Rowleys in 1790 Census

Timothy Rowley


Born circa 1737, christened 17 Apr 1737, son of Moses Rowley (1-5.001) in Colchester, Connecticut. He probably moved with his parents to the Oblong, Dutchess Co., NY by 1748, back to Kent, Litchfield Co., CT by 1752, then (after 1755) to Richmond, Berkshire Co., MA where his first child may have been born circa 1762 and his father died after 1773. (Also see biographies of brothers: Thomas, Aaron, Reuben, Daniel, Moses, and David)

Served in 4th Connecticut Regiment, 6th Company between 1755 and 1762 in the French and Indian War

Married 3 Dec. 1761 East Haddam, CT Bethia Crocker, (born 8 un 1744 Barnstable, MA, died circa 1768), daughter of Ebenezer and Anne (Eldredge) Crocker

Married 9 Mar 1769 in CT, Jemima Dibble

1790 Census: Stephentown, Albany Co., NY showing 101 00 (one free white adult male and one free white female)

Died circa 1799 

Known children by Bethia Crocker

  1. Timothy Rowley, born circa 1762, Richmond, MA or Stephentown, NY, died 6 Dec 1833 Williamstown, Oswego Co., NY, married Lucy [?]
  2. Samuel Rowley, born circa 1764, no further records

Known Children by Jemima Dribble

  1. Bethiah Rowley, born circa 1770 Stephentown, NY, married circa 1788 Anthony Zufelt
  2. Eldridge Rowley, born 31 Dec 1774 Lansingburgh, NY, died 7 Aug 1849 Lansingburgh, NY, married Hester Van Arnum


Primary Source: 

Richmond MA Vital Records

U.S. Population Census records

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