Rowleys in 1790 Census

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Abijah Rowley


born 27 Apr 1758 Schenectady, NY to Samuel (1-5.008) and Miriam (Shailer) Rowley

On 5 Apr 1774, Abijah Rowley (1-5.010) of Hebron was appointed guardian of Abijah Rowley (1-6.0046), son of Samuel Rowley (1-5.008) of Loudon, deceased. Bond was given.

In his Revolutionary War Pension Application (S32493), 

Private: Artificer: Connecticut Continental; Massachusetts. He served in Capt. Osborn's Co., Col. Jedathon Baldwin's Regiment in the Massachusetts line from 1777 to 1780. He served in the Tenth Company; Fourth Connecticut Regiment. He served in the American Revolution from 1777 to 1780 from CT

He was a blacksmith by trade. After service he moved from New York to Preble County, OH in 1827, then to Fulton County, IL, 4 Sep 1839. He was of Great Valley, Chattaraugus Co., NY 7 Jan 1819. One affidavit in his file was prepared by Thomas Rowlee of Buffalo, Erie Co., NY in 1822. 

Married 19 Oct 1781 Hebron, CT Elizabeth Culver

1790 Census: Cambridge, Albany Co., NY

1800 Census: Schenectady, Albany Co., NY

1810 Census: Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY

1820 Census: Great Valley, Cattaraugus Co., NY

1830 Census

1840 Census

1850 Census: Pleasant, Fulton Co., IL 

Died 23 Jul 1850 Pleasant Township, Fulton Co., IL with his son Samuel (1-7.0271), aged 92

Buried John Barrett's Farm cemetery, Ipava, Fulton Co., IL

Known children:

  1. Samuel (1-7.0271)
  2. Elizabeth
  3. Lydia
  4. Mary
  5. Cloe
  6. Cornelia 


U.S. Census records

The Compendium of American Genealogy, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company (1937)

DAR Patriot Index

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