Eva J. Rowen

Brief Life History of Eva J.

When Eva J. Rowen was born on 7 February 1877, in Pleasant Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States, her father, Jasper N Rowen, was 31 and her mother, Rhoda Harriet Rickard, was 27. She married Edmond Roy Pelham on 22 February 1899. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Marshall Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 25 December 1957, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Edmond Roy Pelham
Eva J. Rowen
Marriage: 22 February 1899
Wilma Irene Pelham
Zella Leone Pelham
Doris Evaline Pelham

Sources (14)

  • Eva Pelham in household of Edmond Pelham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Jane Rowen, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Eva J. Rowen, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1889: Orange, California, United States

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rowan .

East German: variant of Rowe . This surname is very rare in Germany.

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

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