History: David William Rowley

Lillian’s (Lillian Alcorn) funeral was in the Bountiful 3rd Ward chapel and was conducted by our Bishop Norman E. Bowen. The main speaker was Lowell Thomson from Provo who was a very dear friend of ours from Eureka, California. He gave a very fine talk and told about the family and gave some very good […]

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Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and her family had returned to the United States in December 1959 and we were hoping they would be with us for the holidays, especially Christmas but they couldn’t make it. Lillian (Lillian Alcorn) worked very hard preparing for Christmas and cooking the dinner. The Christmas gathering was at our place […]

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History: David William Rowley

I (David William Rowley) was still in construction work but with the fall my job ran out. Dwain’s (Dwain Eugene Judkins) father (Leonard Newell Judkins) offered me a job working for him in Orem, Utah. Sometimes Lillian (Lillian Alcorn) and the boys (Hugh Alcorn and Grant Alcorn Rowley) came down on weekends and sometimes I […]

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With the beginning of a new year, 1957, came the news that Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) had given birth to another baby girl who was born 30 December 1956. They named her Lillian Lorraine after her two grandmothers (Lillian Alcorn and Coral Lorraine Bolton). Lillian went back to Virginia to be with her after the […]

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History: David William Rowley

In February of 1956 Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) came to see us and told us they were prepared to go to the temple and be sealed for time and all eternity. Don had joined the church shortly after they were married and I (David William Rowley) baptized him. While they […]

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In the fall of 1954 Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) came back from Germany. She was expecting another baby soon, so she and the two girls stayed with us while Don went on to his duty station. On 7 November 1954, she gave birth to a baby boy, they were very […]

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