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Rowley Family Immigrants and Descendants in USA

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  • William Rowley (aft.1828 - d.)
    Branch 35. William was b. in Canada and enlisted in the US Army in 1858 staying in the military until 1888 when he retired. His father, name unknown was born in England. His mother, Lucinda McKnight, a...
  • David Rowley (bef.1790 - d.)
    Branch 30. b. before 1790, Ireland
  • Samuel Wadleigh Rowley (bef.1890 - d.)
    Branch 29. b before 1890 Ireland; Lived in Illinois
  • John Rowley Sykes (1852 - d.)
    Branch 28. Birth name Rowley; changed to Sykes; b. 1852 Yorkshire, England; m, Catherine Ann McCrimmon; arrived about 1867.
  • James W Rowley (aft.1812 - d.)
    Branch 27. b abt 1817 England; wife--Ann Henderson; arrived abt 1840 in Essex County, NJ then to Franklin County, MA.

There were about 35 Rowley immigrants that are listed with descendants on the research site In addition there are over 100 immigrant Rowleys (Rowley, Rawley, Rowlee, Rolle, and various other spellings) listed in the 1880 census that need additions other than their own children and linkages between them. Welcome in joining us in adding to the family relations here. With one exception, none of the branches are related to others, to the best of our knowledge. On the site mentioned above a special combination of numbers and punctuation is used to identify individuals by their Branch, their generation and a unique number. For example, John sole son of John, the Branch 5 immigrant is: 5-2.001