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This Day In Our Family History; April 9, 2017

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  • Elizabeth Martin – 258
  • John Martin Pitt – 109
  • Matthew Pitt – 257
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Darliston, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 9, 2018

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  • John Edgar Lunt – 45
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Caroline Webb – 47

This Day In Our Family History; April 9, 2018

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  • Abigail Bishop – 945
  • Mary Curnock – 299
  • Elizabeth Martin – 258
  • Elizabeth Olpin – 306
  • Samuel Olpin – 298
  • John Martin Pitt – 109
  • Matthew Pitt – 257
  • Aaron Sperry – 944
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Darliston, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 10, 2017

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  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; April 10, 2017

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  • Madera, Madera, California, United States
  • Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Sunset, Davis, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 10, 2018

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  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Caroline Webb – 47

This Day In Our Family History; April 10, 2018

Changed Jesse Verl Alcorn Perry to Jesse Verl Alcorn

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  • Jesse Verl Alcorn – 99
  • Harriet Gibbons – 68
  • Rhoda Ann Webb – 138
  • Madera, Madera, California, United States
  • Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Sunset, Davis, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History; April 11, 2017

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  • Elizabeth Phipps Brand – 153
  • Ann Elizabeth Harper – 157
  • Benjamin Harper – 153
  • Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Heber, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • 1984

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  • 1884

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 11, 2018

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  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; April 11, 2018

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  • Joseph Lorenzo Alcorn – 96
  • Melva Alcorn – 98
  • Coral Lorraine Bolton – 28
  • Abraham Brand – 320
  • Elizabeth Phipps Brand – 154
  • William Phipps Brand – 330
  • Ann Elizabeth Harper – 157
  • Benjamin Harper – 153
  • Ann Phipps – 321
  • Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Contra Costra County, California, United States
  • PORTL – Portland Oregon Temple; Lake Oswego, Clackamas, Oregon, United States
  • Baptized On This Day

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 12, 2017

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  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133

This Day In Our Family History; April 12, 2017

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  • Ralph Alcorn Rowley – 34
  • Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States
  • Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 12, 2018

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Sarah Elizabeth Sperry – 120
  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133

This Day In Our Family History; April 12, 2018

Changed birth information for Logan Christopher Breck to Happy Birthday

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  • Elizabeth Ann Lunt – 42
  • George William Lunt – 44
  • Ralph Alcorn Rowley – 34
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Melinda Sperry – 509
  • Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States
  • Buried On This Day
  • Happy Birthday!

This Day In Our Family History; April 13, 2017

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  • Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 13, 2018

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  • Charles Sperry – 117
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; April 13, 2018

Changed death information for Rhoda Ann Webb to burial information

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  • Phebe Collett – 499
  • Ann Perry – 265
  • William Perry – 498
  • Rhoda Ann Webb – 138
  • Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Buried On This Day
  • Sealed To Spouse On This Day

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  • Died On This Day

This Day In Our Family History; April 14, 2017

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  • Lillian Alcorn – 31
  • David William Rowley – 30
  • Ralph Alcorn Rowley – 34
  • Harlem, Blaine, Montana, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 14, 2018

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Charles Alonzo Sperry – 48
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; April 14, 2018

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  • Lillian Alcorn – 31
  • Darlene Lunt Holman – 1645
  • George Thornton Holman – 1644
  • Eva Ruth Lunt – 20
  • David William Rowley – 30
  • Ralph Alcorn Rowley – 34
  • Moses Sperry – 508
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Lake View, Utah, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 15, 2017

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  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; April 15, 2017

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  • Clark Alcorn – 91
  • Harriet Ann Weaver – 92
  • Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; April 15, 2018

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; April 15, 2018

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  • Clark Alcorn – 91
  • Elizabeth Lamont Sperry – 278
  • Harriet Ann Weaver – 92
  • England, United Kingdom
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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This Day In Our Family History

1726

Dorothy Sperry died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

1788

James Bishop died

1872

Moses Sperry died

1921

Ila Johnson was born in Lake View, Utah, Utah, United States to William Jennings Bryant Johnson and Henriett Grace

1933

Ralph Alcorn Rowley was born, in the covenant, in Harlem, Blaine, Montana, United States to David William Rowley and Lillian Alcorn, both 29 years old. He was the 4th of 9 children, and the 3rd of 6 sons, born to the couple

Darlene Lunt Holman was born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States to George Thornton Holman and Eva Ruth Lunt. She was the 1st of 2 children, and the 1st of 2 daughters born to the couple

1943

Moses Blakesley and Sarah Benton were sealed for time and eternity

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger

Reported by Walter I. Rowley

Lois Chapman Rowley, wife of this reporter is now cook and manager at the South Bay School, with promising chances for further advancement, they live in Eureka, California.

This reporter, Walter I. Rowley, is now serving in the Redwood District High Council, of the Northern California Mission. He was also recently assigned by Mission President Love, as first counselor of a unit of Seventys.

Clayton Alcorn Rowley returned home from the Northern California Mission, June 13, 1958. Clayton is the son of David Wm. Rowley and Lillian Alcorn. Clayton made his mission report in the Temple View Stake Conference in Salt Lake on June 29, 1958, the stake from which he left for his mission in June 1856. He made his report to the Ward from which he left, on July 20, 1958.

We are proud to announce the arrival of a fine baby boy born to Max and Wanda Rowley Pearson. He was born in Eureka, California on June 12, 1958, and weighed 9 lbs. he was named Leleand Jay. Wanda is the daughter of Walter I. Rowley and Lois Chapman.

Robert and Opal Rowley Cutler have moved from Shelby, Montana, and now live in Tremonton, Utah. Opal is the daughter of Francis H. Rowley. Robert is working for the Minneapolis Moline Co, as a parts man.

Keith Rowley, grandson of John T. Rowley and Lucy Golding is serving on a mission for the L.D.S. Church at Church Rock, New Mexico. He is doing a wonderful work among the Lamanites there. Keep up the good work, Keith.

Sheldon Murphy, son of Bert Lund and Verda Rowley Murphy, just returned from an L.D.S. Mission in Brazil where he was counselor to the Mission President. On August 29, 1958, Sheldon took to wed, Miss Norma LeWynn Potter, in the Idaho Falls Temple.

Reed Ashby Wade, son of Vivian Wade is enjoying missionary labors in Grand Island, Nebraska, which is the Western States Mission. He entered the Mission Home in Salt Lake on April 14, 1958, and departed April 21. He belongs to the Fillmore Third Ward.

This Day In Our Family History

1726

Dorothy Sperry died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

1788

James Bishop died

1872

Moses Sperry died

1921

Ila Johnson was born in Lakeview, Utah, United States to William Jennings Bryant Johnson and Henriett Grace

1933

Ralph Alcorn Rowley was born in Harlem, Blaine, Montana, United States to David William Rowley and Lillian Alcorn

Darlene Lunt Holman was born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States to George Thornton Holman and Eva Ruth Lunt

1943

Moses Blakesley and Sarah Benton were sealed for time and eternity

Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1897 (Wednesday) – Uncle Jim Black (James Robert Black) and Oscar Lunt (Alfred Oscar Lunt) came down to the farm. Oscar came to take Lon (Charles Alonzo Sperry) and Uncle Jim up in the hills.

Ralph Alcorn Rowley Obituary

Ralph Alcorn Rowley Obituary
1933 ~ 2015
Ralph Alcorn Rowley died on December 8, 2015 in Provo, Utah, where he had been suffering a lengthy illness. He will be remembered for his family, academic and military achievements and as the Director for Independent Study at Brigham Young University. His firm testimony, congenial personality, dedicated work ethic and allegiance to the United States for which he risked his life for freedom to this nation and other freedom loving countries.
Ralph was born April 14, 1933, in Harlem, Blaine County, Montana, to Lillian Alcorn and David William Rowley. As a child he worked on the family farm of sugar beets and grain and attended schools in Montana until the family moved to Gridley, California where he graduated from Gridley High School in 1950. He attended Brigham Young University and then served a mission to the East Central States for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1953-1955. After his mission he returned to BYU, and completed his Bachelors of Science degree. During his military career he attended the University of New Mexico, earning the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in history.
His Air Force years began at BYU, as a Wing Commander and after graduating from college served in the United States Airforce for 21 years, a career that took him and his family to many places in the world. Because he was on the crew of B-52’s during the Vietnam War and because of his history degrees he spent six years researching the Vietnam War records at the Pentagon and wrote the history that now is in the Library of Congress along with many of his other writings. He and his family were transferred to Germany from 1975 to 1979, where he negotiated treaties in Spain and Germany for NATO forces, then returned to live in Utah.
Following his military career of 21 years, Lt. Colonel Rowley retired and went to work in private business for a short time. In 1980, he was hired by BYU Continuing Education where he worked until he retired.
During his life he served in many callings in the church including being a teacher, a bishop, a high councilman, an MTC Branch President, served a mission to Nauvoo, then taught Visitor’s Center missionaries at the MTC followed by being a Multi-Stake Church Service Missionary coordinator in the Provo area.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Elaine, his two daughters, Kristine (Adrian) Carbine and Janiel (Bruce) Miller, his sons, Kurtis (Paula) Rowley, Lynn (Mark) Andersen and step-sons, Rex, Reed, Kevan, Keith and Quinn Haddock, and also 45 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. His daughter, Lorrain (Kelvin) Nilsen died in May of this year.
Funeral Services will be Monday December 21, with a viewing at 12 p.m., just before the funeral at 1 p.m. at the Rock Canyon Ward, 3050 Mojave Lane, Provo, under the direction of Bishop Lin Sherman. Interment will be at the City of Orem Cemetery, 1520 North 800 East, Orem, Utah under the direction of Walker Sanderson Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.walkersanderson.com

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