Jane Rowley

17 July 1848–9 October 1930 (Age 82)
Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Rowley was born on 17 July 1848, in Suckley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rowley, was 64 and her mother, Ann Jewell, was 40. She married Dr. Charles Albert Connelley on 11 December 1864, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1900 and Clark, Nevada, United States in 1920. She died on 9 October 1930, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Charles Albert Connelley
1832–1904
Jane Rowley
1848–1930
Marriage: 11 December 1864
Emmerina Susanna Connelley
1865–1943
William Albert Connelley
1867–1868
Charles Orson Connelly
1868–1942
Mary Jane Connelley
1869–1956
Anna Elizabeth Connelley
1871–1951
John Larkin Connelley
1873–1921
Margaret Louise Connelley
1876–1951
Isadora Sarah Connelley
1878–1968
George Henry Connelley
1880–1963
Kate May Connelley
1882–1960
Frank James Connelley
1885–1896
Thomas Richard Connelley
1888–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1864Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 2
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 2
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    1872 · The Modoc War
    Age 24
    Hostilities between Modoc Indians and white settlers resulted in the Modoc War during 1872-1873. A Modoc band of nearly 200 people, led by Captain Jack Kintpuash, was fleeing a forced relocation to a reservation occupied by their enemies, the Klamaths. The band had returned to their former land on Lost River, which now had white settlers occupying the area. The conflict erupted on November 29, 1872, when 40 troops were sent to move the Modocs back to the reservation. An argument erupted and shots were fired. Several were killed and the Modocs fled to “The Stronghold,” a large, cavernous lava bed. The holdout went on for months with several clashes. On April 11, 1873, General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas were killed by the Modocs during a negotiation. The Modocs lacked resources and supplies and eventually surrendered on July 4. In total, 2 Modocs and 71 enlisted military men lost their lives.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rowlee
    Roley
    Rollie
    Riley
    Rolley

    Story Highlight

    Ann Rowley

    Birthdate:July 17, 1848 Birthplace:Marshill, Suckley, Worcester, England Death:Died October 8, 1930 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Place of Burial:Inglewood Cemetary, CA Immediate Family: Daughter o …

    Sources (23)

    • Jane Connelly, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jane Connelly in household of John O Kemple, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jane Rowley in entry for Kate May Kemple, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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