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Re: Otto Valdemar ROGSTAD & Cora Louise ROCKWELL m. Brooklyn, NY
Posted by: Lynne Howell (ID *****2851) Date: September 13, 2006 at 08:57:56
In Reply to: Otto V. ROGSTAD & Cora F. ROCKWELL m. Brooklyn, NY by Lynne Howell of 2

This is an update on Cora Louise Rockwell's family:

Cora Louise ROCKWELL was. b. 29 Mar 1896 in Troy Twp., Bradford Co., PA, d/o Delos ROCKWELL and Ida Marion PHINNEY. Cora's paternal grandparents were Justus Bailey ROCKWELL and Mary J. Estella JACKSON. Cora's maternal grandparents were Allen McKean PHINNEY and Hannah "Jane" CLARK. Cora m. (date) in Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, Otta Valdemar ROGSTAD, b. 21 Mar 1897 in (?). They had the following children: (1) Thomas Delos ROGSTAD, b. 1925; (2) Karen Ida ROGSTAD, b. 1930; and (3) Allen Rockwell ROGSTAD, b. 1932.

Delos ROCKWELL was a s/o Justus Bailey ROCKWELL and Mary J. Estella JACKSON. Delos was b. 10 Oct 1865, m. 28 Sept 1884 in (?), Ida Marion PHINNEY, d. 25 Apr 1939, r. Sylvania Cemetery, Columbia Twp., Bradford Co., PA. His siblings were: (1) William J. ROCKWELL, b. 23 Apr 1862 in PA, no further information; (2) Abram L. ROCKWELL, b. 15 Nov 1863 in PA, m. Mary "Mame" "Mamie" Isabella PHINNEY (sister of Ida Marion PHINNEY); and (3) Justus ROCKWELL, b. 12 Oct 1867 in PA, d. 6 Mar 1869, no further information. The brothers were probably born in Canton Twp., Bradford Co., PA. Their paternal grandparents were Jeremiah ROCKWELL and Suzannah BITNER. I have no information regarding their maternal grandparents.

Ida Marion PHINNEY was b. 23 Sept 1864 in LeRoy Twp., Bradford Co., PA, d/o Allen McKean PHINNEY and Hannah "Jane" CLARK. Her paternal grandparents were Nathan "Newell" FINNEY (this is not a typo) and Emily "Melinda" BALLARD. Her maternal grandparents were Uriah CLARK and Ruth RIGGS. Her siblings were: (1) Mary "Mame" "Mamie" Isabella PHINNEY, b. 19 Apr 1867, m. Abram L. ROCKWELL (brother of Delos ROCKWELL), d. 9 Jun 1919; (2) Addie May PHINNEY, b. 5 Aug 1871, m. Louis E. WILBUR, d. 24 Dec 1964, r. Addison Rurual Cemetery, Addison, Steuben Co., NY; (3) Bertha Helen PHINNEY, b. 10 Aug 1874, m. Edgar Wayne LILLEY, d. 25 Apr 1958, r. Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung Co., NY; (4) Dayton Leslie PHINNEY, b. 16 Sept 1876, m. Evangeline "Eva" May LOOMIS, d. 10 Oct 1916 in Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY, r. Windfall Cemetery, Granville Twp., Bradford Co., PA; and (5) Emmett LaMarr PHINNEY, b. 28 Mar 1879, m. Annorah "Nora" Bell WATTS, d. 31 May 1958, r. Windfall Cemetery. All siblings were b. in LeRoy Twp., Bradford Co., PA.

Delos ROCKWELL and Ida Marion PHINNEY had the following children:

(1) Monroe ROCKWELL, male, b. 31 Jan 1886 in Troy Twp., Bradford Co., PA, d. 31 Jan 1886 in Troy Twp., Bradford Co., PA, r. (?);
(2) Ruby Bell ROCKWELL, b. 28 Oct 1888 in PA, no further information;
(3) Dean Lisle ROCKWELL, b. 18 Sept 1891 in PA, d. 1932 in (?), r. Gladding-Sylvan Hills Cemetery, Columbia Twp., Bradford Co., PA; m. (?) in (?), Ruth CARNWRIGHT, b. 9 May 1895, d. (?), r. (?). Their children: (1) Clarence German ROCKWELL, b. 1913; (2) Louise ROCKWELL, b. 1916; Deloris Jean ROCKWELL, b. 1926. No further information.
(4) Hazel Eloise ROCKWELL, b. 13 Mar 1894 in PA, d. (?), r. (?); m. (?) in (?) Richard BRADFORD, b. 29 Aug 1892 in (?). Their children: Irene BRADFORD, b. 1912; Leonard Rockwell BRADFORD, b. 1914; Leon Richard BRADFORD, b. 1917 or 1927. No further information.
(5) Cora Louise ROCKWELL (see above)
(6) Arthur Elliot ROCKWELL, b. 8 Dec 1898 in Troy Twp., Bradford Co., PA, d. 21 Jan 1919 in Scranton,PA, r. Sylvania Cemetery near his parents; m. 7 Jul 1916 in (?) Helen ROGERS, b. 1 Sept 1897 in Kingman, (?), KS, d. abt. 1977 in (?), r. (?). Their children were: Elizabeth Carolyn ROCKWELL, b. 1917; and Wilbur Justus ROCKWELL, b. 1918. Helen ROGERS m. (2nd) George Page. No further information on this family.
(7) Harrie "Bernon" ROCKWELL, b. 13 Aug 1903 in Columbia Twp., Bradford Co., PA, d. 24 May 1904 in (?), r. (?).
(8) Robert Fay ROCKWELL, b. 21 Aug 1906 in (?), d. (?), r. (?); m. 27 Feb 1931 in (?) Frances Collins, b. (?), d. (?). Their children: Donald Duane ROCKWELL, b. 1931; and Douglass ROCKWELL, b. 1933.

Besides information provided by various family members, much of this information was gleaned from Joyce Tice's TRI-COUNTIES GENEALOGY & HISTORY website.

I would like to correspond with any ROGSTAD or other ROCKWELL descendant(s) in order to add their information to my PHINNEY Family Tree.

My connection to the family is as follows:

Lynne M. BERGQUIST<Daniel A. BERGQUIST<Bernice Irene PHINNEY (BERGQUIST)<Dayton Leslie PHINNEY<Allen McKean PHINNEY and Hannah "Jane" CLARK

Lynne B. Howell


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