Elijah Rowe

18 June 1776–15 February 1841 (Age 64)
East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Rowe was born on 18 June 1776, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ezra Rowe, was 24 and his mother, Huldah Chedsey, was 34. He married Mary Polly Moulthrop in 1798, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 15 February 1841, in Wolcott, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Seymour, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Elijah Rowe
Mary Polly Moulthrop
Marriage: 1798
Statira Rowe
Elijah R Rowe
Julia Ann Rowe
Delina Rowe
Mary Rowe
Betsey E. Rowe
Henry Moulthrop Rowe
John Henry Rowe
Ezra Chidsey Rowe

Spouse and Children

East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States



    Delina Rowe


    Mary Rowe



    Henry Moulthrop Rowe


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 5

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 18

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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 (3)

  • Elijah in entry for Delina Rowe, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Elijah Rowe, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Elijah Rowe, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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