When Martha Rowe was born on 9 April 1792, in Burke, Georgia, United States, her father, Rev Joshua Rowe Sr, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Rigbey, was 26. She married Jeffery Robertson on 7 February 1811, in Warren, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 5 July 1858, in Covington, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 66.
English: from Middle English rowe (Old English rāw) ‘row’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses in a street, or habitational, for someone who lived in a place so named. Compare Rawe and Rew .
English (of Norman origin): variant of Rolfe , Ralph , or Rough . Compare Rowson .
East German: habitational name from any of the places called Rowe, Rowa, Rowe(n). Compare Rowen .