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ROCKETT, William
(1754-1833)
GOVET, Ann
(Abt 1759-1840)
ROCKETT, Ann
(Abt 1785-1840)
ROCKETT FEATHERSTONE, William
(1810-1880)

 

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BOWERS, Jane

ROCKETT FEATHERSTONE, William 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 21 Aug 1810, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England
  • Christened: 4 Aug 1814, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England
  • Marriage: BOWERS, Jane about 1837 in Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England
  • Died: 12 Feb 1880, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England at age 69

bullet   Cause of his death was Colon cancer.

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Cause of death: Colon cancer, 12 Feb 1880, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England.


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William married Jane BOWERS about 1837 in Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England. (Jane BOWERS was born about 1810 in Old Cleeve, Somerset, England and died on 22 Apr 1890 in Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England.)


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Sources


1 1861 England Census (Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists William Rockett [Featherstone] (age 50, b. Wiveliscombe), wife Jane (age 51, b. Old Cleeve), and children Emma (age 20, b. Wiveliscombe), Lucy (age 16, b. Wiveliscombe), Frank (age 14, b. Wiveliscombe) and Alice (age 12, b. Wiveliscombe), living in Wiveliscombe, England. Also in the household is "visitor" Charles Routley (age 22, b. Welliton). William is listed as a "baker." Daughter, Emma, is listed as a "draper's assistant." Lucy is listed as a "milliner's assistant." Frank is listed as a "laddles apprentice." Alice is listed as a "scholar." Charles Routley is listed as a "tailor."

2 St. Andrew's, Somerset Parish, Wiveliscombe Baptisms. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Lucy Rockett, daughter of William and Jane Rockett on 5 May 1839.

3 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Gertrude Rockett, daughter of William and Jane Rockett on 18 Oct 1840.

4 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Frank Rockett, daughter of William and Jane Rockett on 4 Dec 1842.

5 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Lucy Rockett, daughter of William and Jane Rockett on 12 Jan 1845.

6 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Frank Rockett, son of William and Jane Rockett on 19 Jul 1846.

7 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Alice Rockett, daughter of William and Jane Rockett on 11 Feb 1849.

8 1871 England Census (District 3, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists William Rockett [Featherstone] (age 60, b. Wiveliscombe) and wife Jane (age 60, b. Wiveliscombe), living in Wiveliscombe, England. William is listed as a "baker."

9 1841 England Census (District 5, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists William Rockett (age 30, b. Somerset Co.), wife Jane [Bowers] (age 30, b. Somerset Co.) and children Lucy (age 2, b. Somerset Co.) and Emma (age 1, b. Somerset Co.), living in Wiveliscombe, England. William is listed as a "baker."

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