|Birth: ||unknown, Ireland|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1914|
Richard Michael Rowan was born between 1843 and August 1854. It appears he was born in Ireland and emigrated from Liverpool, England, to Louisiana. The given name Richard has been found only on the 1900 census of New Orleans, Louisiana.
About 1868, Michael married Mary Margaret HERLIHY, born 11 March 1853, the 15 year old daughter of Timothy George HERLIHY. Michael ROWAN is named as representing his wife's interests in the succession file of Mary's mother, Catherine HERLIHY who died 5 Feb 1869.
Michael and Mary were the parents of 12 children: Mary Ann, Catherine, Agnes, Amelia Lillian, Bridget Jeanette, Michael George, Loretta Josephine, Maggie Viola, Antoinette Cidonia, John William, Alice Myrtle, and Ethel Rowan.
Obituary: On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1914, at 4:30 p. m., MICHAEL ROWAN, beloved husband of Mary HERLIHY, a native of Ireland. The relatives and friends of the Rowan family, and Holy Name Society of St. Michael's Church, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, 1664 St. Thomas street, Thursday Afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery[*], Algiers, La. Liverpool (England) papers please copy.
[*] Joseph Mann located and photographed Michael's grave in St. Bartholomew's Cemetery, Algiers, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. [Find A Grave Memorial# 123358260]
Mary Margaret Herlihy Rowan (1853 - 1934)*
Saint Bartholomew’s Cemetery
Plot: Section II, Row 2, Right Side
Created by: Robert Louis Daniell
Record added: Jan 13, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123358260