James Rough/Rowe 1832 - 1920

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Copper Miner in Cornwall . Spent 10 years mining in Mexico ~1863-1872- this from family lore . A strong tempered man and a strict father- from Olive Rowe 1907

1832. James Rough baptised to Abednego Rough & Mary Ann Ralph 23/12/1832 in Gwennap -FMP

1841C. James Rough, 7, at Gordon, Gwennap with St Day, father Benjamin, 55, copper miner, mother Mary 40 and sister Elizabeth 15

Benjamin Rough Male 55 1786 Cornwall, England
Mary Rough Female 40 1801 Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Rough Female 15 1826 Cornwall, England
James Rough Male 7 1834 Cornwall, England

 

1842. A Benjamin Rowe dies Redruth Dec 1842 . No burial- thus giving age- on FMP nor Ancestry . Likely his father , James then aged ~10.

1851C. James Rough, 18, copper miner, was living Burnwithin, Gwennap with his mother and married sister

Mary Ann Rough Head Widow Female 54 1797 Ag Labr Gwennap, Cornwall, England
James Rough Son - Male 18 1833 Copper Miner Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Ambrose Bray Son-In-Law Married Male 46 1805 Copper Miner Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Bray Wife Married Female 27 1824 - Kea, Cornwall, England
Eliza Ann Bray Daughter - Female 4 1847 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Ambrose Bray Son - Male 2 1849 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England
James Bray Son - Male 0 1851 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England

1855. James Rowe, 21, miner, father Benjamin, marries Elizabeth Williams, 20, father Anthony, on 8/3/1855 in St Day Church. Both residing St Day. Both fathers miners.. Have m.c. Thomas Gregor was a witness

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Elizabeth & James - photo presumably passed down from Olive, their grandaughter who would have known James.

 

They have 7 children: James Henry Rowe Sep 1856; Anthony Rowe Jun 1858; Elizabeth Ann Rowe Jun 1860; Emily Jane Rowe Mar 1863; Thomas Frederick Rowe Dec 1872; Mary Ellen Rowe Jun 1874; Ernest Gregor Rowe Dec 1879 .

Surprisingly they do not call a son Benjamin after his father.

1861C. James Rawe, 28, copper miner, was living Goongumpas, Gwennap, Redruth

James Rawe Head Married Male 28 1833 Copper Miner Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Rawe Wife Married Female 25 1836 - Cornwall, England
James Rawe Son Unmarried Male 5 1856 Scholar Cornwall, England
Elizabeth A Rawe Daughter - Female 1 1860 - Cornwall, England
Anthony Rawe Son - Male 3 1858 Scholar Cornwall, England

1871C.Elizabeth Rowe was living Goongumpas, Gwennap, Redruth. James was abroad, mining, for ~10years : no children born 1863-1872: maybe took son James 1856 with him ?? Have searched for shipping records on Ancestry - no luck: records to the Caribbean scarce in any era.

Elizabeth Rowe Head - Female 35 1836 - Cornwall, England
Anthony Rowe Son - Male 13 1858 - Cornwall, England
Elizabeth A Rowe Daughter - Female 11 1860 - Cornwall, England
Emily J Rowe Daughter - Female 9 1862 - Cornwall, England

1879. Ernest Gregor Rowe was born Redruth Dec 1879 to James & Elizabeth. He was their youngest child

All the 7 Children of James & Elizabeth

1881C. James Rowe, 48, carrier of tin ores, was living Goongumpas, Gwennap, Redruth

James Rowe Head Married Male 48 1833 Carrier Of Tin Ores Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Rowe Wife Married Female 45 1836 Wife Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Autr Rowe Son Single Male 23 1858 Tin Miner Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Emily Rowe Daughtr Single Female 19 1862 Housemaid Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Thomas Fred Rowe Son Single Male 8 1873 Scholar Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Mary E Rowe Daughter Single Female 5 1876 Scholar Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Ernest J Rowe Son Single Male 1 1880 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Gregor Mother In Law Widow Female 74 1807 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England

1891C. James Rowe, 57, farmer, was living Gwennap, Redruth

James Rowe Head Married Male 57 1834 Farmer Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Rowe Wife Married Female 54 1837 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Mary E Rowe Daughter - Female 15 1876 Scholar Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Ernest G Rowe Son - Male 12 1879 Scholar Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Gregor Mother In Law Widow Female 81 1810 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England

1901C.James Rowe, 67, farmer, was living Goongumpas, Gwennap, Redruth

James Rowe Head Married Male 67 1834 Farmer Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Elizabeth Rowe Wife Married Female 64 1837 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Mary E Rowe Daughter Single Female 24 1877 - Gwennap, Cornwall, England

1902. Elizabeth Rowe, 66 , dies Redruth Sep 1902- certainly she: husband, James, buried in 1920 in the same grave .. No probate. Died , aged 65, on 11/9/1902, buried in St Day Parish Church -FMP Cornish Memorials Row V Grave 31

1911C. James Rowe , 77, widower, O A pensioner, was living Goongumpas, St Day Scorier, Gwennap, Redruth , living in 3 rooms, married 56 years, 7 children, all alive

James Rowe Head Widower Male 77 1834 O A Pensioner St Day Gwennap Cornwall

1913. James Rowe, ~79, widower, marries Emily Kellow Redruth Mar 1913. Look up in CPC

In 1911C, at Gwennap, Redruth

Emily Kellow Head Widow Female 66 1845 House Charing Cornwall Gwennap

1920. James Rowe dies, at Goongumpas, St Day on 7/4/1920 aged 87, - FMP Cornishman- Redruth Jun 1920. Died , aged 88, buried on 11/4/1920, St Day Parish Church -FMP Cornish Memorials. Row V Grave 31- same as his wife 1902 : seemingly no other Rowes/Williams/Hales in this grave : http://cornwallminingvillagechurchyards.net/st-day-burials?page=1

Probate, James Rowe of Goongumpas, of £95 to his widow Emily

Emily Rowe maybe dies Redruth Mar 1932, aged 91- only death age even near!( 1911C would have her nearer 87). Unsurprisingly, no probate. Not on FMP Cornish Memorials

 

 

 

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