Sarah Jane Rowe

25 March 1850–10 April 1918 (Age 68)
Mecca, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life 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 died on 10 April 1918, in Girard, Liberty Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

James Meeker
1842–1889
Sarah Jane Rowe
1850–1918
Marriage: 1870
Ella Meeker
1870–
Harriet Tivina Meeker
1872–
William Martin Meeker
1875–
Mabel Meeker
1876–
Grace Meeker
1877–
Lutie Meeker
1881–

Spouse and Children

    James Meeker

    Male1842–1889Male

    Female1850–1918Female

MARRIAGE
1870
children

(6)

    Ella Meeker

    Female1870–Female

    Harriet Tivina Meeker

    Female1872–Female

    William Martin Meeker

    Male1875–Male

    Mabel Meeker

    Female1876–Female

    Grace Meeker

    Female1877–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Rowe

    Male1811–1895Male

    Nancy

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(10)

    Nona Rowe

    Female1831–1915Female

    Maria Rowe

    Female1835–Female

    Parmelia Rowe

    Female1840–1909Female

    Fenetia Rowe

    Female1842–Female

    Martha Rowe

    Female1846–Female

+5 More Children

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.
1863

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:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses built next to one another, from Middle English row (northern Middle English raw, from Old English rāw). 2. from the medieval personal name Row, a variant of Rou(l) ( see Rollo , Rolf ) or a short form of Rowland . 3. English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Row in household of Martin Row, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Meeker in household of James Meeker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah J. Meeker, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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