• Born 12 July 1760 - Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • Deceased 14 September 1828 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA,aged 68 years old
  • Buried - South Burying Ground, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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The Descendants of Benjamin Rockwood, Sr., of Grafton, Massachusetts: With Some Account of his Ancestry and the Early Rockwoods in Massachusetts, page 12, 13, lived in Shrewsbury in early life; May 20, 1785, bought a farm in Grafton from John Maynard and removed to that town. In November, 1797, he sold the same to William Brigham for L750, also his pew, No. 36, in the meeting house. Worcester was his next residence, till January, 1824, when he sold for $3,000 to William Eaton all the land he held in Worcester and Shrewsbury and removed to Newton. He died in Newton September 14, 1828, intestate, leaving an estate valued at $5, 764.


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