Lemira Marcella "Myra" Rowell

Female15 January 1843–1 January 1911

Brief Life History of Lemira Marcella "Myra"

When Lemira Marcella "Myra" Rowell was born on 15 January 1843, in West Fairlee, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Benjamin House Rowell, was 28 and her mother, Adalaide Whitcomb, was 26. She married Henry Luther Baker on 2 January 1865, in Lamoille, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Madison Township, Riley, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 1 January 1911, in Riley, Riley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Riley Cemetery, Riley, Riley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Luther Baker
Lemira Marcella "Myra" Rowell
Marriage: 2 January 1865
Harrison Bingham Baker
William Baker
Arthur Baker
Grace Mae Baker
Frederick Thomas Baker
Mattie Frances Baker
Nancy Gertrude Baker
Pearl Benjamin Baker

Sources (7)

  • Limira M Baker in household of Henry L Baker, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Lemira Rowell in entry for Grace Mae Baker Beard Vance, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Myra M Tuttle in household of Luke W Tuttle, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1865Lamoille, Vermont, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

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


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Riley, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Riley, Kansas, United States


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning


    habitational name principally from Rothwell (Yorkshire), but Rothwell in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire also gave rise to surnames. The placenames derive from Old English roth ‘clearing’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

    habitational name from Rowell in Chudleigh (Devon), named with Old English rūh ‘rough’ + hyll ‘hill’. The name may have been confused with Roll .

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

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