Person:Caroline Rowles (1)

Watchers
m. 8 Aug 1814
  1. Emaranda Rowles1817-1818 - bef 1856
  2. Matilda Rosella Rowles1819 - 1896
  3. Unknown Rowles1820 - 1840
  4. Oliver Perry Rowles1821 - 1913
  5. Anson T. Rowles1828 - 1914
  6. Julia Rowles1830 - bef 1861
  7. Caroline Rowles1832 - 1905
  8. Mary Margaret Rowles1836 - 1918
  9. Sarah R. Rowles1839 - 1934
m. 30 Jun 1853
  1. Emma Rebecca Smith1854 - 1938
  2. Edward A. Smith1855 - 1912
  3. Mary R. Smith1859 -
  4. Wilbur David Smith1861 - 1930
Facts and Events
Name Caroline Rowles
Gender Female
Birth[5][6] 19 Jan 1832 near Fayetteville, Fountain County, Indiana
Marriage 30 Jun 1853 Albia, Monroe County, Iowato William H. Smith
Death[5][6] 8 Feb 1905 Mountain View, Howell, Missouri(apparently while visiting her daughter)
Burial[5][6] Oakview Cemetery, Albia, Monroe, Iowa, United States

Caroline applied for and received a Civil War widow's pension. Very little else is known about her and no stories have survived about her on the Smith side of the family.

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Monroe County, Iowa, 1870 census:S2

Smith, Caroline 39 yrs b. Indiana Keeping House (real estate = $1,600; personal estate = $150)
      Emma R. dau 16 yrs b. Iowa
      Edward A. son 14 yrs b. Iowa
      Mary R. dau 11 yrs b. Iowa
      Wilbur D. son 9 yrs b. Iowa

Monroe County, Iowa, 1880 census:S3

Smith, Caroline 48 yrs b. Indiana (father, b. Maryland; mother, b. New York) Keeping House
      Edward A. son 24 yrs b. Iowa Operator Tel. [telegraph]
      Wilbur E. son 18 yrs b. Iowa Clerk in Grocery

Monroe County, Iowa, 1885 state census:S4

Smith, Caroline 48 yrs (wid.) Keeping House b. Indiana
      Edward A. 27 yrs (single) [no occupation] b. Monroe County
      Wilber D. 23 yrs (single) Laborer b. Monroe County

[Not been located anywhere in the 1895 Iowa State Census or the 1900 U.S. Census]

References
  1.   Smith, Caroline. Civil War Widow's Pension File.

    no. 16,677, NARA File WC 16-677

  2.   Monroe County, Iowa. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 430.

    Troy Twp (Albia)

  3.   Monroe County, Iowa. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 138, p. 19.

    Troy Twp (Albia)

  4.   Monroe County, Iowa. 1885 Iowa State Census, p. __, house/family 80/81.

    Troy Twp (Albia) Benton St. bet. Grant & Hamilton

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Albia, Monroe, Iowa, United States. Albia Republican. (Albia, Iowa), 16 Feb 1905.

    Obituary (abstracted):
    Born 8 Jan 1832 near Fayettesville, Fountain County, Indiana. Moved with parents to Monroe County at age 12. Married Wm. H. Smith, 14 April 1853. Died 8 Feb 1905 Mountain View, Missouri. Four children, all living: Emma R. Cory (Mountain View, Missouri), Edward A. (Albia), David W. (Albia), Mary R. Bartling (Houston, Texas). Two brothers: Oliver P. & Anson Rowles, both of Albia. Two sisters: Sarah R. Bonnett & Mary A. Rowles, both of Chariton.

  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Grave marker, Oakview Cemetery, Albia, Monroe County, Iowa.

    Old part north of the road, Lot 230.