Amanda Ellen Rowland

23 February 1877–5 September 1951 (Age 74)
Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States

The Life of Amanda Ellen

When Amanda Ellen Rowland was born on 23 February 1877, in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States, her father, Francis Marion Rowland, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Caroline J Beasley, was 35. She married Floyd Jerome Harris on 16 January 1898, in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States. She lived in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 5 September 1951, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Jerome Harris
Amanda Ellen Rowland
Marriage: 16 January 1898

Spouse and Children

16 January 1898
Nez Perce, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Rowland


    Sarah Caroline J Beasley




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 13

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

French: Some translate this name as "peace of the country," perhaps from Dutch "row," peace, and "land," meaning peacemaker of his country. It is another form of the Francic name Roland.

Sources (3)

  • Ella Harris in household of Floyd J Harris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Rowland in household of Marion Rowland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella Rowland, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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