Wilmot Cade

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Wilmot Cade, daughter of Christopher Cade and Agnes Tucker, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Fitzhead Parish, Somerset, England, 6 March 1587/88.1,2 She died at Windsor, Connecticut, 12 May 1662.3,2

Wilmot married John Rockwell, son of John Rockwell and Honor Newton, at Fitzhead, Somerset, England, 22 February 1619/20.3,4,5,1

Wilmot left a will dated 12 May 1662, and proved soon thereafter whereby "Wilmet Rockwell wife of John Rockwell" left:
to "my daughter Mary one bed that which Simon lies on with two blankets, 2 sheets, one pillow;"
to "my daughter Hannah one little bed which my husband died on with two blankets, 2 shets, one pillow;"
"all my wearing clothes to my two daughters to be equally divided to them;"
residue to "my son Simon."3


John Rockwell b. 5 Jul 1588, d. 10 May 1662
  • John Rockwell3,2 b. 22 Jul 1621
  • Mary Rockwell+3,6 b. 21 Feb 1623/24, d. 21 Aug 1684
  • Nathaniel Rockwell7,8 b. say 1625, d. bef. 10 May 1656
  • Hannah Rockwell3,6 b. 9 Dec 1627
  • Simon Rockwell3,6 b. 7 Nov 1630, d. 22 Jun 1665
  • Thomas Rockwell9,8 b. say 1633
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [S1908] Somerset Record , Taunton, England, Parish Registers for Fitzhead, FHL microfilm 1526629, further cited as Fitzhead Parish Registers.
  2. [S1398] H. Earl Close, The Family of Linnie Fay Rockwell (Tucson, Arizona: p.p., 1999), 22, further cited as Close, The Family of Linnie Fay Rockwell.
  3. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635 (7 vols., Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 6:70-72, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1289, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S1398] Close, The Family of Linnie Fay Rockwell, 21.
  6. [S1297] Henry R. Stiles, The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut; Including East Windsor, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Windsor Locks, and Ellington (1892; reprint, Somersworth, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Publishing, 1976), 2:647, further cited as Stiles, History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor.
  7. [S1907] Anthony R. Wagner, Pedigree of Rockwell and Allied Families: Extracted from the Records of the College of Arms (England: Curwen Press, 1966), 1, further cited as Wagner, Pedigree of Rockwell. Wilmot Cade renounced admon of the goods of her son Nathaniel.
  8. [S1923] London Record Office, Admon. Act Books, 105, FHL microfilm 93259, further cited as Admon. Act Books.
  9. [S1907] Wagner, Pedigree of Rockwell, 1-2.