Born Kent, CT 6 Apr 1752 son of Moses Rowley (1-5.001). He probably moved with his parents (after 1755) to Richmond, Berkshire Co., MA where his father died after 1773. (Also see biographies of brothers: Thomas, Timothy, Aaron, Reuben, Daniel, and David) He was the twin of Daniel.
no record of marriage found
Served in American Revolution from Richmond, MA..
Private in Capt. Stephen Pearl's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regiment; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 23, 1775; service, 2 mos. 13 days; company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 28, 1775;
As Moses Rowly, Capt. Pearl's co., Col. Woodbridge's regiment; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge Camp, Oct. 23, 1775.
Lieut. Jabez Colt's co., Col. Rosseter's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service July 17, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 11 days, at the Northward;
Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Col. John Brown's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service Sept. 5, 1777; discharged Sept. 25, 1777; service, 20 days, at and to the Northward of Pawlet. Military Information Source: Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution
1790 Census: Freehold, Albany, NY, next to twin brother Daniel Rowley showing 113 00
1800 Census: Franklin, Delaware, NY, next to twin brother Daniel Rowley, showing 00101 11101
no record of death
No known children
Barbour Collection- CT: Rowley, Daniel (twin with Daniel) s/o Moses & Mary b 6 Apr 1752 Kent 1:71.
The Rowley Researcher, 4:22.
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