41st U.S. Vice-President
- 2nd Great-grandfather of Nelson Rockefeller — 5th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- William Rockefeller
- Christina Rockefeller
- Birth Date:
- 24 Sep 1783
- Birth Location:
- Germantown, Columbia, New York
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 28 Sep 1857
- Death Location:
- Richford, Tioga, New York
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Harford Mills Cemetery, Harford Mills, Cortland, New York
- Spouse Name:
- Lucy Avery
- Marriage Date:
- 20 Nov 1806
- Marriage Location:
- Livingston County, New York
William Avery Rockefeller (Ahnentafel No:8 )
- Wikipedia states that Godfrey Rockefeller married Lucy Avery on 20 September 1806 in Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey but does not give a source to support it. On the other hand, membership applications approved by the Sons of the American Revolution list 20 November 1806 in Livingston, New York for the marriage.
Godfrey Lewis Rockefeller
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Sources for Godfrey Lewis Rockefeller
- 1 Gravestone image at FindAGrave.com, (accessed 01/21/2017).
- 2 NEHGS NEXUS: New England Across the United States, 1987, Vol. 4, p. 71.
- 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Supplement to April Number, 1923 . . . with Memoirs of Deceased Members, 1922, page xc.
- 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1982, Vol. 136, p. 327.
- 5 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #92955, Membership application for Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller.
- 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, pp. 586-589.
- 8 Rockefeller, Henry Oscar, M.D., ed., The Transactions of the Rockefeller Family Association for the Five Years, 1905-1909 with Genealogy, New York: The Knickerbocker Press (1910), 244.
- 9 Sweet, Homer De Lois, The Averys of Groton, Syracuse, New York: Rice-Taylor Print. Co. (1894), 577, 604-605.
- 10 Wikipedia, "William Rockefeller, Sr.", _Sr., (accessed 11/23/2012).