John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger


Lehi Galloway, son of the late Harriet Ann Rowley and Curtis Galloway of Shelley, Idaho passed away of a heart ailment Sept. 4, 1957  while on the job at Brigham City. He was employed with Waterfall Construction Company at the time.

There was a meeting of relatives and friends at the Colonial Mortuary, 2128 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah the Sunday evening following where many met and renewed acquaintances and expressed their condolence to the bereaved family.

The funeral took place Monday morning at 10:00 o’clock and the body was taken to Shelly, Idaho where it was interred with a short grave side ceremony. Some of the people went on to Shelley and attended the burial.


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Report sent in by Myrtle Dearden Jennings

Dearden Alma Jennings is in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on a mission from Ogden 18th Ward, Weber Stake. He writes he is enjoying his labors very much.

Melvin Warner and family have moved to 10066 Vena Street, Pacoma, Cal., from Deseret, Utah. He will work with General Motors Co. there in California.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Warner of Deseret had a new son bless their home in the spring. This makes three children for them.

Mr. and Mrs. Arlin J. Barnes and family made a trip to California to visit Mrs. Barbara J. Barnes cousin and family Mr. and Mrs. Garth (Naoma Warner) Braithwaite.

Mr. & Mrs. Claude (Angie) Warner have had their grandchildren visiting them in Orem, Utah where they have recently moved to with son Howard, from Delta, Utah.

Mr. & Mrs. Cecil Warner moved to Pacoma Cal. visiting with their son Melvin, and his family. They also have another son, Jay living in Salt Lake City.

Mr. & Mrs. Vivian Dearden have been in Salt Lake where Mrs. Dearden has been in the hospital under observation for ten days. She is now out and about again.

Mr. & Mrs. Lee Dearden made a rush trip to Salt Lake last weekend from Garrison, where the three Dearden brothers and their families live.

These are the living children of Thomas and Elizabeth Rowley Dearden ?? Thomas James, Myrtle D. Jennings, Fern D. Warner, Henry Vivian, Lee Dearden and Angie D. Warner.

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Mr. & Mrs. Don (LaRue) Langton announce the birth of a fine baby girl. LaRue is the daughter of Edwin Rowley and a granddaughter of Lucy Golding Rowley and John T. Rowley, Jr.

Raymond and Marilyn  Jaeger announced the birth of a fine baby boy which they had named Raymond Scott Jaeger. Marilyn is the daughter of Loren Rowley a descendent of John Thompson Rowley and Jane Paul.

Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Taylor announce the birth of a baby boy. The mother, Maurine, is the daughter of Howard Rowley, a descendant of John t. Rowley through John T. Rowley, Jr., and Lucy Golding.

Kay Greene Rowley, wife of Lawrence Rowley, recently returned from Alaska to her home on Montana, awaiting the arrival of a baby. Lawrence is expected to rejoin his wife upon his release from the armed forces, around December. Lawrence is the son of Francis Rowley, a descendant of John T. Rowley, through Hugh Thompson Rowley and Grace Davis.

Francis Rowley has moved from Great Falls, Montana, to Kalispell, where he is running the Shasta Motel. His son Miland and wife, Willie, are living with them at the present time.

Wanda Rowley became Mrs. Mas Pearson in the Salt Lake Temple on Monday June 24, 1957. The rites were performed by Brother Hawks and were very impressing. Wanda is a daughter of Walter I. Rowley and Lois Chapman.

Ralph Rowley claimed Miss Aleene Sumsion as his bride in the Salt Lake Temple on August 21, 1957. Ralph is the son of David Wm. Rowley and Lillian Alcorn Rowley.

Clark Harris and Darlene Huff Day are the proud parents of a baby girl, born August 10, at the Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah. The baby will be named Valynn. Clarke recently graduated from B.Y.U. majoring in Mathematics, and minoring in Chemistry. Clark is a son of Luke Day, descendant of John T. Rowley and Jane Paul.

Jerry and Mary Lambertson Bradley are happy to announce the arrival of a baby girl born August 4, 1957 weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. She will be known as Joni. Mary is the daughter of Otto Lambertson and Lillian Day Lambertson, descendants of John T. Rowley and Jane Paul.

Bob and Grace Lambertson are visiting in Aurora with his parents and are planning to leave about August 26. They are from California.

Mr. & Mrs. Otto Lambertson (Lillian Day) are proud grandparents again. Their son Arthur and Iris Ireta Lyman Lambertson, greeted a baby daughter Sept. 8, 1957. They named her Dee Ann Lambertson. This makes them three children, two boys and one girl. They are descendants of John T. Rowley and Jane Paul.

Luke and Marjorie Day and Basil and Eldra Day Moulton have just returned from an enjoyable trip to Denver, Colo. where they visited with a brother to Luke and Eldra, Arthur Nicholas Day and wife May Crawford Day. The Moulton’s also enjoyed a trip to Yellowstone Park with their son and family, A. La Vere and Eiko Moulton. Eldra and Luke are children of Elizabeth Jane Rowley Day.

Broze and Beth Johnson Hutchinson are now settled in the lovely new home they built in north Provo. Beth is a daughter of Verda Day Johnson and a granddaughter of Elizabeth Jane Rowley Day.

Angus and Fern Day Stewart are home after enjoying a trip to Denver to see Ferns brother and wife, Arthur Nicholas and May Crawford Day. Fern is a daughter of Elizabeth Jane Day Rowley

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Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald V. Johnson in Luverne, North Dakota, a daughter Christine Margaret Johnson, born February 24, 1957, great, great granddaughter of Moroni Thompson Rowley, great, great granddaughter of Clara Rowley O’Toole.

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Luella Downard,      352 East 2nd South
Price, Utah

Mrs. Clarence (Madeline) Wade,
Fillmore, Utah

Mrs. Olive Jones,    10 West 2nd North
Salt Lake City, Utah

Clara O’Toole,         1467 McArthur Boulevard
Oakland 2, California

Luke Day,                 973 South 5th East
Springville, Utah

Lena Bushnell,        Fillmore, Utah

Please get in touch with some of the staff whenever you have information –biographies, sketches, etc., – that will help complete our family histories.

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Mr. & Mrs. Lorin Wilcox
Helena, California

Rebecca Galloway Scott
Arcadia, California

The following have made contributions to the family organization in the amount of $2.00 or more:

Luke Day, Springville, Utah
Mrs. John O’Tolle, Oakland 2, California
Freeman Rowley, Fillmore, Utah
Bernetta Muir, Fillmore, Utah
Chester R. Lyman, Duchesne, Utah
Vivian Wade, Fillmore, Utah
Ray Rowley, Fillmore, Utah
Jennie Davis, Provo, Utah
Verda Day Hotchkiss, Arizona
George Rowley, Fillmore, Utah
Loren Rowley, Deseret, Utah
Verda Murphy, Chinook, Montana
Tom Nielson, Fillmore, Utah
John Van Rowley, Salt Lake City, Utah
Melvin Rowley, Fillmore, Utah
Miss Eva Hill, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Walter Rowley, Eureka, California
Emily R. Wade, Fillmore, Utah
Elma Wade, Fillmore, Utah
Eva Warner, Fillmore, Utah
Lorenzo Day Rowley, Arizona
Arthur Rowley Jones, Cedar City, Utah

These contributions have been made since the last edition if the bulletin. We acknowledge their remittance and heartily thank them for it. The dues for the Family Organization are $2.00 per year per family. It is requested that all contributions, subscriptions or money of any kind be sent to our new secretary, Max Lambertson, whose address is above.

It is requested that all news items be mailed to Mrs. Marjorie Judkins, 1684 South ???? Street Orem, Utah. Our deadline date is October 10th, please respond!!

It has become necessary to raise the subscription rate on our paper. This was discussed and voted upon at the last reunion. Since the old rate would not cover all expenses, the new rate will necessity be $2.00 per year. ?? Please send all subscriptions to our new secretary, Max Lambertson, 164 Lucy Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah.

All members, upon payment of dues, must fill out a family group record sheet of their family as part of the requirements for membership. It will help us to identify and to make a more perfect family organization record.

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President:                David W. Rowley
898 North 4th East
Bountiful, Utah

1st Vice President:   Luke Day
973 South 5th East
Springville, Utah

2nd Vice President:  William R. Jones
10 West 2nd North
Salt Lake City, Utah

3rd Vice President:  Vivian Wade
Fillmore, Utah

Secretary:                Max Phil Lambertson
164 Lucy Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah

Note this change in our Presidency: Mrs. Vernell Humphries of Salt Lake City, who has been our secretary since the family was organized, has asked for her release because of the heavy amount of other work she has to do. We wish to thank Vernell and her family for the splendid work they have done, and in the many ways they have helped the organization to function. We wish them the best of luck, and mat the Lord’s choicest blessings be with them always.