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Rockford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French , Irish



Early Origins of the Rockford family


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

Early History of the Rockford family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rockford research.
Another 242 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1290 and 1309 are included under the topic Early Rockford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rockford 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.

Early Notables of the Rockford family (pre 1700)


Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rockford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Rockford family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rockford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Rockford, aged 23, who landed in Missouri in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Rockford, who settled in Philadelphia in 1875

Rockford Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Bridget Rockford, aged 26, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Sea Park"
  • Mary Rockford, aged 21, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Sea Park"

Contemporary Notables of the name Rockford (post 1700)



    Historic Events for the Rockford family



    Empress of Ireland

    • Mr. Michael Rockford, British Fireman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and survived the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
      Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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    Citations


    1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
    2. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html


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