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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Family Time Line

Elijah Rowe
1776–1841
Mary Polly Moulthrop
1776–1862
Marriage: 1798
Statira Rowe
1800–1872
Elijah R Rowe
1814–
Julia Ann Rowe
1821–1873
Delina Rowe
1801–1809
Mary Rowe
1803–1880
Betsey E. Rowe
1808–1878
Henry Moulthrop Rowe
1810–1888
John Henry Rowe
1812–1893
Ezra Chidsey Rowe
1815–1856

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1798
East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

(9)

    Female1800–1872Female

    Delina Rowe

    Female1801–1809Female

    Mary Rowe

    Female1803–1880Female

    Female1808–1878Female

    Henry Moulthrop Rowe

    Male1810–1888Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+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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