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John W Rowell

  • Birth 26 Jan 1856 Georgia, USA
  • Death 15 Jan 1936 Mount Vernon, Franklin County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Mount Vernon, Franklin County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 36883483

Parents: "Thomas" Thompson J Rowell & Elizabeth K -- both parents were from Georgia, USA)

John and Rachel (Babe) had 8 children, including:

Robert T (b 1875), Savanna Lula (b 1879), General Jonah (b 1881), George W (b: 1883), Estella (b: 1894).

According to John's DC, he died from broncho pneumonia at age 79 years 11 months, 20 days. His occupation was farmer. He was a widower.

Other Relatives:
Brother: E Quille Vancuee Rowell
Brother: General Jackson Rowell
Brother: Thomas Richard Rowell

Research Notes: AKA "Johnny Rowell". The "Rowell" name in official records was often spelled as "Roell", which is how the name is often pronounced (not an uncommon clerical error). Also, John's mother was Elizabeth K (Wholeblood), Yancy, or Young. (Also was found spelled as "wholebrood" -- family members say she was written in the census as "wholeblood" or "whole blood" meaning not 1/8, 1/4 blood, or 1/2 blood native American genealogy).

Family Members

Gravesite Details According to the Cemetery Office, reported, specifically: according to the Franklin County Genealogical Society Cemetery Book John W. Rowell grave is unmarked Mt. Vernon- no parents listed.





  • Created by: Steve & Linda
  • Added: 8 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36883483
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John W Rowell (26 Jan 1856–15 Jan 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36883483, citing Mount Vernon City Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Franklin County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Steve & Linda (contributor 46820125) .