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The many parents of Matilda Stoaling

I came across Matilda Stoaling in my Rowe family searches around her mother-in-law Catharine Rowe. Normally when sketching out the story of a distant-in-law I would just make a note of their or their parents’ professions and location and return to the person featured in the blog post, but the myriad of step-parents involved here – and the hardships some of them must have endured – made me want to commemorate them this way. 1,276 more words

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Catharine A S Rowe b1843, mason's daughter, carpenter's wife

Catharine, the second child of mason John Rowe and his wife Sarah Sampson, was born in late 1843 in Penzance, Cornwall, with Queen Victoria on the throne and Robert Peel Prime Minister. 729 more words

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Elizabeth Rowe, c1840, whose life tripped up

Elizabeth was the oldest of seven children, and led an eventful life.

Her father was a Cornish mason called John Rowe (a distant uncle of mine). 947 more words

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Family cemeteries, no. 1: Hilliard Ellis.

Hilliard Ellis, born in slavery, was a successful farmer and landowner in Wilson township. He married Fereby Rountree circa 1848 and registered their 18-year cohabitation in Wilson County on 11 August 1866. 126 more words

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Review 2015

Every year I post a year in review that is largely visual in nature.  It seems that this year may prove to be different.  There have been so many profound changes that the photographs would only just scratch the surface.   654 more words

Patience Daniel Rowe later Tremethick, 1830-1908

Patience, the daughter of shoemaker William Rowe and his wife Alice nee Daniel, was baptised on 15 March 1830 in Paul Parish Church, Cornwall, a few months before the death of… 1,284 more words

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