Ellen A Rowe

Brief Life History of Ellen A

When Ellen A Rowe was born in October 1860, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Andrew R Rowe, was 26 and her mother, Sarah A Matthews, was 19. She had at least 1 son with Frederick C. Moulthrop. She lived in Wolcott, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 30 years and Woodtick, Wolcott, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died in 1941, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Frederick C. Moulthrop
Ellen A Rowe
Irving Rowe Moulthrop

Sources (9)

  • Ellen A Malthrop in household of Frederick C Malthrop, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Rowe Moulthrop, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ellen A Rowe in entry for Irving Rowe Moulthrop, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English rowe (Old English rāw) ‘row’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses in a street, or habitational, for someone who lived in a place so named. Compare Rawe and Rew .

English (of Norman origin): variant of Rolfe , Ralph , or Rough . Compare Rowson .

East German: habitational name from any of the places called Rowe, Rowa, Rowe(n). Compare Rowen .

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

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