William Mathey Rowland

1833–1859 (Age 26)
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Mathey

When William Mathey Rowland was born in 1833, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Thomas Rowland, was 48 and his mother, Eleanor H. Burleson, was 44. He died in 1859, at the age of 26, and was buried in Walnut, Tippah, Mississippi, United States.

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William Thomas Rowland
Eleanor H. Burleson
David Burleson Rowland
Amelia Rowland
America M. Rowland
Joseph Rowland
Quitman Rowland
James Rowland
Marcia Rowland
Mark Rowland
Mary Rowland
Harrison Talley ROWLAND
Erwin Rowland
John Rowland
Isaac Madison Rowland
Margaret Jane Rowland
William Mathey Rowland
Thomas White Rowland

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World Events (4)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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  • William Matthew R. Rowland, "Find A Grave Index"

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