ROCKEFELLER Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsRockefeller, Rockenfeller
An unusual family of entrepreneurs, capitalists, philanthropists and statesmen,
descended from Johann Peter Rockefeller who came from the Rhineland about 1720,
landed in Pennsylvania, and settled in Amwell, New Jersey.
A monument to this ancestor stands at Larison's Corner in the family burial plot,
the land for which was given by Johann Peter himself.
He died in 1753.
The earliest seat of the family was in France where the name was spelled Roquefeuille.
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|ROCKEFELLER, David [*1915-?] – American banker ::> Bankers and financiers ::> joined what became the Chase Manhattan Bank in 1948 and headed it from 1969 until his retirement in 1981; RFLR29 26C1|
ROCKEFELLER, John Davison
[1839-1937] – American industrialist and philanthropist
|ROCKEFELLER, John Davison II [1874-1960] – -- American philanthropist ::> Philanthropists ::> Following in his father's philanthropic footsteps RFLR99 25C2|
|ROCKEFELLER, John Davison III [1906-1978] – -- American philanthropist ::> Philanthropists ::> supported numerous civic and philanthropic ventures RFLR10 26C1|
|ROCKEFELLER, Lawrence Spelman [*1910-?] – -- American conservationist ::> Philanthropists ::> principal philanthropic interests focus on the environment RFLR12 26C1|
|ROCKEFELLER, Michael [1938-1961] – American anthropologist, disappeared on anthropological expedition in Papua, New Guinea RFLR60 27C0|
|ROCKEFELLER, William [1841-1922] – -- American financier ::> Bankers and financiers ::> a successful stock market manipulator RFLR132 24C3|
ROCKEFELLER, William Avery "Doc"
[1810-1904] – American quack
He was a reckless, womanizing peddler of "miracle cures" who called himself "Dr. Rockefeller"
|ROCKEFELLER, Winthrop [1912-1973] – ::> Governors: chief executives of colonies, states and territories ::> governor of Arkansas (1967-70) RFLR13 26C1|
Bookmarks (off-site links)
origins, early history
- Onomastics (=the study of the origin and formation of proper names)
- American Experience | The Rockefellers | Rockefellers Timeline
- Rockefeller family at AllExperts
- boys clothes: the Rockerfellers
- The Rockefeller family is viewed by many as a family that has helped humanity globally
- The Rockefeller Archive Center
- Rockefeller family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- MU$EUM of American Finance (Search Return) a photographic history
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I'm not yet sure if they are related to me!
As candidates are eliminated (proven not related) they are marked appropriately (
an explanation included.
They are kept in the list in case future research proves they can be included.
(And to keep them from popping up on the list again!)
Never discard good research!
Proven candidates' names are marked with an asterisk (*) until they can be
added to the database.
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