History: David William Rowley

Emerson Adis, David William’s brother, died at the age of 70 in Humboldt, California. David William was 76 at the time.  David William’s brother, Hugh Francis died at the age of 81 in Richfield, Utah when David William was 79 years old. On 4 April 1984, when David William was 80, his son, Douglas Alcorn […]

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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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ESTELLA (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) — She has been my comfort, counselor and confidante. As she always says — she has worked at trying to build up my ego. We all need to have a sense of our own worth or we can’t be happy. She likes to sing, too. She used to sing solos at […]

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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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The flight back was uneventful as a lot of it was in the dark. We were disgusted with the middle aged women next to us when they got drunk as could be and still stand up. We were very grateful that George (George Redd) and Geneal (Geneal Rose Johnson) had driven the 50 miles to […]

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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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They were so proud of their new little Annaleesa (Annaleesa Rowley), their little Korean daughter. We loved and cuddled her too. Linda (Linda Roskelley) fixed some good meals for us and they insisted on us using their bedrooms. We enjoyed watching the surf from the living room window and it was just a small walk […]

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Of course our first important business for the year 1979 was getting ready for our trip to Hawaii. After exchanging letters and calls with Grant (Grant Alcorn Rowley) we were all set. Since we had to buy a ticket to Los Angeles before we could fly over, we decided to get the most for our […]

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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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