Argelia Rosina Rowley

30 May 1852–9 May 1927 (Age 74)
Woodland, Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of Argelia Rosina

When Argelia Rosina Rowley was born on 30 May 1852, in Woodland, Barry, Michigan, United States, her father, Elijah K Rowley, was 39 and her mother, Marian Wadley, was 32. She married David Demond on 4 August 1867, in Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 9 May 1927, in Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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David Demond
Argelia Rosina Rowley
Marriage: 4 August 1867
Cora Edith Demond
Adelbert L Demond
Edith B Demond
Lena G. Demond
Nettie Pearl Demond

Spouse and Children

4 August 1867
Barry, Michigan, United States



    Adelbert L Demond


    Edith B Demond



    Nettie Pearl Demond


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Devon, County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Argelia Demond in household of David Demond, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Angelia Demond in household of David Demond, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Angelia Demond in household of David Demond, "United States Census, 1870"

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