Pioneering Families
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Harmon P. Rockwood. His father, the late Rufus Harmon Rockwood, was born in Madison county, December 24, 1822. He came to Volney about 1834, clearing a large part of the land where his son now resides with his widowed mother. Rufus Rockwood was a man of sterling character and highly esteemed among the sturdy men of early days. He served as assessor and commissioner of highways. In 1850, December 31, he married Susan Austin, one of an old Connecticut family,  who bore him one son, Harmon P., born December 2, 1864.


Source: Churchill, John C.  Landmarks of Oswego County, New York. Syracuse, N. Y.: D. Mason & Company, Publishers, 1895, pp. 207-208.



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