Elizabeth Rowe

11 May 1816–16 January 1889 (Age 72)
Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rowe was born on 11 May 1816, in Albany, New York, United States, her father, Conrad Payson Rowe, was 21 and her mother, Susanna Miller, was 22. She married Mr. Wade about 1838, in New York, United States. She lived in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 January 1889, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Mr. Wade
1814–1870
Elizabeth Rowe
1816–1889
Marriage: about 1838

Spouse and Children

    Mr. Wade

    Male1814–1870Male

    Female1816–1889Female

MARRIAGE
about 1838
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

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.

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 (2)

  • Elizabeth Wade, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Wade, "United States Census, 1880"

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