Biography of Mark E. Rowe
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Rowe, Mark E., was born in Newport, Me., April 1, 1849, son of Jeremiah Rowe, and they trace their descent to Robert Rowe, who came from England and settled in the Parish of Kingston in New Hampshire, in the year 1838. Jeremiah Rowe married Mary A., daughter of Samuel Martin, and through life was identified as a farmer. Mark E. Rowe, one of six children, was educated in the public schools and in 1872 he went to Attleborough, where he learned the jewelry business with Horton, Angell & Company, in 1881 becoming foreman and in 1886 he became one of the members of the firm. In 1877 he married Hattie S., daughter of Courtland Beers, and they have had three children: Miriam Bertha, Paul Eddy and Marie; the son died when eight months old. Mr. Rowe is one of the self made men of his town; is a trustee of the Public Library; takes an active interest in educational and religious institutions; and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and townspeople.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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