History: David William Rowley

Our dear sweet Verda (Verda May Rowley) was laid to rest on the 12th of June 1978 in Spanish Fork, Utah. The service was very good and everything went well. Verda and I had always been special to each other and I miss her so much. I console myself that at my age, it won’t […]

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History: David William Rowley

We went through Utah and stopped briefly with Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley), then on through Wyoming and into South Dakota where we saw the Mount Rushmore figures of our four presidents carved in stone. It was spectacular and I would recommend it to all of my family. We were three days and nights on the […]

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History: David William Rowley

Before we came home we went over to Eureka to see Emerson (Emerson Adis Rowley) and Walter (Walter Illith Rowley) and their wives (Sarah Marie Alderson and Lois Evelyn Chapman – respectively). We were treated royally there and really enjoyed our visit with them. It was almost the middle of December when we started home […]

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History: David William Rowley

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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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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