Charity Ellen Earley

4 May 1807–1 January 1867 (Age 59)
Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Charity Ellen

When Charity Ellen Earley was born on 4 May 1807, in Steuben, New York, United States, her father, James Earley, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Carr, was 22. She married George R Rowley on 2 March 1825, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Chickasaw, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 1 January 1867, in Bassett, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Chickasaw, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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George R Rowley
Charity Ellen Earley
Marriage: 2 March 1825
Harriet Elizabeth Rowley
Lydia Serene Rowley
Lyman C Rowley
James William Rowley
Charles W. Rowley
George Martin Rowley
Edwin T Rowley
Amos Olander Rowley
Sarah Rowley
Volney Sobieske Rowley
Laura R Rowley

Spouse and Children

2 March 1825
Steuben, New York, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and English: variant spelling of Early .2 Americanized spelling of German Ehrle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charity Rowley in household of George Rowley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charity Rowley in household of George Rowley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • C Euly in entry for George Martin Rowley, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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