Rhoda Dow

Brief Life History of Rhoda

When Rhoda Dow was born in 1807, in York, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Jesse Dow Sr, was 35 and her mother, Mary Teed, was 25. She died in 1869, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Dow Sr
1772–1867
Mary Teed
1782–1869
Solomon Dow
1802–1895
Jacob Dow
1804–1872
Elizabeth Dow
1807–
Rhoda Dow
1807–1869
Ruth Dow
1809–1901
Samuel Dow
1810–1886
Aaron Dow
1812–1888
Olive Dow
1814–1901
Moses Dow
1816–1899
Esther Dow
1818–
Ephraim Dow
1820–1878
Mary Lucrecia Dow
1824–1895
Lydia Dow
1824–1915
Jesse Dow Jr.
1826–1899
Jephthah A. Dow
1829–1881

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  • Rhoda Dow, "Find A Grave Index"

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1867 · British North America Act

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

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Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic dubh ‘black’ (see Duff ).

English: from the Middle English personal name Dow, a rhyming pet form of Row(e), representing a common pronunciation of Rolf, a side form of Ralph. See Rolfe and compare Daw , Dawson , and Dowson . Alternatively, in East Anglia the name may be a variant of Dove .

Americanized form of Dutch Douw: from the personal name Douwe, from Frisian dou ‘pigeon’.

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

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