Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Rowes in:
 • Orbisonia Cemetery
 • Orbisonia
 • Huntingdon County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Mayme Fayette Briggs Rowe
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: May 12, 1876
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1949, USA

Daughter of George Wilson BRIGGS and Sarah Elizabeth HILDEBRAND. Married Charles Carothers ROWE 11 July 1894 at Orbisonia.

Mrs. Mayme Fayette Rowe, widow of Charles Rowe of Orbisonia, died early Wednesday morning, July 27, 1949, after a long illness. She was born in Rockhill Furnace, a daughter of George W. and Elizabeth (Hildebrand) Briggs. Her husband, Charles Rowe, preceded her in death on September 16, 1944. Mrs. Rowe was a member of the Orbisonia Methodist Church and of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Orbisonia American Legion. She was the last survivor of her immediate family. Surviving are the following seven children: Mrs. Martina Wood of Chicago, Ill., Betty (Mrs. B.E.Gnuse) of Willemette, Ill., Audrey (Mrs. Victor Bair) of Shade Gap, Ruby (Mrs. Orris Waite) of Orbisonia, John of Mount Union, Joseph of Shippensburg and Richard of Orbisonia. Four grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the Orbisonia Methodist Church with her pastor, the Rev. William Getchey, officiating. Interment will be made in the Orbisonia Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ott funeral home, Orbisonia, anytime until noon on Saturday.
The Daily News
Huntingdon, Huntingdon Co., PA
Thursday, July 28, 1949
Page 17 
Family links: 
  George Wilson Briggs (1841 - 1900)
  Sarah Elizabeth Hildebrand Briggs (1846 - 1919)
  Charles Carothers Rowe (1873 - 1944)*
  Betty Rowe Gnuse (1898 - 1972)*
  John Roland Rowe (1899 - 1973)*
  Audrey Maxine Rowe Bair (1910 - 1992)*
  Ruby M. Rowe Waite (1915 - 2009)*
  Richard William Rowe (1915 - 1999)*
  Charles Briggs (1869 - 1916)*
  Ira Otis Briggs (1872 - 1944)*
  Mayme Fayette Briggs Rowe (1876 - 1949)
  Currence Briggs Wilson (1878 - 1931)*
  Lula L. Briggs Carothers (1884 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Mayme F. Rowe 1877 - 1949
Orbisonia Cemetery
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Aug 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15317007
Mayme Fayette <i>Briggs</i> Rowe
Added by: Cheryl
Mayme Fayette <i>Briggs</i> Rowe
Added by: Kathryn Doyle
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt
 Added: Apr. 8, 2008

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service