Thomas Rowley

11 May 1846–3 October 1924 (Age 78)
Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Rowley was born on 11 May 1846, in Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Rowley, was 61 and his mother, Ann Jewell, was 38. He married Margaret Tattersall on 5 October 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880 and Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 3 October 1924, in Standardville, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rowley
Margaret Tattersall
Marriage: 5 October 1875
Thomas William Rowley
James Alma Rowley
Margaret Alice Rowley
Samuel Rowley
Ann Rowley
Edward Rowley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    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 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    LifeSketch of Edward Rowley (1890-1959)

    "A sight common in mining camps, yet it struck terror to the hearts of women and their children, was men carrying a stretcher bearing an injured or dead miner. This very thing happened to my mother, …

    Sources (26)

    • Thos Ford in household of Luke Ford, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thos. Rowley in entry for Maggie Alice Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thomas Rowley in household of Ann Rowley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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