Elmer Sheldon Rowley

22 November 1906–27 October 1974 (Age 67)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elmer Sheldon

When Elmer Sheldon Rowley was born on 22 November 1906, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Wallace Rowley, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Pearl Conner, was 27. He married Martha Laura Little on 23 May 1931. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Montgomery Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 October 1974, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hillsdale, Montgomery Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Sheldon Rowley
1906–1974
Martha Laura Little
1905–1969
Marriage: 23 May 1931
Andrew Ray Rowley
1934–1995
George Marion Rowley
1937–1991
Dannie Rowley
1939–1939
ROBERT ROWLEY
1940–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1931
children

(4)

    Andrew Ray Rowley

    Male1934–1995Male

    George Marion Rowley

    Male1937–1991Male

    Dannie Rowley

    Male1939–1939Male

    ROBERT ROWLEY

    Male1940–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Wallace Rowley

    Male1871–1932Male

    Elizabeth Pearl Conner

    Female1879–1936Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Devon, County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Rowley in household of Wallace W Rowley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer S Rowley in household of Wallace W Rowley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer S Rowley in household of William W Rowley, "United States Census, 1910"

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