Frederick Rowley

1 July 1869–1910 (Age 40)
Locke Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Rowley was born on 1 July 1869, in Locke Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, George W. Rowley, was 26 and his mother, Sarah J. Hill, was 23. He married Clara E. Mack on 1 May 1888, in Osceola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died in 1910, in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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Frederick Rowley
Clara E. Mack
Marriage: 1 May 1888
Fred Rowley
Blanche Rowley

Spouse and Children


    Clara E. Mack


1 May 1888
Osceola, Michigan, United States


    Fred Rowley


    Blanche Rowley


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah J. Hill






    Lillian Rowley


    Robert Rowley


    Mae Rowley


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 10

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 12

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

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)

  • Freddie Rowley in household of George W Rowley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fred Rowley in household of George Rowley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred Rowley, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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