Elma Marion, Vermilya Sands, Grace, Isaac H., and William F., two children died young.



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  • Created by: Joanne Swart
  • Added: 6 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96636675
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alphonzo Page Rockwell (18 Oct 1841–1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96636675, citing Independence Cemetery, Baileys Corner, Jasper County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Joanne Swart (contributor 46839730) .