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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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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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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