Person:Moses Rowley (2)

m. 22 Apr 1652
  1. Mary Rowley1653 -
  2. Moses Rowley1654 - 1735
  3. Unknown Rowley1656 - 1656
  4. Unknown Rowleyest 1658 - 1682
  5. Shuball Rowley1660 - 1714
  6. Mehitable Rowley1660/1 - 1732
  7. Sarah Rowley1662 -
  8. Nathan RowleyAbt 1664 - 1742
  9. Aaron Rowley1666 - 1743
  10. John Rowley1667 - 1705
  11. Mathew RowleyAbt 1669 - 1705
m. bef 1679
  1. Mary Rowleyest 1677 -
  2. Moses Rowleyest 1679 -
  3. Naomi Rowleyest 1683 -
  4. Hannah Rowleyest 1686 - aft 1734/35
  5. Deacon Samuel Rowley1688 - 1767
  6. Ensign John Rowleyest 1690 - 1763
  7. Mehetible RowleyABT 1698 - 1775
m. aft 17 Feb 1714/5
Facts and Events
Name[1] Moses Rowley
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 10 Nov 1654 Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1679 Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Mary Unknown
Marriage aft 17 Feb 1714/5 East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States (probably)to Mary Crippen
Will[5] 24 Mar 1734/35 East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Death[1][4] 16 Jul 1735 East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[5] 19 Aug 1735 £33-12-05. Taken by Thomas Gates and John Fuller.
Probate[5] 7 Oct 1735 Will proved.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Brainard, Homer Worthington. Henry Rowley and Some of His Descendants. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society). (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1906), 37:61.

    "3. Moses3 Rowley (Moses,2 Henry1), b. Nov. 10, 1654, in Barnstable; d. July 16, 1735, at East Haddam; … In 1685 Moses3 Rowley, junior, aid of one of the constables in the execution of his office was struck by Christopher Gifford of Suckanesset 'on ye head with a certain stick or club, thereby fetching blood and shroadly wounding him to his great hurt and damage.' Gifford had to pay Rowley £20 for the wound, and other fines and costs. (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. VI, p. 180.) Moses3 Rowley took the freeman's oath at Succonesset (Falmou[t]h) in 1690, and a few years later removed to East Haddam. He and his wife were admitted to the church in East Haddam, Nov. 12, 1704, the year of its organization."

  2. Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records 1625-1903. (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 58.

    "… his Son Moses born 10th Nov*" 1654"

  3. Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records 1625-1903. (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 694.

    "… His son Moses, the 10th of November, 1654.

  4. East Haddam Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 152.

    "Rowley, … Moses,, d. July 16, 1735 [LR3:9]"

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Rowley, Moses, East Haddam, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records.

    "Probate Records. Vol. XII, 1732 to 1737. Page 330.

    Rowley, Moses, East Haddam. Invt. £33-12-05. Taken 19 August, 1735, by Thomas Gates and John Fuller. Will dated 24 March, 1734-5.

    I, Moses Rowley, of the Town of East Haddam, in the County of Hartford, do make and ordain this my last will and testament: I give to my loving sons, viz., Moses, Samuel, Ebenezer and Jonathan Rowley, all my lands known by the name of the Purchase Land or Lotts, equally to be divided among them, that is to say, if the sd. purchasers are pleased to divide the same, then I do give it them and their heirs as in manner abovesd.; but if the sd. purchasers should not divide the sd. land, but let it lie for the use first intended, then I do give and bequeath it to that use for the Gospel in this place. Secondly, I do give and bequeath to my loving son John Rowley all my carpenter's tools. I give to my son Jonathan Rowley my cart boxes and bands, my small axe and broad hoe. I give to my daughter Hannah Rowley that cowe that my son John Rowley now hath, and six sheep, my bed that I now lye on and all the bedding belonging to the same, and all the household goods that I now have. I give my wearing clothes to my sons, Moses, Samuel, John, Ebenezer and Jonathan Rowley. And whatsoever else which I shall have, at my decease, of estate that I have not disposed of as above sd., to be equally divided among them, excepting 20 shillings apiece to be paid out of the same to my three daughters, viz., Mary Olmsted, Nein Fuller and Mehetabell Chapman. Furthermore, my will is that my sons Samuel Rowley of Hebron and Ebenezer of East Haddam be executors.


    Witness: John Fuller, John Persival, Ebenezer Fuller.

    Court Record, Page 33—7 October, 1735: Will now proven. Moses Rowley, one of the sons, appealed from the decision of this Court approveing the will.


    2nd January, 1733-4: I, Mary Rowlee, the wife of Moses Rowlee, Sen., of Haddam, do acquit my husband and his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, from all joyntures, dowryes and agreements whatsoever hereafter may arise, having received the full sum of ten pounds.

    MARY ROWLEE, her mark.

    Witness: Thomas Fuller, Nathaniel Stocking.

    We, the subscribers, do acknowledge ourselves satisfied, having received in full what was due to us from the estate of our hon'd father Moses Rowley decd., and do acquit and discharge brothers Samuel and Ebenezer Rowlee, executors, this 17th February, 1736-7.


    Witness: Charles Williams, Moses Roberts.

    We, the subscribers, do hereby acquit and discharge brothers Samuel and Ebenezer Rowlee, executors to the last will and testament of our honoured father Moses Rowlee deceased, having received in full of what belonged to us of the estate by said will. In witness whereof we have hereto set our hands this 17th day of February, 1736-7.