Deborah Rowe

8 April 1758–30 September 1808 (Age 50)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Rowe was born on 8 April 1758, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abijah Roe, was 26 and her mother, Deborah Forward, was 19. She married Gelston Strong in 1782. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 30 September 1808, at the age of 50.

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Gelston Strong
Deborah Rowe
Marriage: 1782
Hugh Gelston Strong
George Strong
George Strong
Sarah "Sally" Strong
Nancy Strong
Mancy Strong
Cotton Strong
Harriet Strong
Patty Strong
George Strong

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World Events (6)


Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 23

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 28

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Unknown in entry for Cotton Strong, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Deborah Roe, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Deborah Roe, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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