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Rowe-Thomas Genealogy


This web site is dedicated to the marriage of Robert Ernest Rowe of  Tennessee and Rosa Lee Thomas of  Mississippi, as well as their ancestors and descendants.

Robert Ernest Rowe Sr. was born 11 Sep 1876 in Cuba, Shelby, Tennessee.  He was the son of Thomas Granville Rowe and Camilla.  At present his mother's maiden name is in question.  Some sources say Douglas and others say Marcum.  "Ernie" had several occupations as he raised his 11 children, including farming, storekeeping and accounting. 

Rosa Lee Thomas was born 22 Feb 1880 in Hernando, DeSoto, Mississippi.  She was the daughter of John Thomas and Amanda Laughter.

Robert Ernest and Rosa Lee were married 5 Jun 1901 in Shelby County, TN.  They lived in northern Mississippi until around 1910 when they moved to Fountain, El Paso, CO.   They lived there for a few years before moving to Denver, where they lived the rest of their lives.  Both died and are buried in the area.

Their children are as follows:

Robert Leo Rowe

Frankie Love Nealy

Harry Leighton Rowe

Robert Ernest Rowe, Jr.

Richard Guinn Rowe

Camillis Bristow

Thomas Smith Rowe

Glen Rowe

Elton Aubrey Rowe (went by William)

Rosa Lee Hyde

Jack Dempsey Rowe

Some interesting research information:

Family photos

Marriage certificate of Robert Ernest Rowe and Amanda Thomas

1910 Census of El Paso County, CO, showing the Rowe family

Death certificate of Robert Ernest Rowe, Sr.

Thomas Smith Rowe by Wilma Rowe

For information or comments regarding this web site, please email the author Larry Hyde. The GEDCOM associated with the family found on this web site can be found in the LHYDE01 database of the Rootsweb World Connect web site. Many biographical notes are contained therein.