George Benjamin ROWELLS

Male 1850 - 1896  (46 years)


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  • Name George Benjamin ROWELLS  [1
    Born 01 Sep 1850  Easton, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  living with parents in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1870  living with parents in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Living in Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1880  [4
    Guard 
    Died 10 Oct 1896  Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Heart Failure 
    Buried 12 Oct 1896  Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Obituary ("Descendants of George Rowells" by Ann Lamb)

      The Waupun Leader, Friday Octobe 16, 1896: "DIED-ROWELLS
      At his home in this city, Saturday morning, Oct. 19th, 1896, of heart disease, Geo. B. Rowells, aged 46 years, 1 month and 9 days. The deceased arose at the usual hor in the morning and after his chores, went to the house and complaining of not feeling well, lay down. Shortly after, his wife went to call him to breakfast and was alarmed at his condition. Medical aid was immediately summoned only to find that he was dead. he leaves a wife and seven young children, besides a mother and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held from St. Joseph's Catholic Church Monday forenoon.
    Person ID I47411  Main Tree

    Father Luke ROWLES,   b. 10 May 1815, County Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1884, Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Margaret O'BRIEN,   b. 12 May 1825, Doon, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1905, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 16 Apr 1849  [1
    Family ID F17946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret SHANAHAN,   b. 20 Jul 1854, Union Village, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1953, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 06 Jan 1881  Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Irene ROWELLS,   b. 28 Jan 1892, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1975, Marquette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Natural]
     2. May Margaret ROWELLS,   b. 06 Oct 1887, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1978, Friendship, Adams County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [Natural]
     3. Luke Edward ROWELLS,   b. 09 Jan 1882, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1955, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Natural]
     4. Leo Lawrence ROWELLS,   b. 06 Mar 1889, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1968, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
     5. George Benjamin ROWELLS,   b. 25 Aug 1885, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1960, Juneau, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Natural]
     6. John Francis ROWELLS,   b. 29 Jun 1883, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1969, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Natural]
     7. Esther Agnes ROWELLS,   b. 05 Apr 1896, Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1978, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F17957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Sep 1850 - Easton, Washington County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Living in Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Oct 1896 - Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S00024] "Descendants of George Rowles" by Ann Moloney Lamb.

    2. [S00279] 1860 Census Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin.

    3. [S00427] 1870 Census Chester, Dodge County, Wisconsin.

    4. [S00752] 1880 Census Waupun, Dodge County, Wisconsin.