Megan Rowley

about 1836–22 January 1856 (Age 20)
Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Megan

When Megan Rowley was born about 1836, in Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, John Rowley, was 37 and her mother, Sophia Ellithorpe, was 29. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 22 January 1856, at the age of 20.

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John Rowley
Sophia Ellithorpe
Celestina Ann Rowley
James Rowley
Sarah Rowley
Cyrus Rowley
Megan Rowley
Maggie E Rowley
Asa Rowley
Loran B. Rowley
Lovina Rowley
Sophia Rowley
John Rowley
Emily Amelia Rowley
Henry London Rowley
George Washington Rowley

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World Events (7)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

Age 3

After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
1842 · Relief Society Organized

Age 6

The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

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 (2)

  • Megan Rowley, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"
  • Research Log for Megan Rowley by BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy

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