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John Rowan "Rowan, Row" Herndon
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1807
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1882
Knox County
Illinois, USA

John Rowan & his brother, James A. owned and operated a store in New Salem, Menard County, Illinois. The store was later purchased by a Mr. Berry & Abraham Lincoln. They were cousins of William Henry Herndon, law partner and biographer of Abraham Lincoln. Prior to his marriage to Julia, J.R. was married to an Elizabeth Graham of Kentucky. They were married 20 Dec 1828 in Green County, Kentucky. They settled in New Salem and had 2 children. She was accidently shot and died on 18 Jan 1833. Where she was laid to rest remains a mystery. She was the daughter of Jeremiah and Mary Graham of Kentucky and sister of Mentor Graham of Menard County. 
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  Julia Ann Clark Herndon (1812 - 1888)
  Thomas J. Herndon (1831 - 1893)*
  Jackson Lemuel Herndon (1842 - 1885)*
  Mary E. Herndon Bone (1850 - 1902)*
*Calculated relationship
Hope Cemetery
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Record added: Jul 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54818824
John Rowan Rowan, Row Herndon
Added by: Carole Herndon Weimer
John Rowan Rowan, Row Herndon
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 Added: Jul. 8, 2013

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