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Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA? 

Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
The town of Rocky Hill is named after the ridge along the Connecticut River in the northeast section that is now Rocky Hill River Park. wikipedia

Rocky Hill’s location on the Connecticut River made it a natural port for Wethersfield and an early center for shipbuilding, agricultural, and trade.connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill


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Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - Foundry of Foster Merriam & Co. Destroyed by fire at Rocky Hill, Ct.
Midnight, Dec 24, 1918
Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA

Foundry of Foster Merriam & Co. Destroyed by fire at Rocky Hill, Ct.
Midnight, Dec 24, 1918

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1655- The Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry, started in 1655, is one of the country’s oldest continuously operating ferries.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill
1843 - (Rocky Hill) Formerly Stepney Parish, the town was incorporated from Wethersfield in May of 1843 and named for the trap rock ridge that rises in the northeast.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ rocky-hill
1861 - By the time of the Civil War, only 13 “Negroes” lived in Rocky Hill, none of whom were slaves now that slavery had been abolished in Connecticut.

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1886 - Rocky Hill
BY SHERMAN W. ADAMS.

This township was incorporated in May, 1843, at which time its...Read MORE...

1896 - Rocky Hill - The Champion Company made school desks with cast iron frames beginning in 1896.

http://wethersfieldhistory.org/
1906
Rockyhill, a post-village and township (town) of Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank of the...Read MORE...

1921 - Rocky Hill Fire
In 1921, a worker at Belden’s Store set off a blaze when he accidentally filled a kerosene tank...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bill
flag   Lucy P. BILL (31 March 1800, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - 11 January 1876, Columbus, Ohio, USA)

Nott
flag    Julius NOTT (11 June 1819, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - 2 January 1877, Bristol, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Ames
   John AMES (1734, - 16 July 1790, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Beckley
flag   Elizabeth BECKLEY (27 June 1703, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 30 August 1776, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Bulkley
   Edward BULKLEY (1742, - 30 May 1787, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)
   Frederick BULKLEY (1756, - 20 January 1777, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)
   Jonathan BULKLEY (1719, - 16 June 1777, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)
   Peter BULKLEY (1712, - 14 April 1776, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)
   William BULKLEY (1755, - 23 July 1788, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Bull
   Roger BULL (1743, - 23 May 1783, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Butler
   Charles BUTLER (1733, - 18 January 1783, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)
   Charles BUTLER (1715, - 26 June 1785, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)
   Elisha BUTLER (1749, - 5 February 1783, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Daniels
flag   Arvilla Jane DANIELS (24 October 1839, Portland, Connecticut, USA - 31 January 1916, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Griswold
flag   Josiah GRISWOLD (30 June 1728, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 20 October 1774, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
   Soloman GRISWOLD (1752, - 17 August 1777, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Merriman
   Burrage MERRIMAN (1739, - 30 November 1776, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Morton
   John MORTON (1703, - 5 November 1773, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Pomroy
   Oliver POMROY (1731, - 30 September 1776, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Theurich
flag   Augusta THEURICH (21 August 1886, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 26 February 1977, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

Tufveson
flag   Arthur Edward TUFVESON (14 August 1888, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, USA - 28 August 1960, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA)

White
   Henry A WHITE (1809, - 1863, Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

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