Biography of Henry Rowley
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Rowley, Henry, is a descendant of William Rowley, who was born in France and died in Palmyra, Wayne county. Subject's father was Stephen B. Rowley, born in Wayne county, and died in Carlton in 1886, aged eighty three years, and his mother was Phoebe Wood. They had four children: Elizabeth, born in Wayne county in 1821; William, born in Wayne county in 1823; Henry, born July 4, 1829; and Phoebe Jane, born in Wayne county in 1831. Subject was reared on a farm, and in 1864 purchased the Hatch farm of eighty three acres, where he now resides. He has held the office of assessor six years, and is a member of the I. O. G. T., of Kenyonville, No. 591. Mr. Rowley married at Carlton June 15, 1854, Eunice Hatch, born August 11, 1834, and died February 1, 1881. They had three children: Charles H., born April 23, 1863, who married Marion Robinson, by whom he has two children: Clayton, born August 19, 1885. and Edith, born in March, 1887; Martha E., born April 28, 1858, and died February 24. 1864; and Cora B., born September 16, 1869. Subject married second Jennie E. McKennan April 3, 1883. She was born October 4, 1844, and they have had one child, George Lincoln, born April 20, 1886.

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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