Biography of Harry C. Rowe
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Rowe, Harry C., was the first of the family to settle in Orleans county. He came from Oneida county to Holley and carried on a meat market for several years, afterward carrying on the same business at Hulburton, Sandy Creek and Kendall. From the latter place he returned to Murray and settled at Sandy Creek, where he spent the remainder of his life. He married Nancy A., daughter of Samuel King, of Orange county, and their children were: Phoebe, Joshua, Samuel V., James H., Sarah, William, H. B., Cornelia and two that died in infancy. Phoebe married William A. Dunning; Joshua settled in the west and died in Chicago. He married Sarah Brown. James H. settled at St Marys, Ohio; Sarah married twice, first George Allison, of Hindsburgh, and second Lewis Stevens, and resides at Independence, Iowa. Colonel H. B. Rowe settled in Kendall and engaged in the butcher business. He married Hattie, daughter of Charles Higgins, of Kendall, N. Y. He enlisted in Company K, 22d N. Y. Cavalry, was mustered in at Rochester, February 6, 1864, and was commissioned sergeant. In 1893 he settled in Chicago. Samuel V. settled in Hulburton and is a carpenter by trade. He married Sarah L Greave, of Murray, and their children are: Elizabeth B. and Samuel V., jr. (deceased), and James H., born October 13, 1857, at Sandy Creek, who also learned the carpenter's trade, but for several years past has carried on a mercantile business in Hulburton. He is a Democrat, was elected town clerk in 1884 and again in 1886, and justice of the peace in 1893, was a member of the Democratic County Central Committee in 1893-4. He was postmaster at Hulburton during Cleveland's first administration. He married in 1888 Hattie, daughter of William Stackhouse, of Clarendon.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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