Lydia Rowe

18 April 1789–from 1811 to 1883 (Age 21)
Craven, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Rowe was born on 18 April 1789, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rev Joshua Rowe Sr, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Rigbey, was 22. She married David Jones on 16 April 1803, in Warren, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bibb, Georgia, United States in 1850. She died from 1811 to 1883, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

David Jones
Lydia Rowe
Marriage: 16 April 1803
David Jones Jr.
Nancy Jones
Martin Jones

Spouse and Children

16 April 1803
Warren, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Rowe


    Michael Rowe


    Josiah Joshua Rowe


    Lycia Rowe



+12 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 3

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 30

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:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses built next to one another, from Middle English row (northern Middle English raw, from Old English rāw). 2. from the medieval personal name Row, a variant of Rou(l) ( see Rollo , Rolf ) or a short form of Rowland . 3. English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Ross, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Lydia Ross, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"

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