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Husband: John Davison Rockefeller Born: Jul- 8-1839 in Richford, Tioga Co, NY 1 Died: May-23-1937 in Ormond Beach, Volusia Co, FL 2,3 Buried: in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, OH 2 Occupation: capitalist, industrialist, founder of Standard Oil Co. Father: William Avery Rockefeller (1810 - 1906) Mother: Eliza Davison (1813 - 1889) Notes
Wife: Laura Celestia Spelman 4 Married: Sep- 8-1864 5 Born: Sep- 9-1839 in Wadsworth, Medina Co, OH 4,2 Died: Mar-12-1915 in Tarrytown, Westchester Co, NY 2,4 Cause of death: pernicious anemia 2 Father: Mother:
F Child 1: Elizabeth "Bessie" Rockefeller Born: 1866 4 Died: 1906 4 Husband: Charles Augustus Strong Married: 1889
F Child 2: Alice Rockefeller Born: 1869 4 Died: 1870 4
F Child 3: Alta Rockefeller Born: 1871 4 Died: Jun-21-1962 in New York City, NY 4 Husband: Ezra Parmalee Prentice b. 1863 d. 1955 Also known as: E. Parmalee Prentice 6,7 Married: 1901
F Child 4: Edith Rockefeller Born: 1872 4 Died: 1932 4 Buried: in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, IL Husband: Harold Fowler McCormick Married: 1895
M Child 5: John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. Born: 1874 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, OH 4,5 Died: 1960 4,5 Buried: Sleepy Hollow Cem in Tarrytown, Westchester Co, NY Occupation: industrialist Wife: Abby Greene Aldrich b. 1874 d. 1948 Married: Oct- 9-1901 5 Wife: Martha Baird b. Mar-15-1895 d. Jan-24-1971 Married: Aug-15-1951 5
Sources: (1) Today in History (Associated Press) (2) Obituary. (3) Associated Press. (4) Bernice Kert, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family (Random House 1993, Paperback Edition 2003) (5) The Rockefeller Archive Center (http://archive.rockefeller.edu/bio/) (6) Obituary of wife. (7) Obituary of wife's mother.




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