GreenerPasture.com
FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
Get Started Sign In
Menu Menu
Search Search
Family Tree Family Tree
Daily News Daily News
Bookmarks Bookmarks
Not on this site Don't end up on this site as someone's ancestor!

Rowley, Massachusetts, USA

People, Pictures and News From the Past

Where is Rowley, Massachusetts, USA? 

Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
In spring of 1639 Rowley was originally settled as a plantation by Reverend Ezekiel Rogers, who had arrived from England on the ship John of London with approximately twenty families.wikipedia


Add YOUR Ancestor To This Page

  
Rowley, Massachusetts, USA - The Village Pancake House, Rowley, Mass.
Rowley, Massachusetts, USA

The Village Pancake House, Rowley, Mass.
Rowley, Massachusetts, USA - Baptist Church, Rowley, Mass.
Rowley, Massachusetts, USA

Baptist Church, Rowley, Mass.
Rowley, Massachusetts, USA - Centre School
Rowley, Massachusetts, USA

Centre School

History / News

Add History/News

[Hide/Show]

1639 - The town was settled in the spring of 1639 during the session of the General Court in Boston. It was named “Mr. Ezechi Roger’s Plantation Shalbee Called Rowley, Mass.”

rowleyhistory.org/ history/
(Rowley) In 1642, a keystone arch bridge and a dam were built on the Mill River for the fulling mill, the first such in the colonies.
The bridge was the first stone arch bridge in North America, constructed entirely of hand-chiseled...Read MORE...

1654 - May 3 - Bridge at Rowley Mass begins charging tolls for animals

historyorb.com
21. ROWLEY. [Pop. 1,203. Inc. 1639.]
Rowley was named in honor of its first minister, who had previously been settled at Rowley in...Read MORE...

Rowley Massachusetts, 1890
Rowley, lying in the eastern part of Essex County, is territorially long and narrow, extending from ...Read MORE...

1906
Rowley, a post-village in Rowley township (town), Essex co., Mass., on the Boston and Maine R., 31...Read MORE...

Rowley, MA


Rowley, MA (www.youtube.com)

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 61 ancestors who were born in Rowley, Massachusetts, USA.
View Them Now (sorted by last name) View Them Now (sorted by year of birth)

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 68 ancestors who died in Rowley, Massachusetts, USA.
View Them Now (sorted by last name) View Them Now (sorted by year of death)

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1639
Robert HAZELTINE (HASELTINE) (2 January 1609 - 27 August 1674) & Ann WOOD (2 January 1618 - 26 July 1684)
married 23 December 1639

1640
Thomas MIGHILL (1606 - 14 May 1654) & Ann PARRAT (1620 - 17 November 1694)
married 12 July 1640

1644
John PICKARD (1622 - 24 September 1683) & Jane CROSBY (22 April 1627 - 20 February 1716)
married 29 October 1644

1650
Edward HAZEN (12 December 1614 - 22 July 1683) & Hannah GRANT (16 October 1631 - February 1716)
married 2 March 1650

1652
Samuel BROCKLEBANK (28 November 1628 - 21 April 1676) & Hannah ROLFE (1630 - 16 November 1678)
married 18 March 1652
William HOBSON (1613 - 17 July 1659) & Ann RAYNER (8 December 1632 - 22 December 1693)
married 12 September 1652

1654
Thomas WOOD (12 September 1633 - 12 September 1687) & Ann HUNT (17 May 1635 - 29 December 1714)
married 7 June 1654

1662
John TRUMBULL (11 August 1639 - March 1690) & Deborah JACKSON (24 January 1644 - 20 November 1709)
married 14 May 1662

1663
John TENNEY (14 December 1640 - 15 April 1722) & Mercy PARRAT (23 January 1646 - 27 November 1667)
married 26 February 1663

1670
John PEARSON (27 December 1644 - 12 March 1722) & Mary PICKARD (1651 - 13 April 1728)
married 14 February 1670

1675
John SPAFFORD (SPOFFORD) (24 October 1648 - 22 April 1697) & Sarah WHEELER (1652 - 24 October 1732)
married 9 March 1675

1679
John HOBSON (16 February 1657 - 25 August 1683) & Sarah VARNUM (abt. 1657 - 19 August 1690)
married 4 December 1679

1681
Aaron PENGRY (1652 - 19 September 1714) & Ann PICKARD (15 February 1659 - 3 February 1740)
married 22 March 1681

1683
Thomas HAZEN (29 January 1657 - 12 April 1735) & Mary HOWLETT (February 1664 - 24 October 1727)
married 1 January 1683

1698
John PERLEY (28 September 1669 - 2 May 1725) & Jane DRESSER (4 June 1676 - 26 August 1759)
married 13 July 1698

1699
John HOBSON (10 November 1680 - 20 March 1770) & Dorcas PEARSON (18 March 1680 - 23 November 1756)
married 7 September 1699

1701
Nathaniel BAILEY (4 April 1675 - 21 July 1722) & Sarah CLARK (3 January 1673 - 7 February 1749)
married 2 January 1701

1707
Benjamin PLUMMER (4 March 1681 - 22 June 1734) & Jane PEARSON (25 August 1684 - 9 November 1771)
married 31 December 1707

1722
Thomas BURPEE (31 October 1695 - 3 February 1719) & Mary KILBOURNE (17 March 1697 - 22 January 1760)
married 20 September 1722

1723
Andrew STICKNEY (9 December 1667 - 29 April 1717) & Elizabeth CHUTE (22 June 1676 - 3 April 1761)
married 2 December 1723

1728
Moses WHEELER (12 March 1699 - 23 February 1789) & Jane PLUMMER (29 May 1710 - 19 February 1789)
married 30 March 1728

1742
Daniel SPAFFORD (23 April 1721 - 26 April 1803) & Judith FOLLANSBEE (29 November 1720 - 28 February 1799)
married 17 November 1742

1764
Rufus WHEELER (21 November 1740 - 21 January 1823) & Lydia PIKE (3 April 1748 - April 1850)
married 22 March 1764

1788
Rufus WHEELER (26 March 1768 - 26 September 1796) & Abigail SPAFFORD (1760 - )
married 18 December 1788

1793
John Pemberton PALMER (12 August 1770 - November 1845) & Elizabeth HARRIS (24 August 1783 - 7 December 1872)
married 25 June 1793
 

Cemeteries in Rowley, Massachusetts, USA

Are you from Rowley, Massachusetts, USA? Do you have ancestors from there?

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Rowley, Massachusetts, USA, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.