Grace Loanza <I>Rowley</I> Coale

Grace Loanza Rowley Coale

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 4 Mar 1952 (aged 78)
Napa County, California, USA
Burial Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 35074979 · View Source
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Griselda Loanza Rowley was born on August 27, 1873 in Illinois (likely McClean County), to Loanzah Harris (Swan) and Edward Oscar Rowley. Griselda, sometimes spelled "Chriselda" was known by friends and family as "Grace."

The children of Loanzah and Edward Rowley included: Mabel C, George W, John W, Ebenezer Swan, Edward Oscar, Griselda Loanzah, and Eugene Arthur. Edward died in Missouri (Death location from abstract of Civil War Widow's pension). Loanzah would raise the children in McLean County, Illinois.

Grace married
Ellis Pusey Coale on February 14, 1894 in McLean County, Illinois. Ellis was born July 23, 1868 in Maple Grove, Huntington County, Indiana to Sarah Ann (Moore) and Edward Coale.

Ellis and Grace continued to live in McLean County, Illinois until after 1900. Their daughter Elizabeth was born in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California in June 1907. By 1910, when their daughter Lucille (Cindy) was born, they had relocated to Tulare County, California. By 1930, the Coale family was living in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California.

Grace and Ellis' children included: Edna Mae (1895), Herbert (1897), Charlotte Irene (1898), Elizabeth Luella (1907), Lucille *Cindy* (1910), and Dorothy Griselda (1919).

Grace and Ellis both came from families with a strong "Society of Friends" heritage (Quaker).

Grace passed away March 4, 1952 in Napa, California. Grace was buried in the Arroyo Grande Cemetery District in Arroyo Grande, California.

Ellis lived the last years of his life near his children in Arroyo Grande, California. He passed away March 1, 1965 in Santa Barbara, California and was buried in the Arroyo Grande Cemetery District in Arroyo Grande, California.


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  • Created by: Ellen (Welch) Rowley
  • Added: 22 Mar 2009
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  • Ellen (Welch) Rowley
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Loanza Rowley Coale (27 Aug 1873–4 Mar 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35074979, citing Arroyo Grande Cemetery, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ellen (Welch) Rowley (contributor 47042044) .