Rowena Hughes

1 March 1887–12 April 1974 (Age 87)
Gum Springs, Grant, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rowena

Rowena Hughes was born on 1 March 1887. She married James H. Spann on 25 January 1903, in Saline, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bolivar Township, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 April 1974, in England, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mulberry Cemetery, England, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States.

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James H. Spann
Rowena Hughes
Marriage: 25 January 1903
Sarah Evie Spann
Viola Spann

Spouse and Children

    James H. Spann



25 January 1903
Saline, Arkansas, United States


    Sarah Evie Spann


    Viola Spann


World Events (8)

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 1

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh .2 Welsh: variant of Howells .3 Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rowena Tyler in household of Ed Tyler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rowena Tyler in household of H W Tyler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rowena Tyler in household of Edward Tyler, "United States Census, 1930"

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