Person:Matilda Rowles (1)

Watchers
Matilda Rosella Rowles
d.14 Jan 1896 Monroe County, Iowa
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 Nov 1841
  1. Rachel Elvira Massey1843 - abt 1892
  2. George Massey1847 - 1853
  3. Orestes H. Massey1853 - 1916
  4. Rebecca Rosella Massey1855 - 1918
Facts and Events
Name Matilda Rosella Rowles
Gender Female
Birth[1] 7 Jan 1819 Bath, Steuben County, New York
Marriage 30 Nov 1841 Fountain County, Indiana(his 1st wife)
to John Nebeker Massey
Death[1] 14 Jan 1896 Monroe County, Iowa
Burial[1] Oakview Cemetery, Albia, Monroe County, IowaOld section, north of the road, Lot 230

Obituary:S1

Mrs. John N. Massey died at her home south of Albia after a protracted illness with cancer, at 3 o'clock Tuesday morning. Matilda, daughter of David and Rebecca Rowles, was born Jan. 7, 1819 at Bath, Steuben Co., N.Y., and at age 3 moved to Indiana with her parents. In Nov. 1841 she married John N. Massey and in 1844 moved to Iowa. She had four children, two of whom are still living. One son died at age six and a daughter, Mrs. Elmira Barnes, died four years ago. A son, Orestes H. Massey, and another daughter, Mrs. Rozella Rouse, survive. Two brothers, Oliver and Anson Rowles, and three sisters also survive. She was interred in Oak View Cemetery, Albia.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hindman, Sarah; Iowa) Monroe County Genealogical Society (Albia; Iowa) Iowa Genealogical Society (Des Moines; and Iowa) Albia Union (Albia. Albia newspaper extractions, Monroe County, Iowa : the Albia Union. (Des Moines, Iowa, United States: Iowa Genealogical Society, 1986- .), 14 Jul 1896.