Rowe Family Genealogy

The Genealogy of the Rowe Family of Riceville, Ontario and Stewkley, England

William James Rowe

Male 1825 - 1906  (80 years)


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  • Name William James Rowe  [1, 2, 3
    Born 10 Aug 1825  Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1906  Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • The following was the Obituary from the Vankleek Hill Review

      A shock spread over our community when it was learned last Thursday that Mr. Wm. Rowe had departed this life after an illness of only thirty minutes. Mr. Rowe, although about eighty years of age, was engaged at his usual labour on the farm until about four o'clock Thursday. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife, five daughters and five sons.
      The funeral services were held on Saturday from his home to the Methodist Church and from thence to the Franklin Corners Cemetery.
      The services were conducted by the pastor of the Baptist Church, Maxville.
    Buried 29 Jun 1906  Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I81  Rowe Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2013 

    Father William Rowe,   b. Apr 1799, Watford, Hertfordshire, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1882, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Scott,   b. 1808, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1870  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1826  Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah Jane Dixon,   b. 1842, Plantagenet North Twp., Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1868, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1861  West Hawkesbury, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. John James Rowe,   b. 26 Jan 1861, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1945, Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Jacob Dixon Rowe,   b. 21 Feb 1864, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1946, Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. William Henry Rowe,   b. 28 Apr 1864, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Annie Laurie Rowe,   b. 18 Feb 1868, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1927, Seattle, King, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Margaret Elizabeth Charlton,   b. 1848, Caledonia, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1881, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 11Apr 1868  , Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • William
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Rowe,   b. 30 Mar 1869, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1947, Moose Creek, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. George Fredrick Rowe,   b. 4 Nov 1873, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1914, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F129  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Isabella M. James,   b. 8 Jul 1846, Alfred, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1919, Kenyon Twp, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1878  Plantagenet North Twp., Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 9318-78 William
    Children 
     1. Margaret Jane Rowe,   b. 10 May 1880, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1920, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Wava Sarah Rowe,   b. 29 May 1882, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1883, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Charles Rowe,   b. 8 Mar 1883, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1914, Plantagenet South Twp, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     4. H. Myrtle Rowe,   b. 16 Jul 1885, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1936, Dyer, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Sarah F. Rowe,   b. 7 Apr 1887, Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1976, Maxville, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1825 - Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jul 1878 - Plantagenet North Twp., Prescott, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1906 - Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jun 1906 - Riceville, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ontario, 1858-1869 Marriage Index
      Rowe, William
      Age: 26
      Birth Place: South Plantagenet
      Residence: South Plantagenet
      Father: William Rowe
      Mother: Elizabeth Scott

      Spouse: Dickson, Sarah
      Age: 20
      Birth Place: North Plantagenet Township
      Residence: North Plantagenet Township
      Father: Jacob Dickson
      Mother: Frances Franklin

      Marriage Date: 4/1/1861
      Marriage Place: West Hawkesbury Township
      County: Prescott
      Microfilm Roll: 1030064
    • (Research):Found in the 1881 census with second wife, Margaret E. Film C-13228, dist. 103, sub I, div 1, page 35.
      Found in the 1891 census with third wife Isabella. Still at home are George 18, Maggie Jane 12, Charles 9, Myrtle 7, and Sarah 4.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Schedule B - Marriages # 009892 from LDS (email from Carla) (Reliability: 3).
      The father listed on John James Rowe's marriage record shows the father's name as William Rowe.

    2. [S21] http://www.islandnet.com/cgi-bin/ms2/jveinot/search (Reliability: 3).
      A search of cemeteries in Ottawa shows a William Henry Rowe in Riceville United cemetery.

    3. [S6] Pat Wilson's genealogy received 04/15/2002 (Reliability: 3).
      Pat's genealogy shows middle name of James. I had Henry. It also provided birth and death dates. She shows birth in Canada. She shows death on June 25, 1906. I don't know where I got the June 27, 1907

    4. [S45] Ontario, 1858-1869 Marriage Index, Family Tree Maker, (CD# 266).

    5. [S102] 1901 Canadian Census.

    6. [S358] Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1934 Index - Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com - Contains actual images of the records.).

    7. [S45] Ontario, 1858-1869 Marriage Index, Family Tree Maker, (CD# 266), MS248_14 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S357] Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 Index - Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com and Genealogical Research Library (Brampton, Ontario, Canada). Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Ontario, Canada. Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1922. MS932, 695 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records, 1858-1930. MS940, 28 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. Marriage License Books, 1907-1910. MS945, 12 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. Delayed Registrations of Marriages, 1892-1916. MS948, 4 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. County Marriage Registers, 1858-June 1869. Microfilm rolls 1030055-1030068. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah (Archives of Ontario, MS 248, reels 5-18).).


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