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DROCK,  Simon

DROCK, Simon[1]

Male Abt 1760 - Abt 1835  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name DROCK, Simon 
    Born Abt 1760  Norwich, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1835  Holland, Erie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I787  Roddy-Benjestorf Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 

    Father DROCK, GUY,   b. Est 1730, Norwich, CT (?) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1787, Norwich or Preston, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother POWERS, Sarah,   b. (ca. 1735), /of Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, Norwich, CT prior to 1787 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unknown, Susanna,   b. Abt 1760, Connecticut ? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1845, Holland, Erie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)  [1
    Children 
     1. DROCK, James Peter,   b. Abt Sep 1785, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
     2. DROCK, Sabrina,   b. Jul 1786, Connecticut [month aproximate] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. DROCK, Simeon Jr.,   b. 1790, Goshen, Cheshire, New Hampshire [aprox] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. DROCK, Abigail,   b. 1800, Goshen, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Holland, Erie, New York after 1855 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. DROCK, John,   b. 1802, Goshen, Cheshire,New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Goshen, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F888  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1-3. Drock Descendants
    1-3. Drock Descendants
    ~1780 - Norwich, Connecticut:

    Simon Drock, my great-great-great-great grandfather, was a blacksmith like his father. He apparently inherited his fatherís blacksmith shop and a small parcel of land on Back Street in Norwich, Connecticut, across the street from the family house when his mother died. He may also have inherited a small portion of the main house and property.

  • Notes 

    • From Drock;The Lost Family, by Daryl Holmes:
      [from Daryl Holmes Gedcom]


      The earliest information has Simon Drock buying land in Newport, Cheshire, New Hampshire in 1788. He is described on the deed as "... a blacksmith of Preston, Connecticut". Simon made a series o>
      f land purchases & sales and ended up with about 500 acres of land near Goshen, Cheshire, New Hampshire. He was the only non-white person in Cheshire County in the 1790 census. Simon may have been>
      born in Connecticut as his first son, James Peter was born there. Their second child, Sabrina may have been born in New Hampshire. They had at least two other children; Simon Jr.,& John.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] File (merged): C:\Users\Don\Desktop\RodBen1.fh_data\RodBen1.ged.
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