Ann Jewell

5 December 1807–17 March 1888 (Age 80)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Jewell was born on 5 December 1807, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Jewell, was 31 and her mother, Frances Green, was 35. She married William Rowley on 22 August 1836, in Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 17 March 1888, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Huntington City Cemetery, Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Rowley
Ann Jewell
Marriage: 22 August 1836
Louisa Ann Rowley
Elizabeth Rowley
John Rowley
Samuel Rowley
Richard Rowley
Thomas Rowley
Jane Rowley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1836Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 20
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 23
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Cornwall): from an Old Breton personal name, Iudhael, composed of elements meaning ‘lord’ + ‘generous, bountiful’ (see Jewkes ), which was borne by a 7th-century Christian saint, a king of Brittany who abdicated and spent the last part of his life in a monastery. Forms of this name are found in medieval records not only in Devon and Cornwall, where they are of native origin, but also in East Anglia and even Yorkshire, where they were imported by Bretons after the Norman Conquest. The name was seemingly reintroduced from France in the 17th century by Huguenots.

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

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    Ann Jewell (1807-1888)

    Story of Ann Jewell (1807-1888) Note: The following is a well-known story among descendants of Ann Jewell. It is printed in various forms in several books and websites documenting the trials of t …

    Sources (67)

    • Ann Jewel in entry for Jane Connelly, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ann Rouley in household of David Udale, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ann Jewell in entry for Richard Rowley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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