ROCKETT, William
(1754-1833)

 

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Spouses/Children:
GOVET, Ann

ROCKETT, William 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

  • Born: 1754, England
  • Marriage: GOVET, Ann on 14 May 1781 in St. Andrews Parish, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England
  • Died: 4 Mar 1833, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England at age 79
  • Buried: Mar 1833, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England

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William married Ann GOVET, daughter of John GOVET and Ann SMITH, on 14 May 1781 in St. Andrews Parish, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England. (Ann GOVET was born about 1759 in Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England, christened on 23 Nov 1759 in Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England, died in Jul 1840 in Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England and was buried on 3 Jul 1840 in St. Andrews Parish, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Banns: Marriage Banns, 13 May 1781, Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England.


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1 Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England Marriages (Wiveliscombe, Somerset County, England Parish Records). Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of Robert Timewell and Maria Shaddock [relationship, if any, unknown] on 12 Oct 1797. Also witnessing the banns is Robert Webber.

2 Ibid. Surety: 4. Parish records indicate a marriage of John Shepard, "yeoman," and Joan Trays [daughter of William Treays and Grace Govet] on 31 Jan 1799 in Wiveliscombe. Witnessing are Peggy Govett [bride's aunt] and William Rockett [bride's uncle by marriage].

3 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of David Sillick to Susanna Robinson [relationship, if any, unknown] on 4 June 1800 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing is William Wring. Notes for this marriage say, "Widower and widow."

4 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of James Sloman to Elizabeth Sillick [relationship, if any, unknown. There are future marriages between Rockett's and Sloman's] on 5 May 1800 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing the marriage is Mary Sloman.

5 Ibid. Surety: 4. Parish records provide a marriage of William Rockett to Ann Govet on 14 May 1781 in Wiveliscombe. Witnessing the marriage are William Curtis and William Collard [may be an uncle of Ann's on her mother's side]. William is listed as a "baker."

6 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of Samuel Greenslade to Theodora Nurcombe [relationship, if any, unknown] on 25 Sep 1799 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing the marriage is William Wring.

7 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of James Rogers and Margaret Webber [relationship, if any, unknown] on 24 Sep 1797 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing the marriage is John Govett [possibly a brother of William's wife, Ann Govet].

8 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of Thomas Davey and Ann Rogers [relationship, if any, unknown] on 2 Dec 1798 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing the marriage is John Newton. Record indicates that Thomas Davey is from Clayhanger, Devon.

9 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of Benjamin Burton and Sarah Rogers [relationship, if any, unknown] on 4 Feb 1800 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing the marriage is Hannah Monday.

10 Ibid. Surety: 4. William Rockett appears as a witness to the marriage of Abraham Luxton and Hannah Hill [relationship, if any, unknown] on 9 Dec 1799 in Wiveliscombe. Also witnessing the marriage is Ann Webber. Record indicates that Abraham is a "sojourner."

11 St. Andrew's Parish Register, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England (Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England). Surety: 2. Parish records indicate a burial for William Rockett on 4 March 1833, age 67, in Wiveliscombe.

12 St. Andrew's, Somerset Parish, Wiveliscombe Baptisms. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Joanna Rockett, "11 months old," daughter of William and Ann Rockett on 26 Dec 1785.

13 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Joan Rockett, daughter of William and Ann Rockett on 18 Feb 1787.

14 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of John Gould Rockett, "about 7 years old," son of William and Ann Rockett on 13 Apr 1788.

15 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of William Rockett, "1 year old," son of William and Ann Rockett on 13 Apr 1788.

16 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Mary Rockett, "1 month old," daughter of William and Ann Rockett on 13 Apr 1788.

17 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Sarah Rockett, daughter of William and Ann Rockett on 2 Jan 1806.

18 Ibid. Surety: 4. Record indicates a baptism of Edward Rockett, son of William and Ann Rockett on 7 Jan 1806.

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