Rebecka Maranda Rowland

5 July 1848–
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecka Maranda

When Rebecka Maranda Rowland was born on 5 July 1848, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Rowland, was 37 and her mother, Mary, was 40.

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Thomas Rowland
Thomas Alexander Rowland
Isaac Francis Lafayette Rowland
Rebecka Maranda Rowland
John W. Rowland
William G Rowland
Emma Rowland

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 14
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 33
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Rol(l)ant, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hrōd ‘renown’ + land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (or + -nand ‘bold’, assimilated to -lant ‘land’). This was popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages as a result of the fame of Charlemagne's warrior of this name, who was killed at Roncesvalles in ad 778 .2 English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire and Sussex, so named from Old Norse ‘roebuck’ + lundr ‘wood’, ‘grove’.3 Variant of German and French Roland .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Miranda Roland, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Miranda Roland, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Miranda Roland, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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