Joseph B Rowley

20 March 1856–25 May 1909 (Age 53)
Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph B

When Joseph B Rowley was born on 20 March 1856, in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Rowley, was 33 and his mother, Isabella Slater, was 30. He married Catherine A Sherwood on 27 May 1878, in York, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Lake Township, Phelps, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Phelps, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 25 May 1909, in Imperial, Chase, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Blanche, Chase, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph B Rowley
1856–1909
Zilpha Jane Hetrick
1861–1940
Marriage: 20 April 1881
Anna Belle Rowley
1882–1965
John William Rowley
1884–1958
Richard Benjamin Rowley
1885–1946
Etta May Rowley
1888–1960
James Henry Rowley
1890–1964
Joseph Byron Rowley
1892–1964
Mary Ellen Rowley
1893–1956
George Edward Rowley
1897–1962
Dewey Bryan Rowley
1899–1971
Harold Winford Rowley
1902–1978
Edith Margaret Rowley
1904–1982

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1881Harlan, Nebraska, United States
  • Children

    (11)

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    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867
    Age 11
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 16
    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 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rowlee
    Roley
    Rollie
    Riley
    Rolley

    Sources (21)

    • Joseph Rawley in household of John Rawley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Rowley, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph B Rowley - Church record: birth: 20 March 1856; Hanley, Staffordshire, England

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