This Day In Our Family History

1881 Henry Melvin Sperry was born in the covenant in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to Charles Henry Sperry, age 30, and Caroline Webb, age 29. He was the 6th of 11 children, and the 3rd of 3 sons, born to the couple. *Family Search shows that he was sealed, by proxy, to his parents […]

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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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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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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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MARJORIE (Marjorie Ann Rowley) — You were such a sweet little girl and we were so proud of you and loved you so much. You were such a good little mother to the younger ones. I remember when you saved Hugh’s (Hugh Alcorn Rowley) life when he fell off the footbridge into the drain ditch. […]

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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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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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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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