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Rocford Early Origins



The surname Rocford was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Rocford Spelling Variations


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Rocford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rochefort, Rochefor, Rochefaure, Rochefore, Rochfort, Rocfort, Rossefort, Rauchefort, Rauchefor, Rochefaur, Rochford, Rocheford, Rauchefors, Rauchford, Raucheford, Rocford, Rockford, Rokford, Rockfor, Rokfor, De Rochefort, De Rochefor, De Rochefaure, De Rochefore, De Rochfort, De Rocfort and many more.

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Rocford Early History


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Rocford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rocford research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1290 and 1309 are included under the topic Early Rocford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rocford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rocford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rocford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Dennis Rochford settled with his wife, Marie and daughters, Grace and Mary, in Pennsylvania in 1682; Thomas Rochford settled in Canada in 1840; and Michael Rochford who settled in New York in 1845..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Rocford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rocford Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 October 2003 at 16:12.

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