John D. Rockefeller

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company


    John Davison Rockefeller

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 8 Jul 1839 
    • Birth Location:
    • Richford, Tioga, New York 
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    • Death Date:
    • 23 May 1937 
    • Death Location:
    • The Casements, Ormond Beach, Volusia, Florida 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio 
    • Notes: 
    • Founder and Chairman of Standard Oil and Co-Founder of the University of Chicago.

  • Marriages for John Davison Rockefeller


    • Spouse:
    • Laura Celestia Spelman
    • Marriage Date:
    • 8 Sep 1864
    • Marriage Location:
    • Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio

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  • Sources for John Davison Rockefeller

    • 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 327.
    • 4 Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, Marriage record for John D. Rockefeller and Laura C. Spelman, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 5 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #92955, Membership application for Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 Abel, Jules, The Rockefeller Billions: The Story of the World's Most Stupendous Fortune, New York: The Macmillan Company (1965).
    • 7 Avery, Elroy McKendree and Catharine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, The Groton Avery Clan, Cleveland: Unknown (1912), Vol. 1, p. 587, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 8 Eldridge, William Henry, Henry Genealogy: The Descendants of Samuel Henry of Hadley and Amherst, Mass., 1734-1790 and Lurana . . ., Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T. R. Marvin and Son (1915), 74-75, Ancestry.com (Online Database).