Enoch Rowley

25 August 1795–6 March 1884 (Age 88)
Sand Lake, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch

When Enoch Rowley was born on 25 August 1795, in Sand Lake, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, David Rowley, was 39 and his mother, Ann Bemsley, was 40. He married Susan Montgomery before 1819. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Orange Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1860 and New London, Huron, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 6 March 1884, in Ada, Hardin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in West Main Street Cemetery, Sullivan, Ashland, Ohio, United States.

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Enoch Rowley
Susan Montgomery
Marriage: before 1819
Elizabeth Rowley
John D Rowley
Alfred Rowley
Charles E Rowley
Martin K. Rowley
Cordelia Rowley
Artlissa Rowley
John D Rowley

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    before 1819
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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 2
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or more of various places called Rowley or Rowly, such as Rowley Regis (Staffordshire), Rowley (Devon, Durham), Rowleygreen Farm (Hertfordshire), Rowly (Surrey), Rowley (East Yorkshire), Rowley, near Bardsey (Yorkshire), Rowley in Lepton (Yorkshire), and Rowley Hill (Essex). The placenames probably all derive from Old English rūh ‘rough’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, though the East Yorkshire place may have been named with hlāw ‘mound, hill’ as the second element.Irish: from Ó Roghallaigh, a variant of Ó Raghailligh. See Riley and O'Reilly .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Enos Rowley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Enos Rowley, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Enos Riley in entry for Charles Elmore Rowley, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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