Margaret Rowley

17 September 1851–26 May 1934 (Age 82)
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Rowley was born on 17 September 1851, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rowley, was 28 and her mother, Isabella Slater, was 25. She married Jesse H. Rhoades on 3 September 1865, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Tarkio, Atchison, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 26 May 1934, at the age of 82, and was buried in Home Cemetery, Tarkio Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse H. Rhoades
Margaret Rowley
Marriage: 3 September 1865
John Alaric Rhoades
Mary Isabelle Rhoades

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1865Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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 (8)

    • Margaret Rawley in household of John Rawley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Margaret Rhodes in household of Jene H Rhodes, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Margret Rowley, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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