|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1852|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 1922|
Husband of: Mary Jane McManus Rowles.
Children: Nancy Cecilia Rowles Moloney, George Leonard, John William, Edward Luke, Florence Mary Rowles Call, Frank P., and Harry Charles.
Son of: George R. Rowles and Anna (Nancy) Maher Rowles.
George was raised in Goodhue County, Minnesota but after his marriage he moved to Stevens County in western Minnesota. All their children were baptised in the western churches (Morris and later Graceville where he may have owned or operated a hotel). In about 1898 he moved with his family to Spokane, Washington. He was going to the Yukon for gold, but Mary talked him into stopping in Spokane.
Spokane Daily Chronicle, Jan. 21 1922:
" George Rowles Taken By Death. George W. Rowles, aged 69, for 23 years a resident of Spokane, died this morning at his home in the Wilson Apartments. Death was due to heart trouble.
Mr. Rowles had been in the employ of the city for the last 19 years. At the time of his death he was sewer inspector [superintendent], being connected with the department of public works. He was a member of the Knghts of Columbus and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
The deceased was born in New York and came to Spokane from Minnesota. Besides his wife he is survived by five sons, George Jr.(sic. George Leonard), J.W., Edward L., and Harry C., all of Spokane and Frank T., now residing in Minneapolis; and two daughters, Mrs T.E. Moloney of Spokane and Mrs C.G.Call of Minneapolis.
Funeral arrangements have not been made pending word from relatives in the east.The body is at Buchanan, Hennessey and Calloway's."
Spokane Chronicle, Jan 22 1922:
Funeral at Our Lady of Lourdes cathedral, Rev. Father Verhagen will officiate.
George R. Rowles (1823 - 1911)
Anna Maher Rowles (1822 - 1894)
Mary Jane McManus Rowles (1851 - 1928)*
Nancy Cecilia Rowles Moloney (1877 - 1970)*
George Leonard Rowles (1879 - 1946)*
John William Rowles (1882 - 1965)*
Edward Luke Rowles (1884 - 1963)*
Florence Mary Rowles Call (1887 - 1974)*
Frank P. Rowles (1888 - 1959)*
Harry Charles Rowles (1891 - 1949)*
Luke Rowles (1850 - 1879)*
George W. Rowles (1852 - 1922)
John Rowles (1854 - 1926)*
Timothy James Rowles (1856 - 1906)*
Edward Rowles (1859 - 1911)*
Sarah Rowles (1861 - 1877)*
Patrick Rowles (1863 - 1958)*
William Rowles (1867 - 1889)*
Fairmount Memorial Park
Maintained by: Ann Lamb
Originally Created by: Marjorie Meagher
Record added: Oct 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43202797