History: David William Rowley

I (David William Rowley) was still in construction work but with the fall my job ran out. Dwain’s (Dwain Eugene Judkins) father (Leonard Newell Judkins) offered me a job working for him in Orem, Utah. Sometimes Lillian (Lillian Alcorn) and the boys (Hugh Alcorn and Grant Alcorn Rowley) came down on weekends and sometimes I […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Tuesday) – Pearl (Eva Pearl Sperry) came and stayed with the children (Alfred Oscar, Jr., Lillian and Charles Gilbert Lunt) while I went down town. In the afternoon Cap Ockay came to see me. Later Mr. Carver came and put in a window pane and a glass in my cupboard door. After they were […]

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This Day In Our Family History

1877  Jacob Ray Harper was born in the covenant in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States to Charles Benjamin Harper, age 28,and Harriet Gibbons, age 26. He was the 3rd of 9 children, and the 2nd of 4 sons, born to the couple 1956  Clayton Alcorn Rowley, age 21, completed his initiatory and endowment ordinances […]

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History: David William Rowley

With the beginning of a new year, 1957, came the news that Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) had given birth to another baby girl who was born 30 December 1956. They named her Lillian Lorraine after her two grandmothers (Lillian Alcorn and Coral Lorraine Bolton). Lillian went back to Virginia to be with her after the […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Monday) – I feel like this is one of my blue days as the children (Alfred Oscar, Jr., Lillian and Charles Gilbert Lunt) have been so full of mischief. They first started in by making mud pies, then they turned the tap on full force and ran and jumped in the water. I brought […]

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History: David William Rowley

In February of 1956 Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) came to see us and told us they were prepared to go to the temple and be sealed for time and all eternity. Don had joined the church shortly after they were married and I (David William Rowley) baptized him. While they […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Sunday) – I took Alfred (Alfred Oscar Lunt, Jr.) and Lillian (Lillian Lunt) to Sunday School. We had dinner over to Mother (Caroline Webb). In the afternoon I took Alfred to meeting, he slept most of the time. Evening, mother came over for a little while. Lillian Slept with me.

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