History: David William Rowley

In March we went on a sad journey to Utah because Erma Rowley (Erma Thornton), my brother’s (Hugh Francis Rowley) wife, died 24 March 1977 in Richfield. There were a lot of relatives there and it was good to see them again. The service was very nice and we stayed for a while to visit […]

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The first week in August, Clayton (Clayton Alcorn Rowley), Jana (Janevie Clegg) and their children (Bruce Charles, Burt William, Charrielynn and Michael Lyn Rowley) and Doug (Douglas Alcorn Rowley) and Vonna (Vonna Ensign) and their children (William Douglas, Scott Calvin, Pamela and Rozanne Rowley) came up to see us. Jana’s sister came along, too. We […]

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Judging by their actions my children (Grace Harriet, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Alcorn and Grant Alcorn) didn’t seem to believe we were really going to move. But that Saturday, Clayton and Doug came down and helped to load the big U-Haul and Jana (Janevie Clegg) and Vonna (Vonna Ensign) packed […]

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History: David William Rowley

We decided to go to Idaho for Mother’s day that year. It was the first time I (David William Rowley) had been in New Plymouth and I was quite impressed with the little town and with Treasure Valley. Virginia (Virginia Fern Johnson) wanted us to sleep in her bedroom, but we ate most of our […]

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History: David William Rowley

This year of 1966 started off with a bang. On 23 January 1966 Clayton (Clayton Alcorn Rowley) and Jana (Janevie Clegg) added a little girl to their family. Charrielynn was the name she was given and she brightened that home considerably. Then in March, Marge (Marjorie Ann Judkins) and Dwain (Dwain Eugene Judkins) added another […]

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History: David William Rowley

On our first anniversary we had been in Salt Lake and I (David William Rowley) had planned to take my wife (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) out to dinner, but when we got home we found Leonard (Lenard Clark Alcorn), Lillian’s (Lillian Alcorn) brother, had dropped in for a visit. Oh yes, the first year we were […]

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History: David William Rowley

Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and the children (Cheryl Jeanette, Donna Diane, Ronald Steven and Lillian Lorraine Smith) were with me through 1961. Sometimes I took Grace places with me and sometimes we were mistaken for brother and sister instead of father and daughter. My own dear sister, Verda (Verda May Rowley), came to visit from […]

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This Day In Our Family History

1879 Harriet Rosabell Harper was born in the covenant in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States to Charles Benjamin Harper, age 31, and Harriet Gibbons, age 28. She was the 4th of 9 children, and the 2nd of 5 daughters, born to the couple 1880 Benjamin Hezekiah Smith was born in Pleasant Hill, Cass, Missouri, […]

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