Rev Joseph Rowell

Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Nov 1842 (aged 75)
Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 33000093 · View Source
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age 75 years
[He was a graduate of Dartmouth College in the class of 1794 and a native of Rowley, Mass. He was ordained and installed over the Congregational church of Croydon Sept. 24, 1800, and dismissed in 1828 after a continous ministry of 28 years. He married Hannah Chase.]

[listing and death date is from the 1896 book compiled by Charles B. Spofford: "Grave Stone Records from the ancient cemeteries in the town of Claremont, NH"]

[Sources for the following are "Sketches of Dartmouth College Alumni" and "History of the Town of Cornish"

(Note - The Grave Stone Records Book referenced say he was the minister at Croydon. All other sources say he was the minister at Cornish, NH (same length of time and dismissal).)

Born 15 May 1767 in Newton, Middlesex County, MA to William and Hannah (Morse) Rowell. Graduated Dartmouth (A.M.) in 1794. Ordained pastor of Congregational Church at Cornish, NH on 24 Sept 1800. Dismissed 1 April 1828.

Married 15 Feb 1803 to Hannah Chase. Eleven children, many of them teachers, ministers and missionaries. Died Claremont, Sullivan County, NH 14 Nov 1842. (note - date is different from what the Grave Stone book has)

In addition to his children, its estimated that more than 40 of his church members became ministers or missionaries or wives of them]



  • Created by: Jan Franco
  • Added: 17 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 33000093
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Joseph Rowell (15 May 1767–16 Nov 1842), Find a Grave Memorial no. 33000093, citing Broad Street Cemetery, Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Jan Franco (contributor 46625834) .