Sarah Elizabeth Rowe

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Rowe was born in 1844, in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Rowe, was 27 and her mother, Ellie Louisa Owens, was 16. She married John Enias Hunt about 1867, in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 4 March 1920, in Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Alfred C Skipper
Sarah Elizabeth Rowe
Marriage: about 1873
Harriet Adelle Skipper
Mary Selina Skipper

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Hunt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Rowe in entry for Mary Selina Skipper Moore, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Sarah E Skipper in household of Alfred C Skipper, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

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 .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story of Lettie O’Neil Hunt’s family told by Lettie O’Neil hunt Busby written by Melba Busby case.

Great grandfather Benjamin Thomas Wilson and great grandmother Psyche Drucilla Moore Wilson Lived by the Black River where he owned and ran the ferry. After the Civil War, great grandfather John E Hun …

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