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Subject: Edward D. Rockett b. Dec. 25, 1838 in Kilkenny, Ireland
Author: bonnieorthmann15
Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2001
Classification: Query
Surnames: Rockett

My great great grandfather was Edward D. Rockett. He was born Dec. 25,1838 in Kilkenny Ireland. He came to America in 1848/49. I don't know where but maybe New Orleans ,La. He was in the Civil War from 1861 to 1864. He lived in Gonzales County , Texas. Had a wife and 9 kids and a good farm. I have never been able to find a family for him. He had to have come to America with his family. I would love to know their names. He had red hair, blue eyes and had a ruddy complexion. He stood 5'7" tall. He was one some kind of man. Nothing ever stopped him.