This Day In Our Family History

1880 Charles Sperry, age 51, and Elina Margareth Torkelson, age 42, were married in Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States Charles Sperry, age 51, and Cordelia Carlyle, about 50 years old, were sealed for time and eternity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Saint George Utah Temple, which is located at […]

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History: David William Rowley

From ALL of your children  (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh alcorn, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn Rowley)… Children do not realize How deep a father’s love, how wise — They do not fully understand The strength that’s in his guiding hand. And yet he’s always held above […]

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History: David William Rowley

A TRIBUTE TO A LOVING HUSBAND AND FATHER!!! When one has the opportunity to prepare a history such as this one for publication it becomes their privilege to include things that should be said but perhaps have not been. At this time , representing David William Rowley’s children (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph […]

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History: David William Rowley

TO ALL MY CHILDREN (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Grant, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn) — The raising of you children was a wonderful experience from babies to growing up and having families of your own. It has been an experience I will always remember with love […]

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GRANT (Grant Alcorn Rowley) — He was our last and he finished out our family just right. This little blond, blue eyed boy fit into our arms and our hearts in a way that helped to ease the hurt of losing our Sharon (Sharon Lee Rowley). His oldest brother, David (David Alcorn Rowley), was especially […]

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HUGH (Hugh Alcorn Rowley) — He had such a sweet smile and was easy to care for. He was a cute little redhead from the time of his birth. He had a very agreeable and sometimes humorous disposition. When he was just a little boy he would tell funny jokes that brought attention to himself […]

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DAVID (David Alcorn Rowley) — I can remember that David was a cute little baby, too, as we took him and Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) to church. He was so full of life, even from the first. Someone told me when David was small that if I could channel that energy of his into the […]

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LILLIAN (Lillian Alcorn) — She was a fine woman in so many ways. She was an excellent cook and used to fix us such good meals. She could keep a good house, too. She had a gift for sewing and could make clothes look really well. One winter she made nice shirts for all the […]

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History: David William Rowley

POSTSCRIPT: I feel that I have passed over and failed to say some things I should have said. I want to pay a tribute to my first wife Lillian (Lillian Alcorn), the mother of my children (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Alcorn, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn […]

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Wednesday was the day Grant (Grant Alcorn Rowley) took off and he and Richard (Richard K. Rowley), Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) and I spent the whole day together. We toured the whole island of Oahu and he showed us so many things. I will tell about a few. First, we went to Pearl Harbor and […]

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