Mary Ette Rowley

25 March 1842–16 April 1914 (Age 72)
Ridgefield, McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Ette

When Mary Ette Rowley was born on 25 March 1842, her father, Richard John Rowley, was 27 and her mother, Delilah Weaver, was 24. She married Robert Cook Weaver on 12 October 1876. She lived in Nunda Township, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Mina, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 16 April 1914, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ridgefield, McHenry, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Cook Weaver
Mary Ette Rowley
Marriage: 12 October 1876

Spouse and Children

12 October 1876
Of Otego, Otsego, New York

Parents and Siblings

    Richard John Rowley


    Delilah Weaver




    Richard Halsey Rowley


    Pollyette Rowley





    Clarinda Rowley


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Devon, County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marietta Rowley in household of R J Rowley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mariette Rowley in household of Richard Rowley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Etta Weaver in household of Robert C Weaver, "United States Census, 1910"

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