Ralph Nephi Rowley

10 August 1877–4 June 1916 (Age 38)
Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Ralph Nephi

When Ralph Nephi Rowley was born on 10 August 1877, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, John Thompson Rowley, was 29 and his mother, Jane Paul, was 27. He married Lorinda Cecilia Jorgensen on 9 April 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Winter Quarters, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1910 and Garfield, Utah, United States in 1916. He died on 4 June 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ralph Nephi Rowley
Lorinda Cecilia Jorgensen
Marriage: 9 April 1902
Ralph Nephi Rowley
Gladys Lorinda Rowley
Edith Ilene Rowley
Joseph Emmanuel Rowley
Harriet Eva Rowley
Lester Louis Rowley
Mabel Jane Rowley

Spouse and Children

9 April 1902
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 13

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Ralph W Rowley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph N Rowley in household of John T Rowley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nephi R Rowley, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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