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RICHARD ROCKET of Braintree
Richard married first Agnes Unknown. Agnes died on 9 (5) 1643 in Braintree. [Ref] He married second Anne Unknown. The inventory of the estate of the widow Anne Rockwood of Braintree was taken on 1 Mar 1664; it amounted to £21.12.06. Anne's daughter Phebe's husband John Taylor deposed on 29 Apr 1664. [Ref]
Children of Richard Rocket and Agnes Unknown
Children of Richard Rocket
Inventory on the estate of Richard Rockwood of Braintree was taken on 7 (6) 1660. It amounted to £38.03.04. Ann Rockwood deposed. One of the people paid out of the estate was John Rockwood. [Ref]
Nathaniel Rocket married Joanne Elles on 7 Dec 1698 in Wrentham [Ref].
William Man married Bethia Rocket on 1 Dec 1701 in Wrentham [Ref].
John George married Judith Rocket on 26 May 1703 in Wrentham [Ref].
NICHOLAS ROCKET of Medfield
Parents: Richard Rocket
Nicholas Rocket married first Joan Unknown. She died on 15 Dec 1654 in Medfield. [Ref] He married second Margaret Holbrook on 15 (5) 1656 in Medfield. [Ref]
Nicholas is in the Medfield section of the 23 May 1666 list of freemen. [Ref]
Children of Nicholas and uncertain wife
Children of Nicholas Rocket and Joan Unknown:
Children of Nicholas Rocket and Margaret Unknown:
BENJAMIN ROCKET (ROCKWOOD) (b. 1651) of Medfield
Parents: Nicholas Rocket and Joan Unknown
Benjamin Rocket (Rockwood) was born on 8 Sep 1651 in Medfield. [Ref][Ref] He married Judith Ellis on 27 Sep 1678 in Medfield. [Ref]
Benjamin paid a shilling as part of Medfield's contribution to Harvard College in 1678. [Ref]
Children of Benjamin Rocket and Judith Ellis:
JUDITH ROCKET (1691)
Parents: Benjamin Rocket (Rockwood) and Judith Ellis
Judith Rocket was born on 17 Mar 1691 in Wrentham. [Ref]. She married first John George of Dorchester on 26 May 1703 in Wrentham. John George died on 21 Sep 1704 in Wrentham. She married second Eleazer Metcalf on 15 Feb 1709/10 in Wrentham.
Children of Judith Rocket and John George:
Baldwin, Thomas W., comp., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Boston 1910.
Messinger, G. W., "Early Records of Wrentham," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 83
Pulsifer, David, trans., "Records of Boston," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.
Trask, William, "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.