Descendants of John Rowden

 

Generation 1

 

1.      JOHN1 ROWDEN was born before 1718 in Kent, England. He died in 1760 in Died at Sea Atlantic Ocean. He married ELIZABETH JOHNSON. She was born about 1704 in Kent, England. She died in Virginia.   John is my 6th Great Grandfather.

 

Notes for John Rowden:

 

John Rowden was a sea captain with the British Merchant Marines. In 1738 he brought his wife & son, John, Jr to the colonies to make their home in Virginia. John was returning his ship to England when the ship was lost at sea in the Atlantic Ocean.

 

John Rowden and Elizabeth Johnson had the following child:

 

2.               i. JOHN2 ROWDEN JR was born in 1738 in Kent, England. He died on 26 Apr 1817 in Roane Co, TN. He married Sarah Echols, daughter of Abraham Echols and Sarah Hubbard about 1764. She was born between 1735-1739 in Henry Co, VA. She died after 1799 in Wilkes Co, GA.

 

Generation 2

 

2.      JOHN2 ROWDEN JR (John1) was born in 1738 in Kent, England. He died on 26 Apr 1817 in Roane Co, TN. He married Sarah Echols, daughter of Abraham Echols and Sarah Hubbard about 1764. She was born between 1735-1739 in Henry Co, VA. She died after 1799 in Wilkes Co, GA.

 

Notes for John Rowden Jr:

 

Roane County TN Estate Books A,B,& C and original Estate Papers 1802-1842 by Robert L. Bailey 1997

 

Estate Book A (1801-1824) p 93-94

 

JOHN ROUDON -- Jan 1817--will....."Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of perfect mind and memory. Blessed be god for the same do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows, that is to say, first my Request is that all my lawful Debts be paid with my Burial Expences. Secondly, I give to my three sons & one Daughter & one Daughter in law, namely ABRAHAM, LABEN, JOHN & TABBITH & SUSEY formerly wife to my Son JOSE deceased one dollar in cash each to be levied out of my Estate and by my Executors paid, when applied to for after my decease, Namely ABRAHAM ROUDON of Roane County and State of Tennessee and JOHN HOLLAND of Rhea County and aforesaid State whom I appoint my Sole Executors to my Estate, making null and void all others by me appointed here tofore; also to my Servant Girl NEOMA I freely give and bestow her freedom for life for ever herself with the offspring of her body forever with the balance of my worldly Estate. Also do make null and void any other will or wills heretofore by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 23rd day of March 1816. Assigned Sealed & delivered by me JOHN ROUDON SENIOR farmer in the County of Roane & State of Tennessee to be his las will and Testament in presence of us who at his Request & in his presence have hereunto Subscribed our Names as witnesses to the same. John his X mark Rouden Senr. [seal]

 

Abm. E. Rouden, Henry McPherson, John W. Eaton, Jennet McPherson

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Asberry Lilburn....Dec 1839... Sale of Estate. Purchasers included JOHN EATON, HAMADATHA ROWDEN, Charles McPherson, MIKE ROWDEN, ELIJAH ROWDEN, E. McPherson and others.

 

John Rowden Jr and Sarah Echols had the following children:

 

3.               i. ABRAHAM ECHOLS3 ROWDEN SR was born in 1750 in Henry Co, VA. He died in 1840 in Roane Co, TN. He married Rachel Cheek on 21 Jan 1778 in Henry Co, VA. She was born in 1762 in Henry Co, VA. She died in 1843 in Maries Co, MO.

 

 

 

4.

ii.

LABAN ROWDEN.  He married NELLIE ADAMS.

 

iii.

JOHN ROWDEN.  He married MARY BREWER.

 

iv.

JESSE ROWDEN.  He married SUSANNA ADAMS.

5.

v.

TABITHA ROWDEN.  She married GLOVER CRANE.


Generation 3

 

3.      ABRAHAM ECHOLS3 ROWDEN SR (John2 Jr, John1) was born in 1750 in Henry Co, VA. He died in 1840 in Roane Co, TN. He married Rachel Cheek on 21 Jan 1778 in Henry Co, VA. She was born in 1762 in Henry Co, VA. She died in 1843 in Maries Co, MO. I descend through two of Abraham & Rachel’s children.

 

Notes for Abraham Echols Rowden Sr:

 

The Rowden Family Of Miller And Maries Counties Are Descendants Of John Rowden, An English Captain Who Came To America. He Brought His Wife And Son, John Jr., And They Settled In Colonial Virginia. It Has Been A Family Legend Handed Down Through The Generations That Captain John Rowden Made A Trip Back To His Native England And Never Returned To His Family In America And Was Presumed Lost At Sea. The Son, John Jr. Carried The Rowden Family Name Forward In Early America.

 

Abraham Echols Rowden, A Descendant Of Captain John Rowden, Was Born In Henry County, Virginia (Pittsylvania County) In 1752. Abraham Was A Son Of John Rowden, Born 1738 And Sarah Echols Of Henry County, Virginia. The Echols Family History Is Well Researched And Documented, Reaching Back To Early Virginia And North Carolina. Sarah Was A Daughter Of Abraham Echols And Sarah Tamer, And She Is The Grandaughter Of John Echols And Mary Cave. John Rowden And Sarah Echols Had Several Children Includiing: Abraham Echols Rowden, Born 1752 And He Married Rachel Cheek; Laban Rowden, Born 1760 And He Married Millie Adams; Joseph Rowden, Born 1765 And He Married Susannah "Sooky" Adams; John Rowden Jr., Born 1756 And He Married Mary Brewer; Tabitha Rowden, Born 1767 And She Married John Glover Crane.

 

Abraham Echols Rowden Sr and Rachel Cheek had the following children:

 

i.        PENINA4 ROWDEN was born in 1784 in Halifax, Henry Co, VA. She died in Oct 1849 in Roane Co, TN.

 

ii.       NATHANIEL ROWDEN was born on 25 Mar 1785 in Henry Co, VA. He died on 04 Feb 1872 in Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries). He married MARGARET "PEGGY" LAWSON. She was born on 16 Apr 1818. She died on 20 Jul 1899 in Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries).

 

iii.      WILLIAM ROWDEN was born on 09 Jun 1788 in Henry, Henry Co, VA. He died on 08 Jun 1837 in Jersey, Jersey Co, IL.

 

iv.      SUSAN ROWDEN was born in 1791 in Virginia, Henry Co, VA. She died on 11 Mar 1876 in Miller Co, MO.

 

7.               v. ASA ROWDEN was born on 11 Aug 1792 in Henry Co, VA. He died on 11 Aug 1865 in Vienna, Maries Co, MO. He married Margaret H Hannah, daughter of Unknown Hannah and Rachal Unknown in 1817 in Roane Co, TN. She was born in 1794 in McMinn Co, TN. She died on 11 Aug 1873 in Vienna, Maries Co, MO.

 

vi.      HARDIN BENTON ROWDEN was born in 1794 in Virginia, Cass Co, IL. He died on 10 Jan 1857 in Van Buren, Lee Co, IA.

 

7.               vii. RACHEL ROWDEN was born in 1802 in Georgia. She died between 1850-1860 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married Adam Brandon, son of Lewis Brandon and Margarette Lewis on 18 Jun 1822 in Roane Co, TN. He was born in 1799 in Albemarle Co, Virginia. He died between 1870-1880 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

viii.    ABRAHAM ROWDEN was born in 1806 in Virginia, Henry C. He died in 1840 in Roane Co, TN.

 

ix.      MESHACK ROWDEN was born in 1810 in Virginia, Henry Co, VA. He died on 04 Feb 1872 in Vienna, Maries Co, MO.

 

      4.      LABAN3 ROWDEN (John2  Jr, John1).  He married NELLIE ADAMS.

 

Laban Rowden and Nellie Adams had the following children:

 

i.        HUBBARD4 ROWDEN.

 

ii.       LOT ROWDEN.

 

      5.      TABITHA3 ROWDEN (John2  Jr, John1).  She married GLOVER CRANE.

 

Glover Crane and Tabitha Rowden had the following child:

 

i.        JOSHUA4 CRANE.

 

 Generation 4

6.  ASA4 ROWDEN (Abraham Echols3  Sr, John2  Jr, John1) was born on 11 Aug 1792 in Henry Co, VA.  He died on 11 Aug 1865 in Vienna, Maries Co, MO.  He married Margaret H Hannah, daughter of Unknown Hannah and Rachel Unknown in 1817 in Roane Co, TN.  She was born in 1794 in McMinn Co, TN.  She died on 11 Aug 1873 in Vienna, Maries Co, MO.

Asa Rowden and Margaret H Hannah had the following children:

i.        DAUGHTER5 ROWDEN was born in 1815 in Roane Co, TN.

 

ii.       ABRAM ECHOLS ROWDEN was born on 25 Jan 1818 in Roane Co, TN. He died on 15 Aug 1883 in Dixon, Pulaski Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries).

 

iii.      ROBERT ROWDEN was born on 18 Oct 1819 in Roane Co, TN. He died on 14 Feb 1889 in Dixon, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

iv.      DAUGHTER ROWDEN was born in 1820 in Roane Co, TN.

 

v.       RACHEL ROWDEN was born on 10 Jan 1822 in Roane Co, TN. She died on 14 Nov 1881 in Elzey Prairie, Miller Co, MO.

 

8.               vi. RUFUS M ROWDEN was born on 09 Sep 1826 in Roane Co, TN. He died on 07 Dec 1888 in Boone, Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries). He married MARY "POLLY" MASSEY. She was born on 23 Mar 1831 in Missouri. She died after 1880 in Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries).

 

vii.     WILLIAM A ROWDEN was born in 1829 in Roane Co, TN. He died in 1867 in Vienna, Maries Co, MO.

 

viii.    JAMES H ROWDEN was born on 28 Jul 1831 in Roane Co, TN. He died on 09 Oct 1865 in Canine Creek, Jefferson Co, MO.

 

ix.      SALLY L ROWDEN was born in 1832 in Roane Co, TN. She died in 1880 in Missouri.


7. RACHEL4 ROWDEN (Abraham Echols3 Sr, John2 Jr, John1) was born in 1802 in Georgia. She died between 1850-1860 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married Adam Brandon, son of Lewis Brandon and Margarette Lewis on 18 Jun 1822 in Roane Co, TN. He was born in 1799 in Albemarle Co, Virginia. He died between 1870-1880 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

Adam Brandon and Rachel Rowden had the following children:

 

9.               i. RACHEL5 BRANDON was born in 1828 in Roane Co, TN. She died about 1859 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married Calvin Lawson, son of Nathan Lawson Jr and Christian High about 1852 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He was born about 1825 in Kentucky. He died between 1865-1867 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

ii.       CHRISTINA BRANDON was born in 1829 in Roane Co, TN.

 

10.            iii. CALVIN FRANCIS BRANDON was born in 1830 in Roane Co, TN. He died after 1880 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He married (1) EDEL UNKNOWN about 1850 in Alabama. She was born in 1827 in Alabama. She died about 1867 in Richwood Twp, Miller Co, MO. He married (2) EDITH CATHERINE BLANKENSHIP, daughter of Otis Blankenship and Julia A Snider about 1867 in Maries Co, MO. She was born in 1837 in Illinois. She died on 21 Aug 1886 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

11.            iv. WILLIAM BRANDON was born in 1831 in DeKalb Co, AL. He died in Of Denton, TX. He married MARGARET L UNKNOWN. She was born in 1845 in Missouri. She died in Of Denton, TX.

 

12.            v. JOHN HARDING BRANDON was born on 24 Aug 1839 in DeKalb Co, AL. He died on 22 Jul 1892 in Pulaski Co, MO. He married (1) MALINDA ROWDEN, daughter of Nathaniel Harrison Rowden and Anna McKinney on 08 Feb 1857 in Miller Co, MO. She was born on 25 Dec 1838 in Illinois. She died on 04 Feb 1882 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He married (2) MARGARET E NICHOLS on 10 Jan 1884 in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

13.            vi. MARGARET ANN BRANDON was born on 03 Apr 1842 in Tennessee. She died between 1875-1877 in Texas. She married John Smith Newkirk, son of Hiram Crabtree Newkirk and Malinda Ann Brandon on 26 May 1861 in Miller Co, MO. He was born on 13 Sep 1839 in Alabama. He died in Oklahoma.

 

14.            vii.   MALINDA ANN BRANDON.  She married HIRAM C NEWKIRK.

 

viii.    ANN BRANDON. She died in 1875 in Miller Co, MO. She married JOHN SMITH NEWKIRK. He died on 09 Jan 1917 in Near Washington, OK (at son's home).

 

 

                                                       Generation 5

8.

RUFUS M5 ROWDEN (Asa4, Abraham Echols3  Sr, John2  Jr, John1) was born on 09 Sep 1826 in

 

Roane Co, TN. He died on 07 Dec 1888 in Boone, Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries). He

 

married MARY "POLLY" MASSEY. She was born on 23 Mar 1831 in Missouri. She died after 1880 in

 

Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries).

 

Rufus M Rowden and Mary "Polly" Massey had the following children:

 

15.            i. MARGARET ELIZABETH6 ROWDEN was born on 09 Jul 1849 in Osage Co, MO. She died on 05 Apr 1918 in Miller Co, MO. She married Charles Nelson before 1870 in Maries Co, MO. He was born in 1838 in Ohio. He died on 14 Nov 1887 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

16.            ii. WILLIAM ASA ROWDEN was born in 1854 in Maries Co, MO. He married (1) AMANDA HELTON, daughter of Isaac Helton and Mary Ann Cowan on 09 Jul 1871 in Maries Co, MO. She was born about 1854 in Maries Co, MO. She died before 1875 in Maries Co, MO. He married (2) M ARGARET KATHERINE WILSON on 14 Mar 1875 in Maries Co, MO. She was born on 23 Sep 1854 in Maries Co, MO. She died in 1949 in Johnstown, Weld Co, CO.

 

iii.      CHARLOTTE ROWDEN was born on 31 Jul 1853 in Maries Co, MO. She died between 1870-1880 in Maries Co, MO (Red Rowden Cem, Maries Co, MO).

 

Notes for Charlotte Rowden: Never married

 

17.            iv. GEORGE W ROWDEN was born in 1855 in Maries Co, MO. He died on 14 Jul 1938 in Gas, Allen Co, KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS). He married MARTHA ELIZABETH VAUGHN. She was born on 20 Apr 1854 in Maries Co, MO. She died on 28 Jul 1915 in Iola, Allen Co., KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS).

 

9.      RACHEL5 BRANDON (Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born in 1828 in Roane Co, TN. She died about 1859 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married Calvin Lawson, son of Nathan Lawson Jr and Christian High about 1852 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He was born about 1825 in Kentucky. He died between 1865-1867 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

Calvin Lawson and Rachel Brandon had the following children:

 

i.        JOHN6 LAWSON was born in 1854 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He married EMILY UNKNOWN.

 

ii.       WILLIAM LAWSON was born in 1856 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

iii.      JULIA LAWSON was born in 1859 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

10.      CALVIN FRANCIS5 BRANDON (Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born in 1830 in Roane Co, TN. He died after 1880 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He married (1) EDEL UNKNOWN about 1850 in Alabama. She was born in 1827 in Alabama. She died about 1867 in Richwood Twp, Miller Co, MO. He married (2) EDITH CATHERINE BLANKENSHIP, daughter of Otis Blankenship and Julia A Snider about 1867 in Maries Co, MO. She was born in 1837 in Illinois. She died on 21 Aug 1886 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

Calvin Francis Brandon and Edel Unknown had the following children:

 

18.            i. MARY J6 BRANDON was born on 26 Feb 1851 in Alabama. She died on 07 Mar 1934 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married George Washington (Wash) Shelton, son of James Shelton and Leah Unknown on 05 Jan 1870 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He was born on 27 Jan 1849 in Missouri. He died on 01 May 1931 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

ii.       MARGARET E BRANDON was born in 1853 in Alabama.

 

19.            iii. CLEMENTINE A BRANDON was born in 1854 in Alabama. She married James A Copeland on 06 Oct 1872 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He was born in 1853 in Missouri.

 

iv.       WILLIAM P BRANDON was born in 1857 in Alabama. He married MARY E UNKNOWN.

 

v.        HENRIETTA L BRANDON was born in 1859 in Alabama.

 

Calvin Francis Brandon and Edith Catherine Blankenship had the following children:

 

vi.       NANCY A BRANDON was born in 1868 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She died in 1879 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

20.            vii. JOHN A BRANDON was born on 16 Mar 1872 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He died on 04 Dec 1930 in Joplin, Jasper Co, MO (Burial Forest Park Cem, Joplin, MO). He married Charlotte Jane Nelson, daughter of Charles Nelson and Margaret Elizabeth Rowden about 1897 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She was born in Mar 1880 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She died after 1930 in Ottawa Co, OK.

 

11.      WILLIAM5 BRANDON (Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born in 1831 in DeKalb Co, AL. He died in Of Denton, TX. He married MARGARET L UNKNOWN. She was born in 1845 in Missouri. She died in Of Denton, TX.

 

William Brandon and Margaret L Unknown had the following children:

 

i.        LEMUEL S6 BRANDON was born in 1870 in Gray, White Co, AR.

 

ii.       BYRON BRANDON was born in 1872 in Gray, White Co, AR.

 

iii.      MARGARET L BRANDON was born in 1873 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She died in 1877 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

iv.       EVELINA BRANDON was born in 1877 in Gray, White Co, AR.

 

12.      JOHN HARDING5 BRANDON (Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 24 Aug 1839 in DeKalb Co, AL. He died on 22 Jul 1892 in Pulaski Co, MO. He married (1) MALINDA ROWDEN, daughter of Nathaniel Harrison Rowden and Anna McKinney on 08 Feb 1857 in Miller Co, MO. She was born on 25 Dec 1838 in Illinois. She died on

4    Feb 1882 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He married (2) MARGARET E NICHOLS on 10 Jan 1884 in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

Notes for John Harding Brandon:

 

Civil War service, Co I, 11th Reg., MO Cal Volunteers; mustered in 13 Aug 1863; Discharged 12 Feb 1865 due to gunshot wound to right leg, hip & breast and deformity of fingers of right hand caused by gunshot wound received in fight with bushwackers.

 

John Harding Brandon and Malinda Rowden had the following children:

 

21.            i. MARGARET C6 BRANDON was born on 20 Feb 1859 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She died on 22 Sep 1943 in Crocker, Pulaski Co, MO. She married Pleasant Wilson in 1883 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He was born on 20 Dec 1857 in Boone Twp, Maries Co, MO. He died on 30 Jun 1936 in Crocker, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

ii.       LAURA A BRANDON was born on 19 Sep 1860 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

iii.      SARAH E BRANDON was born in 1864 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

iv.       INEY BRANDON was born on 22 Apr 1867 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She died on 20 Jul 1890 in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

v.        DONNIE V BRANDON was born on 23 Jul 1869 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

vi.       DORA R BRANDON was born on 28 Dec 1872 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She died in 1946.

 

vii.      EFFIE MALINDA BRANDON was born on 25 Feb 1874 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

viii.     LULY L BRANDON was born on 07 Sep 1876 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

22.            ix. WILLIAM ISSAC BRANDON was born on 12 Dec 1878 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He died on 24 Jun 1963 in Oilton, Creek Co, OK. He married Cora Estella Posten, daughter of Benjamin Avery Posten and Mary Ellen Dean on 25 Jul 1899 in Pulaski Co, MO. She was born on 10 Apr 1880 in Hanna, Pulaski Co, MO. She died on 31 Aug 1930 in Hanna, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

13.      MARGARET ANN5 BRANDON (Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 03 Apr 1842 in Tennessee. She died between 1875-1877 in Texas. She married John Smith Newkirk, son of Hiram Crabtree Newkirk and Malinda Ann Brandon on 26 May 1861 in Miller Co, MO. He was born on 13 Sep 1839 in Alabama. He died in Oklahoma.

 

John Smith Newkirk and Margaret Ann Brandon had the following children:

 

i.        LINDIE6 NEWKIRK.

 

ii.       WILLARD ARVINE NEWKIRK was born on 16 May 1862.

 

24.            iii.    WILLIAM HURRIAH NEWKIRK was born on 02 Dec 1866. He married UNKNOWN.

 

iv.       JOHN H MONROE NEWKIRK was born on 13 Jul 1868.

 

24.            v.     JAMES H NEWKIRK was born on 09 Jul 1869 in Miller Co, MO. He married MAGGIE UNKNOWN.

 

vi.       AMANDA ICEFEEN NEWKIRK was born on 11 Mar 1871 in Miller Co, MO.

 

vii.      ALBERT SIDNEY NEWKIRK was born on 03 Oct 1872 in Miller Co, MO.

 

viii.     MARION LEE NEWKIRK was born on 22 Jan 1875 in Texas. He married TILDA LOWE.

 

14.      MALINDA ANN5 BRANDON (Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden, Adam, Lewis, John, John, William, Thomas, John, Thomas, John, Edward, Robert). She married HIRAM C NEWKIRK.

 

Hiram C Newkirk and Malinda Ann Brandon had the following child:

 

i.        JOHN SMITH6 NEWKIRK. He died on 09 Jan 1917 in Near Washington, OK (at son's home). He married ANN BRANDON. She died in 1875 in Miller Co, MO.

 

Generation 6

 

15.      MARGARET ELIZABETH6 ROWDEN (Rufus M5, Asa4, Abraham Echols3 Sr, John2 Jr, John1) was born on 09 Jul 1849 in Osage Co, MO. She died on 05 Apr 1918 in Miller Co, MO. She married Charles Nelson before 1870 in Maries Co, MO. He was born in 1838 in Ohio. He died on 14 Nov 1887 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

Charles Nelson and Margaret Elizabeth Rowden had the following child:

 

i.        CHARLOTTE JANE7 NELSON was born in Mar 1880 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She died after 1930 in Ottawa Co, OK. She married John A Brandon, son of Calvin Francis Brandon and Edith Catherine Blankenship about 1897 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He was born on 16 Mar 1872 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He died on 04 Dec 1930 in Joplin, Jasper Co, MO (Burial Forest Park Cem, Joplin, MO).

 

16.      WILLIAM ASA6 ROWDEN (Rufus M5, Asa4, Abraham Echols3 Sr, John2 Jr, John1) was born in 1854 in Maries Co, MO. He married (1) AMANDA HELTON, daughter of Isaac Helton and Mary Ann Cowan on 09 Jul 1871 in Maries Co, MO. She was born about 1854 in Maries Co, MO. She died before 1875 in Maries Co, MO. He married (2) MARGARET KATHERINE WILSON on 14 Mar 1875 in Maries Co, MO. She was born on 23 Sep 1854 in Maries Co, MO. She died in 1949 in Johnstown, Weld Co, CO.

 

William Asa Rowden and Amanda Helton had the following child:

 

i. ISAAC M ONROE7 ROWDEN was born in 1872 in Maries Co, MO. He died on 01 Oct 1936 in Tuscumbia, Miller Co, MO. He married FANNIE ISONA COPELAND. She was born in 1878 in Maries Co, MO. She died about 1953.

 

William Asa Rowden and Margaret Katherine Wilson had the following children:

 

ii.       GEORGE WILBUR ROWDEN was born on 14 May 1877 in Maries Co, MO. He died in Jul 1936.

 

iii.      CHARLES ROWDEN was born in 1879 in Maries Co, MO.

 

17.      GEORGE W6 ROWDEN (Rufus M5, Asa4, Abraham Echols3 Sr, John2 Jr, John1) was born in 1855 in Maries Co, MO. He died on 14 Jul 1938 in Gas, Allen Co, KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS). He married MARTHA ELIZABETH VAUGHN. She was born on 20 Apr 1854 in Maries Co, MO. She died on 28 Jul 1915 in Iola, Allen Co., KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS).

 

George W Rowden and Martha Elizabeth Vaughn had the following children:

 

i.        FRED7 ROWDEN was born in 1875 in Maries Co, MO. He died in 1931 in Iola, Allen Co., KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS).

 

ii.       JAMES M ROWDEN was born in 1877 in Maries Co, MO. He died in 1933 in Iola, Allen Co., KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS).

 

iii.      CHARLOTTE "LOTTIE" ROWDEN was born in 1874 in Maries Co, MO. She died in 1958 in Iola, Allen Co., KS (Highland Cem, Iola, KS). She married CHARLES TRINE.

 

iv.       WILLIAM A ROWDEN was born in 1884 in Maries Co, MO.

 

v.        LOTTIE ROWDEN was born in 1889 in Maries Co, MO.

 

18.      MARY J6 BRANDON (Calvin Francis5, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 26 Feb 1851 in Alabama. She died on 07 Mar 1934 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married George Washington (Wash) Shelton, son of James Shelton and Leah Unknown on 05 Jan 1870 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He was born on 27 Jan 1849 in Missouri. He died on 01 May 1931 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

George Washington (Wash) Shelton and Mary J Brandon had the following children:

 

i.        DOWARD B7 SHELTON was born on 18 Nov 1870 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He died on 06 Aug 1951 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He married Martha Jane (Mattie) Unknown in 1893 in Miller or Maries Co, MO. She was born on 27 Mar 1874 in Missouri. She died on 01 Aug 1958 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

ii.       WILLIAM HERBERT SHELTON was born in Nov 1874 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He married Rosa M Unknown in 1907 in Richswoods, Miller. She was born in 1886 in Missouri.

 

iii.      MARY A SHELTON was born in 1876 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She died after 1930 in Tavern, Pulaski Co, MO. She married John B Walker, son of Unknown Walker and Elmira Unknown in 1904 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He was born in 1875 in Missouri. He died after 1930 in Tavern, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

iv.       EDMOND L SHELTON was born in Dec 1878 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He died in 1952 in Miller Co, MO. He married Flora T Unknown in 1902 in Richswoods, Miller. She was born in 1885 in Missouri. She died in 1924 in Miller Co, MO.

 

v.        EDITH L SHELTON was born in Mar 1881 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

vi.       GEORGE WASHINGTON SHELTON JR was born on 18 Nov 1883 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He died on 13 Oct 1905 in Miller Co, MO. He married (1) CARA UNKNOWN in 1897 in Richswoods, Miller. She was born in 1878 in Missouri. She died between 1898-1906 in Miller Co, MO. He married (2) LOUISE UNKNOWN before 1913 in Missouri. She was born in 1883 in Missouri.

 

vii.      SARAH E SHELTON was born in Jun 1886 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO.

 

viii.     ALLEN T SHELTON was born on 27 Feb 1889 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He died on 10  Nov 1984 in Miller Co, MO. He married Montie D Unknown on 20 Mar 1910 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She was born on 25 Nov 1888 in Missouri. She died on 15  Aug 1979 in Miller Co, MO.

 

19.      CLEMENTINE A6 BRANDON (Calvin Francis5, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born in 1854 in Alabama. She married James A Copeland on 06 Oct 1872 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He was born in 1853 in Missouri.

 

James A Copeland and Clementine A Brandon had the following children:

 

i.        EDA ANN Z7 COPELAND was born in 1874 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

ii.       EDNA L COPELAND was born in 1877 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

iii.      WILLIAM B COPELAND was born in 1879 in Miller, Maries Co, MO.

 

20.      JOHN A6 BRANDON (Calvin Francis5, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 16 Mar 1872 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He died on 04 Dec 1930 in Joplin, Jasper Co, MO (Burial Forest Park Cem, Joplin, MO). He married Charlotte Jane Nelson, daughter of Charles Nelson and Margaret Elizabeth Rowden about 1897 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She was born in Mar 1880 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. She died after 1930 in Ottawa Co, OK.

 

John A Brandon and Charlotte Jane Nelson had the following children:

 

i.        MARY MARGARET (MAGGIE)8 BRANDON was born in 1897 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She married John Frank Kenney, son of James Franklin Kenney and Josephine Unknown about 1915 in Jasper Co, MO. He was born in Jun 1895 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co, MO.

 

ii.       MARGARET CHARLOTTE BRANDON was born in 1901 in Oklahoma. She married RAYMOND I HAYWORTH. He was born in 1898 in Kansas.

 

iii.      AUBY FRANCIS BRANDON was born on 28 Apr 1903 in Galena, Jasper Co, MO. He died in Sep 1976 in Upland, San Bernardino Co, CA. He married AGNES UNKNOWN. She was born in 1910 in Missouri.

 

iv.       UEL BRANDON was born in 1908 in Galena, Jasper Co, MO. He died before 1920 in Galena, Jasper Co, MO.

 

v.        CLYDE C BRANDON was born on 04 Jan 1911 in Galena, Jasper Co, MO. He died in Feb 1986 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co, CA. He married Reasie Unknown about 1938 in Quapaw, Ottawa Co, OK. She was born in 1920 in Oklahoma.

vi.       CARL W BRANDON was born on 12 Sep 1913 in Galena, Jasper Co, MO. He died in Jul 1984 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co, CA.

 

21.      MARGARET C6 BRANDON (John Harding5, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 20 Feb 1859 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. She died on 22 Sep 1943 in Crocker, Pulaski Co, MO. She married Pleasant Wilson in 1883 in Miller, Maries Co, MO. He was born on 20 Dec 1857 in Boone Twp, Maries Co, MO. He died on 30 Jun 1936 in Crocker, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

Notes for Margaret C Brandon:

 

Obituary: Pulaski County Democrat, Waynesville, MO Thur Sep 20, 1943 "Margaret Brandon was born Feb. 20 1859, died Sept 22, 1943 at the age of 84 years, 7 months and two days. She was united in marriage to Plesant Wilson in the year of 1883. To this union were born 6 children, two whom survive. She, with her husband, moved to a farm on the Tavern creek west of Crocker in 1888 and lived on that farm continuously until the death of her husband in the year of 1936, when she moved to Crocker to be under the care of her son, W. L. Wilson, where she resided until her death. She was converted early in life and united with the Properity Church, then moved her membership to the Crocker Baptist Church where she remained a member until her death. Her life being one of usefulness in her community until advanced age limited her activities. She leaves to griever her passing a son, W. L. Wilson of Crocker, a daughter, Mrs. Ollie Mithell of Detroit, Mich., three grandchildren, Four sisters, Ethel Looney, Rose McKelvey and Donnie Culley, all of Sedalia Mo, Lue Wilson of Prosperine MO one brother, Bill Brandon of Oklahoma and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted at the Crocker Baptist Church by Rev. John L. Bandy of Waynesville Thursday morning at 11 o'clock, Sept 23. A large crown gathered...Hoops & Sons were in charge of the funeral service."

 

Notes for Pleasant Wilson:

 

Pulaski County Obituaries 192-1952 (index) compiled by Chris Rowell shows the following: Wilson, Pleasant, died 79 yrs, died Tuesday, 2 LBN (brother or sisters), Obit Date: July 2, 1936 Richland Mirror. (Note: Library at Richland also has newspapers) Wilson, Margaret Brandon, born Feb 20, 1939, died Sep 22, 1943, Married Pleasant William in 1883, 2 children Obit date: Sep 30 1943; Pulaski Co Democrat (newspapers at Waynesville, MO)

 

Pioneer County Resident Dies Pleasant Wilson Drops Dead at Farm Home As he stepped out of his barn door at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Wilson, pioneer resident living northwest of Crocker dropped dead of a heart attack. He was 79 years old. Mr. Wilson had lived on the same farm on Gunlock and Tavern creeks, five miles from Crocker, for the past 48 years. He is survived by his wife, one son W.L. Wilson, Crocker furniture dealer, and one daughter, Mrs. H.S. Mitchell, Detroit, Mich. Funeral services were set for 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Crocker Baptist church. This was taken from the Richland Mirror, Thursday, July 2, 1936

 

Pleasant Wilson and Margaret C Brandon had the following children:

 

i. WILLIAM LEE 7 WILSON was born on 20 Jul 1885 in Pulaski Co, MO. He died on 22 Sep 1961 in Crocker, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

ii.       FAY WILSON was born about 1892 in Pulaski Co, MO. She died in Of Detroit, MI. She married H S MITCHELL. He died in Of Detroit, MI.

 

iii.      OLLIE WILSON was born about 1894 in Pulaski Co, MO. He died in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

22.      WILLIAM ISSAC6 BRANDON (John Harding5, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 12 Dec 1878 in Richwood, Miller Co, MO. He died on 24 Jun 1963 in Oilton, Creek Co, OK. He married Cora Estella Posten, daughter of Benjamin Avery Posten and Mary Ellen Dean on 25 Jul 1899 in Pulaski Co, MO. She was born on 10 Apr 1880 in

Hanna, Pulaski Co, MO. She died on 31 Aug 1930 in Hanna, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

Notes for Cora Estella Posten:

 

Obituary: Richland Mirror, Richland, MO Sept 4, 1930 "Mrs. William Brandon dies..Mrs William Brandon died at 10 o'clock Sunday night at her home two miles southeast of Hanna, after a lingering illness of creeping paralysis. Funeral and burial Monday afternoon at Fairview near Hanna. The best wishes of her friends go with her to her new home."

 

William Issac Brandon and Cora Estella Posten had the following children:

 

i. ORVILLE EARL7 BRANDON was born on 18 May 1900 in Pulaski Co, MO. He died on 17 Jan 1975 in Waynesville, Pulaski Co, MO. He married Wilma Loveda Edwards, daughter of John William Edwards and Nina Cora Peterson in Jan 1921 in Pulaski Co, MO. She was born on 11 Sep 1900 in Pulaski Co, MO. She died on 04 Sep 1965 in Waynesville, Pulaski Co, MO.

 

ii. GUY HOBART BRANDON was born on 14 Jan 1902 in Pulaski Co, MO. He died on 30 Oct 1982 in Springfield, Greene Co, MO.

 

iii.      GLENN WILLIA BRANDON was born in 1903 in Pulaski Co, MO. He died on 21 Oct 1904 in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

iv.       DONNA MADALENE BRANDON was born on 15 Aug 1905 in Pulaski Co, MO. She died on 10 May 1990.

 

v.        CHARLES BRANDON was born on 23 Oct 1907 in Pulaski Co, MO. He died on 28 Oct 1907 in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

vi.       MARTIN A BRANDON was born about 1908 in Hartner, KS.

 

vii.      WILLIAM H BRANDON was born on 19 Feb 1912 in Hartner, KS. He died on 16 Sep 1990 in California.

 

viii.     BESSIE ETHEL BRANDON was born on 31 Jul 1915 in Pulaski Co, MO. She died on

 

6    Aug 1915 in Pulaski Co, MO.

 

23.      WILLIAM HURRIAH6 NEWKIRK (Margaret Ann5 Brandon, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 02 Dec 1866. He married UNKNOWN.

 

William Hurriah Newkirk and Unknown had the following child:

 

i.        JAMES WASHINGTON7 NEWKIRK was born on 17 Jan 1892. He died on 13 Feb 1974 in Weatherford, Parker Co, TX. He married VALLIE TUBBLEVILLE. She was born on

3    Apr 1909 in Alabama. He married AMY BELLE SEABERRY. She was born on 27 Mar 1896. He married ANNIE BILLY.

 

24.      JAMES H6 NEWKIRK (Margaret Ann5 Brandon, Rachel4 Rowden, Abraham Echols3 Rowden Sr, John2 Rowden Jr, John1 Rowden) was born on 09 Jul 1869 in Miller Co, MO. He married MAGGIE

 

UNKNOWN.

 

James H Newkirk and Maggie Unknown had the following child:

 

i.        JAMES H7 NEWKIRK was born on 03 May 1897. He died on 09 Oct 1918 in Oklahoma.