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|ROCKETT, Arthur Wilbert
ROCKETT, Arthur Wilbert 1 2 3 4 5
- Born: 15 Oct 1891, Kincardine, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada 6
Will of Gerald Frederick Rockett (Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Gerald had a substantial estate, but appears to have left no specific will. This document is a breakdown of his estate and a distribution list of the remaining funds after expenses. Beneficiaries of his estate include Agnes M. [Rockett] Wilson (sister), Anstey W. Rockett (brother), Amy [Crawford] Tatham (daughter of sister, Blanche Rockett Crawford), Arthur H. Rockett (son of sister, Mary Geraldine), Velma Hodgkinson (daughter of sister, Florence Rockett Gregory), Wallace Rockett (son of brother, Arthur Edward) and Reginald C. Rockett (son of brother, Arthur Edward).
Will of Ernest William Rockett (Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Ernest left a fairly large estate to his heirs, having passed away without wife or children. Beneficiaries included Anstey Wilson Rockett (brother), Arthur Herbert Rockett (nephew, son of sister Mary), Agnes Maude [Rockett] Wilson (sister) and Gerald Frederick Rockett (brother).
1901 Canadian Census, Woodstock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada. Surety: 4. Lists Ernest Rockett (age 31, b. Aug 1879) and siblings May Geraldine (age 33, b. Jan 1878), Walker (age 29, b. Mar 1882), Gerald (age 27, b. Feb 1884) and May's son, Arthur (age 19, b. Oct 1891), living in Woodstock, Ontario.
1901 Canadian Census, Kincardine, Bruce County, Ontario. Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Emma [Emmeline] Rockett (age 27, b. 10 Sep 1873) as head of household [Edward William and Martha have passed]. Also in the household are siblings Mary (age 26, b. 21 Jan 1875), Anstey (age 21, b. 9 Oct 1879), Blanche (age 18, b. 25 Dec 1872), Agnes (age 17, b. 20 Mar 1874), Walter (age 14, b. 10 Sep 1886) and Arthur M. [Mary's son] (age 9, b. 15 Oct 1891) living in Kincardine, Ontario.
Canadian Soldiers of WWI, 1914-1918 (Original document archived and viewed at Ancestry.com). Surety: 4. Surname: Rockett
Christian Name: Arthur Wilbert
Present Address: 11 Eastmount Ave., Toronto, Ontario
Military Service Act Letter & Number: #497691.BR
Date of Birth: Oct 15, 1891
Place of Birth: Kincardine, Ontario
Married, widower or single: single
Religion: Church of England
Trade or Calling: soldier
Name of Next of Kin: Mrs. A.W. Scruggs
Relationship of Next of Kin: mother
Address of Next of Kin: Bradford, Ontario
Signed: Oct 30, 1918 by Arthur Wilbert Rockett [original signature]
Ontario Canada Births, 1869-1907 (Kincardine, Bruce County, Ontario: 1891). Surety: 4. Rockett, Arthur Herbert
Date of Birth: 15 Oct 1891
Place of Birth: Kincardine, Bruce County
Name of Father: UK
Name of Mother: Mary Geraldine Rockett
Name of Informant: Mary Geraldine Rockett
"I, Mary Geraldine Rockett Scruggs, of the township of Brantford in the county of Brant, so solemnly declare that I am the mother of the person whose birth is desired to be registered."
Signed by: M.G. Scruggs
Date: 19 Jul 1926
City of Brantford, Brant County, Ontario