Descendants of ? Rockenhauser

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  ?1 ROCKENHAUSER1 was born Abt. 1810, and died Bef. 1910.  He married <UNNAMED>.  She was born Abt. 1812, and died Bef. 1912.     

Child of ? ROCKENHAUSER and <UNNAMED> is:

2.                i.       HENRY2 ROCKENHAUSER, b. Abt. 1834, Kassel, Hesse, Germany; d. Bef. 1900.

 

 

Generation No. 2

2.  HENRY2 ROCKENHAUSER (?1)1 was born Abt. 1834 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany1, and died Bef. 19001.  He married KATE1.  She was born Abt. 1836, and died Bef. 1926.

 

Notes for HENRY ROCKENHAUSER:

Per research at the LDS Family History Center, found the following information:

Rookerhouse, Henry   Allegheny County, pg. 137, Baldwin Census Division.  1850 Census

(If this is Henry Rockenhauser, he would have been abt. 16 years old.)

 

Year Surname Given Name (s) County State Page Township or Other Info Record Type Database ID#

1850 ROOKERHOUSE HENRY Allegheny County PA 137 Baldwin Township Federal Population Schedule PA 1850 Federal Census Index PAS6a2474459

 

 

1860 Census from Pittsburgh, PA.

Rockeshousen, Henrey  Allegheny County, Jefferson Twp. #340

 

1870 Census Western PA Census Index, 

Rochinhauser, Henry, Age 36, born in Hesse Cassel, Kurhessen

Allegheny Country, Snowden Twp., Roll 1299, #442

 

May not be related:

Year Surname Given Name (s) County State Page Township or Other Info Record Type Database ID#

1840 ROCKENSUS HENRY Allegheny County PA 502 Lawrenceville Borough Federal Population Schedule PA 1840 Federal Census Index PAS4a2216353

 

1880 Census Soundex Film 448644

Rockensus, Henry Vol 3, ED 26, Sheet 24, Line 22

Age 40, Born in Germany   Allegheny County, 637 Preble Avenue

Wife Kate - age 38 born in Germany

Children: Maggie, D, Age 20, born in Allegheny County

        Lizzie, D, 17, born in Allegheny County

        Jacob(Is this Benjamin Jacob?) S, 14, born in Allegheny County

        Katie, D, 10, born in Allegheny County

        Tillie, D, 4, born in Allegheny County

Also in household:

Dysart, Peter, no relation, age 67, Born in PA

Dysart, Rebecca, W, age 64,  Born in PA

Dysart, Henry, S, age 26,  Born in PA

Dysart, Hattie, D, age 24,  Born in OH

Weaver, John, Grandson, age 8, born in Allegheny County.

 

Henry Rockenhauser did not show up on Census Index of 1900.

 

Notes for KATE:

One source indicates born in Germany.  One says Ireland.

       

Children of HENRY ROCKENHAUSER and KATE are:

                   i.       MAGGIE3 ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Abt. 1860.

                  ii.       LIZZIE ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Abt. 1863.

3.              iii.       BENJAMIN JACOB ROCKENHAUSER, b. March 1865, PA; d. Bef. 1965.

                 iv.       KATE ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Abt. 1870.

                  v.       TILLIE ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Abt. 1874; d. Bef. 1974.

                 vi.       FRANK ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Aft. 1880; d. Bef. 1980; m. <UNNAMED>; b. Aft. 1880; d. Bef. 1980.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  BENJAMIN JACOB3 ROCKENHAUSER (HENRY2, ?1)1 was born March 1865 in PA, and died Bef. 1965.  He married (1) MINNIE MARTHA STOLTZE1 Bef. 1896, daughter of WILLIAM STOLTZE and <UNNAMED>.  She was born May 1875 in PA, and died Abt. 1908 in PA.  He married (2) LILLIAN ROMAN1 June 16, 1912 in Chester, West Virginia1.  She was born Aft. 1865, and died Bef. 1965.

 

Notes for BENJAMIN JACOB ROCKENHAUSER:

Possibly Benjamin Jacob Rockenhauser.  Children of Henry list son Jacob.  Census of 1920 lists B. J. Rockenhauser.  In 1900 Census, Soundex Film # 1248160, Census film 1241369 listed as Rockhenhauser, Benjam, V23 ED 446, Sheet 113, Line 3.   At that time showed wife Martha, s Ellsworth, d Elizabeth, and s John.  1910 Census soundex 1372551, lists him as age 43.  Shows no spouse in 1910.  Occupation listed as laborer and farmer.   Film 1375310.  Vol 16, ed 230, family 269.  In 1900, lists occupation as carpenter.  In 1920, lists occupation as loader, coal mine. 

       

Children of BENJAMIN ROCKENHAUSER and MINNIE STOLTZE are:

4.                i.       ELSWORTH4 ROCKENHAUSER, b. January 1896; d. Bef. 1996.

5.               ii.       ELIZABETH G. ROCKENHAUSER, b. June 1897, PA; d. 1962.

                 iii.       JOHN ROCKENHAUSER1, b. May 09, 19001; d. October 1985, E. Liverpool, OH.

 

Notes for JOHN ROCKENHAUSER:

Found on 1920 Soundex Film 1828952.  Censu film 1821356.  Age 19 in 1920.  Vol 26, Ed102, sheet 5, Line 18.

Enumerated with Ollie C. Williams, his brother-in-law.   He was an inspector at the steel mill.

 

More About JOHN ROCKENHAUSER:

Social Security Number: Bef. 1951, 296-05-8401, Ohio

 

6.              iv.       HELENA MATILDA ROCKENHAUSER, b. April 03, 1902, PA; d. October 12, 1975.

7.               v.       WILLIAM HENRY ROCKENHAUSER, b. May 26, 1905; d. September 1974, Wellsville, OH.

8.              vi.       FREDERICK EDWARD ROCKENHAUSER, b. November 27, 1906, Library, Pennsylvania; d. July 15, 1942, Wellsville, Ohio.

       

Child of BENJAMIN ROCKENHAUSER and LILLIAN ROMAN is:

9.             vii.       LOUIS HOWARD4 ROCKENHAUSER, b. June 22, 1912; d. October 1978, MD.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4.  ELSWORTH4 ROCKENHAUSER (BENJAMIN JACOB3, HENRY2, ?1)1 was born January 1896, and died Bef. 1996.  He married <UNNAMED> Abt. 1918.  She was born Abt. 1898 in \, and died Bef. 1998.

       

Children of ELSWORTH ROCKENHAUSER and <UNNAMED> are:

10.              i.       CLINTON5 ROCKENHAUSER, b. Abt. 1919.

                  ii.       HILDA ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Abt. 1921.

                 iii.       DELORES ROCKENHAUSER1, b. Abt. 1923; m. ? BEABOUT1; b. Abt. 1920.

 

 

5.  ELIZABETH G.4 ROCKENHAUSER (BENJAMIN JACOB3, HENRY2, ?1)1 was born June 1897 in PA, and died 1962.  She married (1) OLLIE WILLIAMS, son of ? WILLIAMS and <UNNAMED>.  He was born Abt. 1893 in WV, and died Bef. 1993.  She married (2) ROY HENTHORNE1 Aft. 1916, son of ? HENTHORN and <UNNAMED>.  He was born February 21, 1904, and died December 1983 in Wellsville, OH.

 

Notes for OLLIE WILLIAMS:

On 1920 Census with John Rockenhauser.  Census film 1821356.   He was a pipe fitter at the steel mill.

 

Child of ELIZABETH ROCKENHAUSER and OLLIE WILLIAMS is:

                   i.       FREDERICK5 WILLIAMS, b. Abt. 1919, Indiana.

       

Children of ELIZABETH ROCKENHAUSER and ROY HENTHORNE are:

                  ii.       FRED5 HENTHORN1, b. Aft. 1916.

11.            iii.       GRACE HENTHORNE, b. Aft. 1916.

                 iv.       MARTHA HENTHORN1, b. Aft. 1916.

                  v.       PEARL HENTHORN1, b. Aft. 1916; m. JOHN DUCK1; b. Bef. 1916.

                 vi.       WALTER HENTHORN1, b. Aft. 1916.

                vii.       WAYNE HENTHORN1, b. Aft. 1916.

 

 

6.  HELENA MATILDA4 ROCKENHAUSER (BENJAMIN JACOB3, HENRY2, ?1)1 was born April 03, 1902 in PA, and died October 12, 1975.  She married (1) JAMES NOVACK Aft. 1919.  He was born September 13, 1898 in PA, and died July 1977 in Homestead, PA.  She married (2) ROLLAND SCOTT HENTHORN, SR.1 March 11, 1929, son of ? HENTHORN and <UNNAMED>.  He was born May 22, 1895, and died March 19, 1981.

 

Notes for JAMES NOVACK:

Son-In-Law to Benjamin Rockenhauser on 1920 Census.  Soundex film 1829832.  Census film 1821528.  R252.   Was a loader in the coal mine. 

 

Information to explore:

JAMES NOVACK 13 Sep 1898 Jul 1977 15120  Homestead, PA    163-40-0533 PA (Between 1964 and 1965)

       

Child of HELENA ROCKENHAUSER and JAMES NOVACK is:

                   i.       JAMES WILLIAM5 NOVACK, b. August 21, 1921, Midland, Beaver County, Pennsylvania; d. October 21, 1988, San Bernadino County, California.

 

Notes for JAMES WILLIAM NOVACK:

JAMES NOVACK 21 Aug 1921  21 Oct 1988 92301  Adelanto, San Bernardino, CA    285-16-7841 OH (Before 1951)   Application for SS received 2/2001. 

 

NOVACK  JAMES  WILLIAM  08/21/1923  STOLTZ    M  PENNSYLVANIA  SAN BERNARDINO    10/21/1988  285-16-7841  65 yrs 

 

Address at time of application for social security was 1760 Chester Ave. Wellsville, Ohio. 

 

 

More About JAMES WILLIAM NOVACK:

Medical Information: At Ft. Hays station hospital, isolation ward on Dec 22, 1942

Military service: December 22, 1942, Ft. Hays, OH

 

       

7.  WILLIAM HENRY4 ROCKENHAUSER (BENJAMIN JACOB3, HENRY2, ?1)1 was born May 26, 19051, and died September 1974 in Wellsville, OH1.  He married MABEL HOUSEHOLDER1 Abt. 1926, daughter of JAMES HOUSEHOLDER and HANNAH KNOLING.  She was born April 27, 19061, and died June 10, 1994 in Lisbon, Columbiana, OH1.

 

 

8.  FREDERICK EDWARD4 ROCKENHAUSER (BENJAMIN JACOB3, HENRY2, ?1)1 was born November 27, 1906 in Library, Pennsylvania1, and died July 15, 1942 in Wellsville, Ohio1.  He married WILMA LUCILLE HAND1 February 14, 1934 in Wellsburg, West Virginia1, daughter of ALFRED HAND and CARRIE LOCKE.  She was born October 12, 1914 in E. Liverpool, Ohio1, and died January 23, 1995 in E. Liverpool, Ohio1.

 

Notes for FREDERICK EDWARD ROCKENHAUSER:

Worked as a painter and coal miner.  Was age 30 when son was born.  SSDI shows birth date as Nov 27. 1908

 

More About FREDERICK EDWARD ROCKENHAUSER:

Cause of Death: Carcinoma of the stomach

Fact 1: July 16, 1942, Interred inSprinhill Cemetery Wellsville, OH1

Fact 2: July 14, 1938, Lived at 348 1/2 Main St.  Wellsville, OH1

 

More About WILMA LUCILLE HAND:

Cause of Death: Dehydration

Fact 1: January 23, 1995, Interred in Riverview Cemetery, E. Liverpool, OH1

Medical Information: Emphysema, Alzheimers

       

 

9.  LOUIS HOWARD4 ROCKENHAUSER (BENJAMIN JACOB3, HENRY2, ?1)1 was born June 22, 19121, and died October 1978 in MD1.  He married (2) JESSIE R. Bef. 1936.  She was born February 25, 1919, and died March 23, 1988.

 

More About LOUIS HOWARD ROCKENHAUSER:

Burial: Christian Cemetery, Hyattstown, MD

Social Security Number: Bef. 1951, Dist of Columbia1

 

More About JESSIE R.:

Burial: Christian Cemetery, Hyattstown, MD