Rockwood, Elisha, Dd
Rockwood, Elisha, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Chesterfield, N.H., May 9, 1778. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1802; taught an academy in Plymouth, Massachusetts, two years; was tutor in Dartmouth College; while there studied theology, and in 1806 was approbated by the Londonderry Presbytery. After preaching as an occasional supply in several places in Vermont and Massachusetts, he was ordained in Westboro', October 28, 1808; was dismissed March 11, 1835; and finally was pastor in Swansey, N.H., from November 16,1836, until his death, June 19, 1858. See Hist: of Mendon Association, page 164. (J.C.S.)