Benjamin Rocket[1, 2, 3]

Male 1651 - 1745  (94 years)


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  • Born 8 Sep 1651  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 1676 
    He was a soldier during King Philip's War under Capt. Swet and was wounded in Salem by two shoots in the
    thigh. He was sent to Salem proper to recover and their spent three months. Benjamin never fully recovered, being sickly the rest of his life. 
    Married 1678  [2
    Judith Ellis, the daughter of Thomas and Mary (Wight) Ellis. She was born on 15 April 1658 in Medfield, Massachusetts. Her birth date was recorded as 15 (2) 1658.

    Issue:
    1. Bethia Rocket (1679-____)
    2. Judith Rocket (1681-____)
    3. Mary Rocket (1683-____)
    4. Patience Rocket (1686-____)
    5. Hezekiah Rocket (1688-1689) 
    Moved to Abt 1681  Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1742 
    At the age of 92 years, he petitioned the court for compensation and was granted £4 a year for the rest of his life. 
    Died 5 Dec 1745  Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I19925 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2019 

    Father Nicholas Rockwood,   b. Abt 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1680/01, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Jane Adams,   d. 15 Dec 1654, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1651 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - Abt 1681 - Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Dec 1745 - Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S1002] Trask, William B. "Boston Records" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XIII, 1859).

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.



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