Genevieve DEITER

Female 1915 - 1984  (69 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Genevieve DEITER was born 22 Sep 1915, Nebraska (daughter of Clyde DEITER and Agnes S. DONOVAN); died Oct 1984, Kenosha, Wisconsin.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1920, living with parents in Marion, Franklin Co., Nebraska
    • Census: 1930, living with parents in Cooper, Gentry Co., Missouri

    Genevieve married Leo OZANICK [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Clyde DEITER was born 15 Sep 1887; died Aug 1972, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1920, Living in Marion, Franklin County, Nebraska
    • Occupation: 1920; Farmer
    • Census: 1930, Living in Cooper, Gentry County, Missouri
    • Occupation: 1930; Farmer

    Clyde married Agnes S. DONOVAN 1912. Agnes (daughter of Michael DONOVAN and Sarah ROWELLS) was born 04 Jul 1886, Pawnee City, Nebraska; died 15 May 1964, Stanberry, Missouri; was buried 18 May 1964, Mt. Calvary Cem., Stanaberry, MO. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Agnes S. DONOVAN was born 04 Jul 1886, Pawnee City, Nebraska (daughter of Michael DONOVAN and Sarah ROWELLS); died 15 May 1964, Stanberry, Missouri; was buried 18 May 1964, Mt. Calvary Cem., Stanaberry, MO.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: Abt 1886, Kansas
    • Census: 1895, living with parents in Sumner, Phillips Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1900, living with parents in Sumner, Phillips Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1905, living with parents in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1910, living with parents in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Occupation: 1910; Teacher
    • Census: 1920, living with husband in Marion, Franklin Co., Nebraska
    • Census: 1930, Living with husband in Cooper, Gentry Co., Missouri

    Children:
    1. Yvonne DEITER was born 1921, Nebraska; died 1979.
    2. 1. Genevieve DEITER was born 22 Sep 1915, Nebraska; died Oct 1984, Kenosha, Wisconsin.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Michael DONOVAN was born 31 Oct 1840, (Prob.)Dunmanwy, Co. Cork, Ireland (son of Rickard DONOVAN and Ellen MURPHY); died 08 Jul 1915, Norton, Norton County, Kansas.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: 1867
    • Census: 1880, Living in Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    • Occupation: 1880; Farmer
    • Census: 1895, Living in Sumner, Phillips Co. Kansas
    • Census: 1900, Living in Sumner, Phillips Co. Kansas
    • Occupation: 1900; Farmer
    • Census: 1905, Living in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1910, Living in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Occupation: 1910; Farmer
    • Census: 1915, Living in Center, Norton Co., Kansas

    Notes:

    Obituary ("Descendants of George Rowles" by Ann Lamb) (sent by Rena Donovan)

    "Michael Donovan was born in Cork County, Ireland, October 31, 1840 and died at his home in Norton, Kansas, Jul 8, 1915.
    While still a young man he emigrated to America, settling at Waupun, Wisconsin. On March 30, 1869, he was married to Sarah Rowles. To this union were born ten children, six of whom survive to mourn his death. Shortly after marriage they moved to Pawnee City, Nebraska, and through many of the hardships and privations incident to pioneer life. In 1887 they moved to Phillips County, Kansas, and later in 1902 moved to Norton, where they have since made their home.
    He was communicant of the Catholic Church and had an abiding faith tath all would be wlel in the future life. Norton Daily Telegram.
    The deceased was father of Frank Donovan who lives 10 miles south of Naponee."

    Michael married Sarah ROWELLS 29 Apr 1869, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Sarah (daughter of Luke ROWLES and Margaret O'BRIEN) was born 13 Feb 1852, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York; died 19 Jan 1939, Norton, Norton County, Kansas; was buried 22 Jan 1939, Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton County, Kansas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Sarah ROWELLS was born 13 Feb 1852, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York (daughter of Luke ROWLES and Margaret O'BRIEN); died 19 Jan 1939, Norton, Norton County, Kansas; was buried 22 Jan 1939, Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton County, Kansas.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1860, living with parents in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin
    • Census: 1880, Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin
    • Census: 1895, Living with husband in Sumner, Phillips Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1900, Living with husband in Sumner, Phillips Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1905, Living with husband in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1910, Living with husband in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1915, Living with husband in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Census: 1920, Living in Center, Norton Co., Kansas
    • Fact: 1920, Listed as widow
    • Census: 1930, Living in Center, Norton Co., Kansas

    Notes:

    From "Descendants of George Rowles" by Ann Moloney Lamb
    Obituary: "Dies in Kansas"
    "Mrs. Ellen Donovan received word Thursday of the deathof a sister, Mrs. Sara Donovan, which occurred early that morning at her home in Norton, Kansas.
    Sara Rowells was born Feb. 13, 1852. in New York state, and came to Waupun with her parents and a brother, George, when a child. She resided here until about 69 years ago, when she was married to Michael Donovan, now deceased, and moved to Kansas. She is survived by two sons and two daughters of Norton and one daughter of Stansberry, MO. Surviving also is a brother R.E. Rowells of Clovis, MN; a sister Mrs. Whit Lancaster of London, Ontario, Canada; and Mrs. Donovan of Waupun.
    Burial will be on Saturday morning at Norton." Unnamed 1939 newspaper clipping: source - Lawrence P. Rowells of Chicago.

    Children:
    1. Rickard Francis DONOVAN was born 17 Nov 1871, Pawnee City, Nebraska; died 01 Aug 1924, Cambridge, Furnas County, Nebraska.
    2. William Luke DONOVAN was born 17 Nov 1878, Pawnee City, Nebraska; died 25 Mar 1895; was buried 25 Mar 1895, West Cedar Cem., Plum Twp., Dubois, Kansas.
    3. George R. DONOVAN was born Aug 1881, Nebraska; died 25 Sep 1900; was buried 25 Sep 1900, West Cedar Cem., Plum Twp., Dubois, Kansas.
    4. John Michael DONOVAN was born 28 Mar 1888, Phillips, Kansas; died 30 Oct 1968, Norton, Kansas.
    5. 3. Agnes S. DONOVAN was born 04 Jul 1886, Pawnee City, Nebraska; died 15 May 1964, Stanberry, Missouri; was buried 18 May 1964, Mt. Calvary Cem., Stanaberry, MO.
    6. Leo Harrison DONOVAN was born 12 Aug 1890, Phillips, Kansas; died 14 Sep 1969, Norton, Kansas; was buried 17 Sep 1969, Norton Cemetery,Norton, Kansas.
    7. Edith DONOVAN was born 12 Feb 1893, Kansas; died 13 Dec 1977, Norton, Kansas.
    8. Mary A. DONOVAN was born 18 Apr 1875, Pawnee City, Nebraska; died Jun 1956, Norton, Norton County, Kansas.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Rickard DONOVAN

    Rickard — Ellen MURPHY. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Ellen MURPHY
    Children:
    1. 6. Michael DONOVAN was born 31 Oct 1840, (Prob.)Dunmanwy, Co. Cork, Ireland; died 08 Jul 1915, Norton, Norton County, Kansas.

  3. 14.  Luke ROWLESLuke ROWLES was born 10 May 1815, County Limerick, Ireland (son of George ROWLES and Sarah GRIFFIN); died 16 Nov 1884, Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: 12 Jun 1849, Arrived in Boston
    • Census: 1860, Living in Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    • Occupation: 1860; Farmer
    • Census: 1870, Living in Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    • Occupation: 1870; Farmer
    • Census: 1880, Living in Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    • Occupation: 1880; Farmer

    Notes:

    Biographical sketches from the book
    "History of Dodge County Wisconsin 1880"

    Rowells, Luke
    page 642
    LUKE ROWELLS, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Waupun; was born May 10, 1815, in County Limerick, Ireland, and was the son of George and Sarah Griffin Rowells. Was married, April 16, 1849, to Margaret O'Brien, who was born May 12, 1825, daughter of Brian and Bridget O'Brien, of County Limerick. Mr. Rowells came to America in the spring of 1849, and located in the town of Easton, Washington Co., N.Y., where he followed farming till the fall of 1854, when he moved to Wisconsin and settled in the town of Chester, Dodge Co., on his present farm, which consists of 181 acres of land, valued at about $7,000. Mr. Rowells was the first of his father's family to emigrate to America, but was followed soon after by his brother, George, and in June, 1852, his parents came over; his mother died at his house in Washington Co., N.Y., about three months after landing in America, and his father died in Chester, Dodge Co., Wis., 1860; Mr. Rowells has ten children living-George B., born Sept. 1, 1850, in Washington Co., N.Y.; Sarah, born Feb. 13, 1851 (now Mrs. Michael O'Donovan, of Chester, Wis.); John G., born March 25, 1853; Bridget Ellen, born Feb.27, 1855; Luke W., born Oct. 24, 1857 (now in the law office of H. W. Frost, in Waupun); Maggie J., born July 16, 1859; Jennie A., born April 1, 1861; Mary, born Feb. 12, 1863; Dennis, born Jan. 29, 1865; Richard E., born Jan. 9, 1867; Nellie was born Jan. 1, 1870, and died the 21st day of the same month.

    Obituary: "DIED - ROWELLS - In the town of Chester, Dodge Co., on Sunday, Nov 16, 1884, Luke Rowelss (sic), aged 69 years, 6 months and 6 days. The death of Mr. Rowells adds another to the list of old settlers, who one by one are entering upon that bourne from which no traveler returns. The respect with which the deceased was regarded by those who knew him best was told by the unusual large number who followed him to his last resting place and whose sympathies now reach out to the bereft family in this their hour of affliction. Card of Thanks. Mrs. Rowells and family tender their heartfelt thanks to their friends and neighbors who were more than kind to them in their time of need." (Waupun, WI newspaper, Nov 18, 1884)

    Luke married Margaret O'BRIEN 16 Apr 1849. Margaret (daughter of Brian O'BRIEN and Bridget MERRIGAN) was born 12 May 1825, Doon, Limerick, Ireland; died 11 Jan 1905, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Wisconsin. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Margaret O'BRIENMargaret O'BRIEN was born 12 May 1825, Doon, Limerick, Ireland (daughter of Brian O'BRIEN and Bridget MERRIGAN); died 11 Jan 1905, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Wisconsin.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Bridget
    • Birth: 10 May 1826, Limerick, Ireland
    • Immigration: 12 Jun 1849, Arrived in Boston
    • Census: 1860, Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin
    • Census: 1870, Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin
    • Census: 1880, Living with husband in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin
    • Census: 1900, Living in Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
    • Occupation: 1900; Landlord

    Notes:

    Obituary ("Descendants of George Rowles")
    "Mrs. Margaret Rowells was a daughter of Brian and Bridget O'Brien of County Limerick, Ireland and was born May 12, 1826. She was married April 16, 1849 to Luke Rowells and came to America in the same year and located in the town of Easton, Washington Co., NY. Here Mr. and Mrs. Rowells followed farming until 1854 when they moved to this state and settled on a farm of 181 acres in the town of Chester. Ten children were born to them. Mr. Rowells died several years ago and only the following children survive: Richard Rowells, Hugo, IT (Indian territory?), Mrs. W. Lancaster, London, Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Michael Donovan, Norton Kansas, Mrs. Dennis Donovan, Misses Jennie and Mary Rowells of this city.
    "Mrs. Rowell's long illness was relieved by death on Wednesday, Jan 11, 1905. The funeral was held Friday (Jan 13 at 10 o'clock am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Father Allen officiating with interment in the R.C. cemetery." (Waupun newspaper abot Jan 15, 1905). She died aged 80 years (79 years, 7 months, 29 days)

    Children:
    1. George Benjamin ROWELLS was born 01 Sep 1850, Easton, Washington County, New York; died 10 Oct 1896, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin; was buried 12 Oct 1896, Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.
    2. Maggie J. ROWELLS was born 16 Jul 1859, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died 29 Mar 1941, London, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Helen ROWELLS was born 01 Jan 1870, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died 21 Jan 1870, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Fond Du Lac Co., Wisconsin.
    4. Jennie A. ROWELLS was born 01 Apr 1861, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died 21 Aug 1933, Waupun, Fond Du Lac County,Wisconsin; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Wisconsin.
    5. Richard Edward ROWELLS was born 09 Jan 1867, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died May 1944.
    6. Ellen Bridget ROWELLS was born 27 Feb 1855, Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin; died 08 Apr 1939, Waupun, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin.
    7. John G. ROWELLS was born 25 Mar 1853, Easton, Washington County, New York; died Bef 1905.
    8. 7. Sarah ROWELLS was born 13 Feb 1852, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York; died 19 Jan 1939, Norton, Norton County, Kansas; was buried 22 Jan 1939, Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton County, Kansas.
    9. Mary Edith ROWELLS was born 12 Feb 1863, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died 13 Dec 1927, Waupun, Fond Du Lac County,Wisconsin; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Fond Du Lac Co., Wisconsin.
    10. Dennis A. ROWELLS was born 29 Jan 1865, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died 26 Apr 1899, San Antonio, Texas; was buried , Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Fond Du Lac Co., Wisconsin.
    11. Luke W. ROWELLS was born 24 Oct 1857, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin; died 16 Jun 1903, Chester, Dodge County,Wisconsin.