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Notes for Nancy Bennett Rockwell

The Family of Abraham Bennett & Jerusha Wanzer

1790 census Warwick, Orange Co., NY
Abraham Bennet
3 Free white males 16 & older (Abraham, age 48, Jacob, age 18 & unknown son #1, age 16-20??)
4 Free white males under 16 yrs (Benjamin age 9-15, Abraham, age 12, Comfort, age 9 & John, age 4)
6 Free white females (Jerusha, age 40, Rhoda, age 10-20, Mary, age 6, Deborah, age 1, and 2 unknown daughters #1&2??)

Nancy Bennett was born August 26, 1791 in Warwick, Orange Co., NY

1800 census Warwick, Orange Co., NY
Jerusha Bennett
21200-2121100
2 males 16-25 (Abraham, age 22, & Comfort, age 19)
1 male 10-15 (John, age 14)
2 males under 10 (Daniel, age 7 & unknown son #2??)
1 female 45+ (Jerusha, age 50)
1 female 26-44 (Rhoda, age 20-30)
2 females 16-25 (Mary, age 16 & unknown daughter #2, age 16-25)
1 female 10-15 (Deborah, age 11)
2 females under 10 (Nancy, age 9 & Jerusha, age 5)

The family moved from Orange to Tioga Co., NY about 1801

Nancy married William Rockwell on February 15, 1807, probably in Tioga Co., NY

January 06, 1809 - son Daniel B. born

1810 census Elmira, Tioga Co., NY
William Rockwell
11121-00101
1 male over 45 (William's father Jonathan??)
2 males 26-45 William, age 29 & ???)
1 male 16-26 (???)
1 male 10-16 (son from William's first marriage??)
1 male under 10 (Daniel B., age 1)
1 female over 45 (William's mother Hannah Bennett Rockwell??)
1 female 16-26 (Nancy, age 19)

abt 1818 - son Abram B. born

1820 census Elmira, Tioga Co., NY
William Rockwell
210110-21011-01
1 male 26-45 (William, age 39)
1 male 19-26 (son from first marriage, age 20-26?)
1 male 10-16 (Daniel B., age 11)
2 males under 10 (Abram, age 2, and unidentified son??)
1 female over 45
1 female 26-45 (Nancy, age 29)
1 female 10-16 (??)
1 female under 10 (unidentifed daughter??)
1 person engaged in agriculture

abt 1821 - son Ezra born
abt 1826 - son Charles born
abt 1828 - son Isaac born

1830 - ?? Should be in Elmira, but didn't see there.

abt 1830 - daughter Philinda born
August 22, 1834 - son John born

1840 census Elmira, Chemung Co., NY
01322001-0100101
1 male 50-60 (William, age 59)
2 males 20-30 (Abram B., age 22 & ?)
2 males 15-20 (Ezra, age 19 & ??)
3 males 10-15 (Charles, age 14, Isaac, age 12 & ??)
1 male 5-10 (John, age 6)
1 female 40-50 (Nancy, age 49)
1 female 20-30
1 female age 5-10 (Philinda, age 10)

1850 census
Name Age in 1850 Estimated Birth Year Birth Place Gender Race Home in 1850 (City,County,State)
#917/995
A B Rockwell 31 1818 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Mary Rockwell 26 1823 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY
Nancy Rockwell 7.12 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY
Richard Teal, age 15, Laborer
#918/996
Wm Rockwell 68 1781 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Nancy Rockwell 58 1791 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY
Charles Rockwell 23 1826 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Isaac Rockwell 21 1828 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Philinda Rockwell 19 1830 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY
John Rockwell 16 1833 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
#919/997
Ezra Rockwell 28 1821 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Phoebe Rockwell 28 1821 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY

Daniel B Rockwell 41 1808 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Mary Rockwell 37 1812 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY
Wm Rockwell 18 1831 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Celestia Rockwell 16 1833 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY
Andrew Rockwell 14 1835 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Edmund Rockwell 12 1837 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Fletcher Rockwell 10 1839 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Miles Rockwell 5 1844 New York Male Elmira, Chemung, NY
Mary F Rockwell 3 1846 New York Female Elmira, Chemung, NY

Nancy Bennett Rockwell died on January 01, 1859

1860 census Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY
Name Home in 1860 (City,County,State) Age in 1860 Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Gender
#420/423
Ezra Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 38 1821 New York Male
Phebe M Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 37 1822 New York Female
Caroline Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 7 1852 New York Female
Lina Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 1 1858 New York Male
#608/612
Abram B Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 41 1818 New York Male
Mary B Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 36 1823 New York Female
Nancy Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 10 1849 New York Female
Hannah Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 8 1851 New York Female
Pilinda Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 5 1854 New York Female
Phebe A Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 2 1857 New York Female
#610/614
William Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 78 1781 New York Male
Isaac Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 28 1831 New York Male
#611/615
John Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 26 1833 New York Male
Mary Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 26 1833 New York Female
Frederic Rockwell Horseheads, Chemung, NY 10.12 New York Male

1863 William Rockwell died

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ID: I10032
Name: William ROCKWELL
Given Name: William
Surname: Rockwell
Sex: M
_UID: 1B725A000438474EBA82A94EB2A48F330345
Change Date: 12 Feb 2003
Birth: 16 SEP 1781 in Orange Co., NY 1
Death: 24 SEP 1863 in Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY 1

Father: Jonathan ROCKWELL b: 10 JAN 1737/38 in Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., CT
Mother: Hannah BENNETT b: 1741 in Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., CT

Marriage 1 Anna KELSEY
Married: 8 NOV 1801 in Big Flats, Chemung Co., NY (probably) 2

Marriage 2 Nancy BENNETT b: 26 AUG 1791 in Chemung, Chemung Co., NY
Married: 15 FEB 1807 1
Children
Abram Bennett ROCKWELL
John ROCKWELL b: 22 AUG 1834 in Big Flats, Chemung Co., NY

http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/cemc/mcconnel.htm

Note from our users : For those who would like to learn more about the Rockwells buried in this cemetery, they can turn to page 43 of "Personal Glimpses" section of Towner's "History of Chemung County, New York". I think the "Personal Glimpses" section is a genealogy goldmine, worthy of the $19.95 price asked by the historical society.

"William Rockwell was born September 16, 1781 in Orange Co., NY. At age ten, he moved to Sing Sing in the town of Big Flats. He married Ann Kelsey on Nov.8, 1801. She died Dec.19, 1806, leaving one daughter Anna who married as Mr. Schofield and moved to Ohio. The second wife of William Rockwell was Nancy Bennitt, a sister of John and Comfort Bennitt, whom he married Feb.15, 1807. She was born Aug.26, 1791. In 1822, he purchased the farm where he resided until his death May 24, 1863."

More data about his parentage and his descendants is provided on the page for those interested. Buy the book! Support the Chemung Co. Historical Society!!

Nancy Crandell Long

http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/cemc/mcconnel.htm
McConnell Cemetery
Horseheads, Chemung County, New York
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Copied from DAR records by Ralph Weller and retyped by Mary PARIS Copp.
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On Oakwood Avenue, beyond Elmira Heights - near Horseheads, NY in a field - with a fence around it
LAST NAME FIRST & MIDDLE NAMES BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE AGE AT DEATH INSCRIPTION
MCCONNEL John 23 Aug 1845 72yr 3mo 12da Among the first settlers of this town and Judge of
MCCONNEL Ruth 18 Oct 1849 69yr 9mo 24da the county for a number of years.
MCCONNEL John 29 May 1832 20yr 3mo 28da
MCCONNEL Elizabeth 8 Sep 1798 18yr w/o John McConnel d/o Noah Murry & wife, Mary Stowe
MCCONNEL Obed 10 Nov 1798
MCCONNEL Chloe
ROCKWELL Nancy 1 Jan 1889 67yr 4mo 6da w/o Wm. Rockwell (this is error - she died in 1859 at age 67)
ROCKWELL Ann 19 Dec 1806 25yr w/o Wm. Rockwell

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/g/Beatrice-A-Daggett/GENE43-0023.html
63. NANCY7 BENNETT (ABRAHAM6, ABRAHAM5, JAMES4, THOMAS3, JAMES2, NICHOLAS1) was born August 26, 1791 in Chemung Co, NY, and died January 1, 1889 in Horseheaads,Chemung Co, Ny. She married WILLIAM ROCKWELL February 15, 1807, son of JONATHAN ROCKWELL and HANNAH BENNETT. He was born September 16, 1781 in Orange Co, NY, and died November 24, 1863 in Horseheads, Chemung Co, NY.

Notes for NANCY BENNETT:
www.rootsweb.com/~nychemun/cemetery/mcconnel.htm

More About NANCY BENNETT:
Burial: McConnell Cemetery,Horseheads, Chemung Co, NY
Residence: Chemung, NY

Notes for WILLIAM ROCKWELL:
Note from our users : For those who would like to learn more about the Rockwells buried in this cemetery, they can turn to page 43 of "Personal Glimpses" section of Towner's "History of Chemung County, New York". I think the "Personal Glimpses" section is a genealogy gold mine, worthy of the $19.95 price asked by the historical society.

"William Rockwell was born September 16, 1781 in Orange Co., NY. At age ten, he moved to Sing Sing in the town of Big Flats. He married Ann Kelsey on Nov.8, 1801. She died Dec.19, 1806, leaving one daughter Anna who married as Mr. Schofield and moved to Ohio. The second wife of William Rockwell was Nancy Bennitt, a sister of John and Comfort Bennitt, whom he married Feb.15, 1807. She was born Aug.26, 1791. In 1822, he purchased the farm where he resided until his death May 24, 1863."

More data about his parentage and his descendants is provided on the page for those interested. Buy the book! Support the Chemung Co. Historical Society!!

Child is listed above under (52) William Rockwell.
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/g/Beatrice-A-Daggett/GENE43-0019.html
52. WILLIAM7 ROCKWELL (HANNAH6 BENNETT, EPHRAIM5, JAMES4, THOMAS3, JAMES2, NICHOLAS1) was born September 16, 1781 in Orange Co, NY, and died November 24, 1863 in Horseheads, Chemung Co, NY. He married (1) ANNA KELSEY November 8, 1801 in prob Big Flats, NY. She died December 19, 1806. He married (2) NANCY BENNETT February 15, 1807, daughter of ABRAHAM BENNETT and JERUSHA WANZER. She was born August 26, 1791 in Chemung Co, NY, and died January 1, 1889 in Horseheaads,Chemung Co, Ny.

Notes for WILLIAM ROCKWELL:
Note from our users : For those who would like to learn more about the Rockwells buried in this cemetery, they can turn to page 43 of "Personal Glimpses" section of Towner's "History of Chemung County, New York". I think the "Personal Glimpses" section is a genealogy gold mine, worthy of the $19.95 price asked by the historical society.

"William Rockwell was born September 16, 1781 in Orange Co., NY. At age ten, he moved to Sing Sing in the town of Big Flats. He married Ann Kelsey on Nov.8, 1801. She died Dec.19, 1806, leaving one daughter Anna who married as Mr. Schofield and moved to Ohio. The second wife of William Rockwell was Nancy Bennitt, a sister of John and Comfort Bennitt, whom he married Feb.15, 1807. She was born Aug.26, 1791. In 1822, he purchased the farm where he resided until his death May 24, 1863."

More data about his parentage and his descendants is provided on the page for those interested. Buy the book! Support the Chemung Co. Historical Society!!

Notes for ANNA KELSEY:
www.rootsweb.com/~nychemun/cemetery/mcconnel.htm

More About ANNA KELSEY:
Age: 25 yrs
Burial: McConnell Cemetery,Horseheads, Chemung Co, NY

Notes for NANCY BENNETT:
www.rootsweb.com/~nychemun/cemetery/mcconnel.htm

More About NANCY BENNETT:
Burial: McConnell Cemetery,Horseheads, Chemung Co, NY
Residence: Chemung, NY

Child of WILLIAM ROCKWELL and ANNA KELSEY is:
i. ANNA8 ROCKWELL, m. SCOFIELD.
Notes for ANNA ROCKWELL:
Note from our users : For those who would like to learn more about the Rockwells buried in this cemetery, they can turn to page 43 of "Personal Glimpses" section of Towner's "History of Chemung County, New York". I think the "Personal Glimpses" section is a genealogy gold mine, worthy of the $19.95 price asked by the historical society.

"William Rockwell was born September 16, 1781 in Orange Co., NY. At age ten, he moved to Sing Sing in the town of Big Flats. He married Ann Kelsey on Nov.8, 1801. She died Dec.19, 1806, leaving one daughter Anna who married as Mr. Schofield and moved to Ohio. The second wife of William Rockwell was Nancy Bennitt, a sister of John and Comfort Bennitt, whom he married Feb.15, 1807. She was born Aug.26, 1791. In 1822, he purchased the farm where he resided until his death May 24, 1863."

More data about his parentage and his descendants is provided on the page for those interested. Buy the book! Support the Chemung Co. Historical Society!!

Another note is that Nancy Bennett's sister also married a Thomas Scofield, son of Abraham & Elizabeth. Abraham is buried next to Thomas in Sing Sing Cemetery.

More About ANNA ROCKWELL:
Moved to: Ohio


Child of WILLIAM ROCKWELL and NANCY BENNETT is:
ii. ABRHAM BENNETT8 ROCKWELL.