The Rock Family
Standing from left - George Edward Rock, Joseph Henry Rock, Sr. , Alfred Richard Rock, Joseph Henry Rock, Jr.;
Sitting from left - Gladys Lillian Rock, Lillian Pearl Rock, Matilda (Abare) Rock, Maude E. (Hopkins) Rock, Lottie Emma (Fortune) Rock, Christina Kathryn Rock, Alfred Milton Rock.
Courtesy of Craig Martin
Born: 1844

Died: June 6, 1932

Married: Matilda Abare

Children: Lillian Rock, George Edward Rock, Alfred Rock

Joseph Henry Rock Sr. was a carpenter.  He lived in Bloomingdale for more than fifty years.

Plattsburgh Daily Republican, June 14, 1932

Last rites for the late Henry Rock were held Wednesday June 8 at the St. Paul's church here. Father Dumont officiating. Mrs. Henschon of Saranac Lake was soloist and Miss Frances O'Toole of that place, organist, Wallace Sprague was in charge. The honorary bearers were Mr. Felix Gonyea, Joseph Gladd, A. P. Smith, Sidney W. Barnard, Louis Pelky, Sh., William Fortune. The following acted as pall bearers: James Latour, Saranac Lake, T. A. Leahy; Lake Placid, Alvin Whitman, Frank Fortune, Saranac Lake, Jerry Parsons, Ralph Towne. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were: Milton A. Rock, Newark, N. J., Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Coons, Utica, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Herron, Plattsburgh, Joseph Threehouse, Glens Falls, Richard Hayes, Ticonderoga, Mr. and Mrs. George St. Louis, Schenectady, Miss Liana Threehouse, Keeseville, Mr. and Mrs. George Graves, Ausable Chasm, Mr. and Mrs. Julias Tellier and son Henry Rock, Keeseville, Mr. and Mrs, Gilbert LaCIalr and daughter, Doug1as, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Abare and Cdward Abare, Willsboro.

Essex County Republican, June 10, 1932

Henry Rock

Henry Rock passed away at his home on Main street, Bloomingdale, Monday morning, June 6th. Although in feeble health for some time, Mr. Rock had not been confined to his bed or the house until a short time ago. He had been a resident here for many years, and was widely known and respected by everyone. He was a first last carpenter, doing work on many of the camps on the lakes for people from the city. He leaves a wife, two sons, Edward Rock of Mass., and Fred Rock of Poughkeepsie, and one daughter, Miss Lillian Rock of this place, besides many other relatives and friends.

Lake Placid News, June 10, 1932

Henry Rock, 86, a resident of Bloomingdale for more than half a century, died at his home Sunday evening, following a serious illness of several weeks. Surviving is his widow, a daughter, Miss Lillian Rock, Bloomingdale, and two sons, George Edward Rock, Springfield, Mass., and Alfred Rock, Newark, N.J. Interment was made in St. Paul's cemetery.