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Henry Ensign Rockwell


Gender:
Male
Born:
March 24, 1811
Died:
January 22, 1882
Home Town:
Canaan, CT
Later Residences:
Millbury, MA
Washington, District of Columbia
Marriage(s):
Emerett Munson Rockwell (November 2, 1837)
Saram Hathaway Rockwell (January 30, 1854)
Biographical Notes:
Born March 24, 1811, Henry Ensign Rockwell was the son of Elijah and Sophia Ensign Rockwell of Canaan, Connecticut. As a young man Henry received a formal education in Litchfield, Connecticut at Sarah Pierce's Female Academy. During his lifetime Henry married twice. First to Emerett Munson on November 2, 1837, and later to Saram Hathaway on January 30, 1854. He also spent his life working as an educator and resided in Millbury, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. Henry passed away in 1882 on March 22.

Education
Years at LFA:
1830

Profession / Service
Profession:
Educator

Related Objects and Documents
In the Ledger:
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
"Catalogue of the Litchfield Academy … 1830" (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy Collection).

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