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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RALPH (Ralph Alcorn Rowley) — He was a pretty little red-headed boy, our third son and the third one of a good team. I can still see those three little guys playing together or just sitting with their heads together. Later they were a cooperative team, in helping us to live the gospel. One thing […]

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DOUGLAS (Douglas Alcorn Rowley) — He seemed to be a favorite with his mother (Lillian Alcorn), maybe because he had those beautiful golden curls. She wanted to name him Golden and was quite put out with me when I gave him another name at the time I blessed him. I am sure she came to […]

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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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They took us out to see the temple site. The temple was almost finished on the outside and we were sure glad we saw it. They took us to several places, including the Smithsonian Institute buildings. We fell in love with them. The ones we saw were filled with such indescribably wonderful things. We would […]

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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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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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