Lemira Marcella Rowell

15 January 1843–1 January 1911 (Age 67)
West Fairlee, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lemira Marcella

When Lemira Marcella 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
1837–1888
Lemira Marcella Rowell
1843–1911
Marriage: 2 January 1865
Harrison Bingham Baker
1867–1915
William Baker
1869–1870
Arthur Baker
1871–1872
Grace Mae Baker
1876–1952
Frederick Thomas Baker
1878–1891
Mattie Frances Baker
1881–1972
Nancy Gertrude Baker
1883–1980
Pearl Benjamin Baker
1885–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1865
Lamoille, Vermont, United States
children

(8)

    Harrison Bingham Baker

    Male1867–1915Male

    William Baker

    Male1869–1870Male

    Arthur Baker

    Male1871–1872Male

    Female1876–1952Female

    Frederick Thomas Baker

    Male1878–1891Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 18

Kansas is the 34th state
1863

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire). 2. habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’. 3. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Limira M Baker in household of Henry L Baker, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Myra M Tuttle in household of Luke W Tuttle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lemina Rowell Baker in entry for Mrs Grace May Beard Vance, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

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