Sarah Jane Rowe

Female25 March 1850–10 April 1918

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Rowe was born on 25 March 1850, in Mecca, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Martin Rowe, was 39 and her mother, Nancy, was 35. She married James Meeker in 1870. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Fowler, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 10 April 1918, in Girard, Liberty Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Girard, Liberty Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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James Meeker
Sarah Jane Rowe
Marriage: 1870
Harriet Tivina Meeker
Ella Meeker
William Martin Meeker
Mabel Meeker
Grace Meeker
Lutie Meeker

Sources (32)

  • Sarah Jane Row in entry for Grace Meeker, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Sarah Row in household of Martin Row, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah J. Meeker, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 10

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 13

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

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 18

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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