Person:Thomas Rowles (3)

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Thomas Rowles, Jr.
b.8 Apr 1790 Baltimore, Maryland
m. 2 Feb 1787
  1. Ann Rowles1783 - 1811
  2. Sarah Rowles1785 -
  3. Thomas Rowles, Jr.1790 - 1852
  4. David Harlan Rowles1792 - 1868
  5. Mercy Rowles1795 - 1834
  6. Amy Rowles1796 -
  7. Mary Rowles1798 -
m. c1817
  1. Christina Rowles1818 - 1866
  2. Mary Ann Rowles1822 - aft 1871
  3. Oren T. Rowles1822 - 1827
  4. David Harlan Rowles1823 - 1888
  5. Elizabeth Rowles1824 - aft 1871
  6. Esli Rowles1830 - 1909
m. c 1835
  1. Mercy Rowlesabt 1839 - 1871
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Rowles, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 8 Apr 1790 Baltimore, Maryland
Marriage c1817 Steuben County, New Yorkto Sally Unknown
Marriage c 1835 Steuben County, New Yorkto Jemima Unknown
Death[1] 4 Feb 1852 Bradford, Steuben County, New York
Burial[1] Bradford Cemetery, Bradford, Steuben, New York, United States

Steuben County, New York, 1810 census:S2

Rowles, Thomas
Males:
10-16 - 1
16-26 - 1
over 45 - 1
Females: [none]
[Thomas was only 20 years old and unmarried, but he apparently had his own residence in 1810.]

Thomas served in the New York State Militia in the War of 1812. [Details not yet found.]

On his father's death in 1813, Thomas Jr. inherited and continued to operate the Rowles Hotel.

Steuben County, New York, 1820 census:S3

Rowles, Thomas (agriculture = 1)
Males:
under 10 - 2
26-44 - 1
Females:
10-15 - 1
26-44 - 1

Steuben County, New York, 1830 census:S4

Rolls, Thomas
Males:
5-10 = 1
30-40 = 1
Females:
under 5 = 1
10-15 = 1
20-30 = 1

"The first town-meeting for Bradford was held . . . on the fourth Tuesday in May 1836. Thomas Rowles . . . was elected Collector [of Taxes]."S5 He actually served 1833-37 and 1839-40.


Steuben County, New York, 1840 U.census:S6

Rolls, Thomas
Males:
5-10 = 1
15-20 = 1
20-30 = 1
40-50 = 1
Females:
under 5 = 1
5-10 = 1
10-15 = 1
20-30 = 1
30-40 = 1

Steuben County, New York, 1850 census:S7

Rowles, Thomas 59 yrs Inn Keeper (value of real estate = $4,000) b. Maryland
      Jemima 40 yrs b. New York
      David H. 24 yrs b. New York Bar Keeper
      Eelsy 19 yrs b. New York Farmer
      Sally 15 yrs b. New York
      Mercy 11 yrs b. New York
+ 8 boarders at the inn -- including a merchant, Richard Switzer, & his wife, Elizabeth.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Grave marker, Bradford Cemetery, Bradford, Steuben, New York, United States.
  2.   Steuben, New York, United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 49.
  3.   Steuben, New York, United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 208.
  4.   Steuben, New York, United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 290.
  5.   Clayton, W. Woodford. History of Steuben County, New York: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. (Philadelphia: Lewis, Peck & Co., 1879), pp. 191-94.
  6.   Steuben, New York, United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 155.
  7.   Steuben, New York, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 255.