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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In March we went on a sad journey to Utah because Erma Rowley (Erma Thornton), my brother’s (Hugh Francis Rowley) wife, died 24 March 1977 in Richfield. There were a lot of relatives there and it was good to see them again. The service was very nice and we stayed for a while to visit […]

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History: David William Rowley

We had to wait in Sue Saint Marie for quite a while before we could take the bus back to the United States. They had some interesting ship locks there. We also noticed that everyone was smoking, even the children and the grandmothers. This smoking business in the bus depots and buses was the worst […]

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The first week in August, Clayton (Clayton Alcorn Rowley), Jana (Janevie Clegg) and their children (Bruce Charles, Burt William, Charrielynn and Michael Lyn Rowley) and Doug (Douglas Alcorn Rowley) and Vonna (Vonna Ensign) and their children (William Douglas, Scott Calvin, Pamela and Rozanne Rowley) came up to see us. Jana’s sister came along, too. We […]

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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

Right after we moved there we saw a big flock of pelicans fly over. That evening we went down to the Payette River and there they were swimming and they looked so regal and beautiful. They flew away and swam in perfect formation. Most springs there would be big flocks of geese come there and […]

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Where we lived we could see the whole circle of mountains around Provo. That was one of the things we liked about being there. This is how I (David William Rowley) have tried to describe it. The scenery surrounding Provo was grand. The lake to the west was beautiful and especially at sundown when the […]

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History: David William Rowley

SOME EXPERIENCES WITH BEAVERS Ted Thaxton and I (David William Rowley) had been very good friends for some time, and he and his wife invited us to go up to their cabin in the mountains above Mirror Lake one weekend. They had a comfortable cabin in a beautiful area. There was a small stream nearby […]

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About this time Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) came by on their way from California to Georgia. They were anxious to meet my new wife. I (David William Rowley) could see right away that Grace and Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) like each other. It was good to see the children (Cheryl […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1904 (Sunday) – Della (Emma Della Sperry) kept the baby (Charles Gilbert Lunt) and I took the other two (Alfred Oscar, Jr. and Lillian Lunt) to Sunday School. I visited the kindergarten class. We had dinner up to Mother’s (Caroline Webb). In the afternoon I went up to the home of Alf and Latty Orme’s, […]

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