Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Family History bits...

On Apr 9th  1913, my Grandfather Eliakim Rowsell a 28 year old bachelor and lumberman, married Elizabeth Budgell, a 24 year old spinster. Eliakim was born on Dec 15th 1884 at Exploits Island, son of Robert Rowsell and Elizabeth Ann Stride. Elizabeth was born Mar 31 1889 at Leading Tickles, daughter of Isaac Budgell & Rosanna Noseworthy. Minister was an Ensign Ebsary, and the ceremony was witnessed by Adolphus Rowsell and Mollie Frampton.

Also, see this 1921 Census data, extracted from here:
SurName
Given Name
Sex
Rela.
 Status
 Birth Yr
Birth Mo
Age
Religion
 Birth Place
ROWSELL
 Elikiam
M
Head
Married
1885
Dec
35
 SA
 Exploits
ROWSELL
Elizabeth
F
Wife
Married
1889
Mar
32
SA
Leading Tickles
ROWSELL 
Cheslie(DAD)


Son 
Single 
1914
Mar 
7
SA 
Grand Falls
ROWSELL
Cecil
M
Son
Single
1916
Jan
5
SA
Grand Falls
ROWSELL
Ralph
M
Son
Single
1921
April
6 M
SA
Grand Falls

The following from the 1945 census:
ROWSELL 
Eliskim? 
Husband 


60
Exploits 
Grand Falls

ROWSELL
Elizabeth E.
Wife
F
M
54
Twillingate
Grand Falls

ROWSELL
Chesley
Son
M
S
31
Grand Falls
Grand Falls

ROWSELL
Cecil
Son
M
S
29
Grand Falls
Grand Falls

ROWSELL
Ralph
Son
M
S
24
Grand Falls
Grand Falls

ROWSELL
R.Roy
Son
M
S
20
Grand Falls
Grand Falls

ROWSELL
Anne M.
Adopted
F
S
13
Grand Falls
Grand Falls

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