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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Family Time Line

William Thomas Rowland
1785–1866
Eleanor H. Burleson
1789–1870
David Burleson Rowland
1811–1876
Amelia Rowland
1820–1900
America M. Rowland
1820–
Joseph Rowland
–1907
Quitman Rowland
–1907
James Rowland
Marcia Rowland
Mark Rowland
Mary Rowland
Harrison Talley ROWLAND
1814–1886
Erwin Rowland
1815–1850
John Rowland
1824–
Isaac Madison Rowland
1826–1907
Margaret Jane Rowland
1832–1867
William Mathey Rowland
1833–1859
Thomas White Rowland
1835–1908

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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.
1846

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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