Eliza Rowley

1823–19 October 1856 (Age 33)
Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Rowley was born in 1823, in Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rowley, was 39 and her mother, Ann Taylor, was 38. She died on 19 October 1856, in Quealy, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Quealy, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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William Rowley
Ann Taylor
James Rowley
Ann Rowley
Jane Rowley
William Rowley
George Rowley
Eliza Rowley
Hannah Rowley

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World Events (7)

Age 0
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 2
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.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 10
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one or more of various places called Rowley or Rowly, such as Rowley Regis (Staffordshire), Rowley (Devon, Durham), Rowleygreen Farm (Hertfordshire), Rowly (Surrey), Rowley (East Yorkshire), Rowley, near Bardsey (Yorkshire), Rowley in Lepton (Yorkshire), and Rowley Hill (Essex). The placenames probably all derive from Old English rūh ‘rough’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, though the East Yorkshire place may have been named with hlāw ‘mound, hill’ as the second element.Irish: from Ó Roghallaigh, a variant of Ó Raghailligh. See Riley and O'Reilly .

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

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ELIZA ROWLEY By Mildred Johnson

ELIZA ROWLEY By Mildred Johnson Eliza Rowley was born in the year of 1823 in Suckley, Worchester, England, to William Rowley Jr. and Ann Taylor Rowley. There were seven children in this family, thre …

Sources (5)

  • Eliza Rowley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Rowley, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Eliza Rowley, "Find A Grave Index"

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