Moses Rowell

Male1748–

Brief Life History of Moses

When Moses Rowell was born in 1748, in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Rowell, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Parsons, was 22.

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John Rowell
1726–1760
Elizabeth Parsons
1726–
Patience Rowell
1747–1817
Rowell
1756–
Moses Rowell
1748–
Samuel Rowell
1752–1830
Josephine Rowell
1756–
Sarah Rowell
1758–

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    World Events (3)

    1776

    Age 28

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776

    Age 28

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 28

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    Name Meaning

    English:

    habitational name principally from Rothwell (Yorkshire), but Rothwell in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire also gave rise to surnames. The placenames derive from Old English roth ‘clearing’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

    habitational name from Rowell in Chudleigh (Devon), named with Old English rūh ‘rough’ + hyll ‘hill’. The name may have been confused with Roll .

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

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