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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We went to Richfield with Bert (Bert Lund Murphy) and Verda (Verda May Rowley) and Walter (Walter Ilith Rowley) and Lois (Lois Evelyn Chapman) and saw Francis (Hugh Francis Rowley) and Erma (Erma Thornton) in the little house they had bought there. We could see that Opal (Opal Maxine Rowley)  was so glad to have […]

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History: David William Rowley

In the early part of August we went on a three day trip to Idaho Falls to attend the temple. We went with some friends from New Plymouth. We stayed in a cheap hotel to save money and we hadn’t been sleeping well. I always took Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) to the prayer circle in […]

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History: David William Rowley

We had to wait in Sue Saint Marie for quite a while before we could take the bus back to the United States. They had some interesting ship locks there. We also noticed that everyone was smoking, even the children and the grandmothers. This smoking business in the bus depots and buses was the worst […]

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Ralph (Ralph Alcorn Rowley) had been wanting us to come to Montana to see them so we decided to go up for Christmas. Since Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) had enjoyed riding on the train in the past we decided to go that way. I (David William Rowley) had been working really hard and we were […]

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We went with Francis (Hugh Francis Rowley) and Erma (Erma Thornton) to Kalispell and enjoyed the beautiful country very much. Then over the highline road which Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) said seemed like the top of the world. We saw some big mountain sheep, then on to Havre. Verda (Verda May Rowley) went over to […]

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History: David William Rowley

We stayed at the Driftwood Motel that night. The next day I (David William Rowley) took Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) to meet some of my old friends and then we went out to the home of a cousin of mother’s, Sara Jane Killian (Sarah Jane Coles). I had known her when I was young. She […]

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History: David William Rowley

All things are so much different than they were in my (David William Rowley) generations when we grew up. Now I don’t suppose there would be many of the young people who would know how to handle horses. One of the first things to know is that one should always work on the left side […]

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Husband of Maternal Great-Great-Aunt: Bert Lund Murphy – 437 Bert Lund 437 = Verda May 88 + Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1 Maternal Great-Great-Aunt: Verda May Rowley – 88 Verda May 88 + Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – […]

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