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Rowena Palmer Howe
Birth: Dec. 28, 1828
Oswegatchie
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1907
Watson (Allegan County)
Allegan County
Michigan, USA

Husband's Great-great Aunt.

Daughter of Orville Horace Palmer & Lucy Almena Pratt; granddaughter of Noah & Tirzah (Whitney) Palmer. Known siblings:
Nancy Palmer (married George A. Garrison)
Benjamin Chauncey (m Agnes Alice Sage)
Orville Horace Palmer, Jr.

Married Worthington Smith Howe, November 8, 1854 in Allegan Co., MI.

Known children:
Valerie A. (m John Keel)
Mary A. (1857-1858)
Elizabeth T. (1859-1865)
Frances N. (1861-1873)
Warren P. (m Anna Dulmadge)
Worthington Smith (1864-1872)

After Uncle Worthington passed away, she married James E. Philley, April 26, 1873 in Watson, Allegan Co., MI. He was 47 and she was 48.

1880 Watson, Allegan Co., MI census:
James E. (head) 54 b NY Laborer
Rowena (wife) 50 b NY

1900 Watson, Allegan Co., MI census:
Rowena Phillo(sic) (head) Dec 1829 70 b NY, Widow 2, 1 child / 1 living
Warren Howe (son) Dec 1862 37 b MI,
m 6 years, Farmer
Anna Howe (dau-in-law) May 1873 27
b Canada, m 6 years, 2 children / 2 living
Hazel Howe (grddau) Sep 1895 4 b NY
Worthington Howe (grdson) Oct 1898 1 b NY

78 years, 6 months, 8 days

Many thanks for stone photos, graver, who first listed and graciously transferred memorial. Thanks also to Steve for photo of family burial stones. 
 
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 Parents:
  Almena Palmer (1810 - 1878)
 
 Spouses:
  James E. Philley (1825 - 1893)
  Worthington Smith Howe (1828 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Mary A Howe (1857 - 1858)*
  Elizabeth T Howe (1859 - 1865)*
  Warren P Howe (1862 - 1948)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rowena Palmer Howe (1828 - 1907)
  Benjamin Chauncey Palmer (1834 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hicks Cemetery
Martin
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: graver
Record added: Nov 08, 2003
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Rowena <i>Palmer</i> Howe
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Rowena <i>Palmer</i> Howe
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Rowena <i>Palmer</i> Howe
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