Isabella Rowley

31 January 1847–24 March 1924 (Age 77)
Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Rowley was born on 31 January 1847, in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rowley, was 24 and her mother, Isabella Slater, was 21. She married Richard Benjamin Seaton on 30 January 1863, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1880 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 24 March 1924, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Benjamin Seaton
Isabella Rowley
Marriage: 30 January 1863
William M. Seaton
John Benjamin Seaton
Elizabeth M. Seaton
Mary E. Seaton
Corinne F. Seaton
Albert M. Seaton
Lillian Mae Seaton
Charles Ismael Seaton
Florence Seaton
Edith Seaton
Estella Seaton
Henry Lawrence Seaton
Ceila Pheline Seaton

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  • Marriage
    30 January 1863Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 1
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 3
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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.

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    Sources (12)

    • Isabella Seaton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Isabella Rawley in household of John Rawley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Isabel Rowley in entry for Charles Seaton and Lillie A Tupper, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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