Mary Rowe

Femaleabout 1804–26 January 1874

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Rowe was born about 1804, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Rowe, was 36 and her mother, Mary Carne, was 30. She married Rev William Coad Philp on 9 April 1832, in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Vaughan Township, York, Canada West, British Colonial America in 1861 and East Flamborough, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada in 1871. She died on 26 January 1874, at the age of 71, and was buried in Waterdown, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Rev William Coad Philp
Mary Rowe
Marriage: 9 April 1832
James Rowe Philp
Dr William Coad Philp
Rev John Philp

Sources (15)

  • Marey Philp, "Canada, Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Mary Rowe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Rowe, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1832Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 4

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 11

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 19

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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