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Elijah A. Rowden
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1791
Halifax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 29, 1868
Cedar County
Missouri, USA

Elijah Rowden married Celia Hughes on 29 Feb 1820 in Rhea Co., Tennessee. They had 11 children:

Matilda Jane 1820-1878
Malinda 1824-1904
Joseph (Jose) 1825-1895
John 1827-1904
Mesheck 1830-1867
Ezekiel 1832-1880
Sarah 1835-1854
Delila C. 1837-1871
William Allen 1839-1911
Cynthia 1851-1852
Sarah L. 1856-?

Elijah was widowed by Celia on 26 Mar 1857 in Cedar Co., Missouri.

Elijah Rowden married Pheba Jane Ford on 29 Apr 1858 in Polk County, Missouri. She was 21 years old and Elijah was 63. They had 4 children:

Alice E. 1859-?
James F. 1860-1932
Jefferson J. 1864-1900
Berry Elkannah 1867-1926

Elijah was the son of Joseph "Jose" Rowden and Susanna "Sooky" Adams; the grandson of John Rowden, Sr. and Sarah Hubbard Echols; and the great-grandson of John Rowden and Miss Johnson

Elijah's siblings, added by Susie and Rod Smith, were:
Abednigo b. 1792, Henry Co., VA
Shadrack b. 1792, Henry Co., VA
Sarah T. b. abt 1800
Prudence b. abt 1803
Obedience L. b. 1804
John twin
Samuel Echols twin
Hammedatha D. b. 1807 d. 1863
Laban B. b. 1808
Joseph b. 1812
Absolom b. abt 1798 Henry Co., VA
Family links: 
  Celia Hughes Rowden (1798 - 1857)*
  Malinda Rowden Butler (1820 - 1904)*
  Joseph Rowden (1825 - 1895)*
  John Rowden (1827 - 1904)*
  Ezekiel Rowden (1831 - 1880)*
  Sarah Rowden (1835 - 1854)*
  William Allen Rowden (1839 - 1911)*
  Cynthia Ann Rowden (1851 - 1852)*
  James F. Rowden (1860 - 1932)*
  Jefferson Jackson Rowden (1864 - 1900)*
  Berry Elkanah Rowden (1867 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Elijah's grave not marked, but it is assumed to be next to Cecelia's. Grave for Phebe Jane Ford Rowden not found.
Lindley Prairie Cemetery
Cedar County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Alexa
Originally Created by: SRS
Record added: Nov 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80388703
Elijah A. Rowden
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In memory of my great great grandfather.
- Alexa
 Added: Feb. 23, 2015
Resting in peace!
- pat faulkner
 Added: Nov. 2, 2012

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