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The ROWE project would like to:

  • list as many Families, by Earliest Ancestor and Line Leader (researcher) as we can identify.
  • locate descendants of each family and arrange their participation in the DNA project

Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but those families with a man representing them in the DNA Project will be identified.
Please read the Notes on Pedigrees  before submitting your pedigree, which may be via this link, or via gedcom to the administrator (no dates for the living will be displayed, and it will only be used for the purposes of dna reporting).

Where matches have been found between participants, some additional information may be found on the ROWE detail pages of DNA Surnames, and also check out the Project Diary (Blog).

Many links will open in a new page. In general a name link will take you to either the detail pages on DNA Surnames or a pedigree submitted to the WFN pedigree pages, and an R-nn link will take you to the summary results on this site, but in a new page.

Last updated November 20, 2014


E1b1a Haplogroup


I Haplogroup

  • John Rowe b c1793 Ulster, Ireland  m Elizabeth Scott - L Rowe [lrowe AT]
    • Thomas Rowe b c1830 Ulster, Ireland  m1 Martha m2 Ellen Moore
      • John Henry Rowe b 6 Nov 1851 Durham, ON, Canada  m Jane Ann McGinness
        • John Elmer Rowe b 19 Jul 1891 Pembina, ND  m Edna Mae Saunders R-22

I1 Haplogroup

  • Robert Row b c1744, d 1820 Bruisyard Suff Eng, m Elizabeth Keable - Peter Row [prow8021 AT]
    • James Row b 1783 Rendham Suff Eng, d 1862 Bruisyard Suff Eng, m Hannah Carley
      • Joshua Row b 1822 Bruisyard Suff Eng d 1898 Launceston Tas m LauraChapman
        • John Row b 1862 Bracknell Tas d 1900 Roma Qld m Emily Matilda Goodyer
          • John Varian Row b 1894 Oakleigh Vic, d 1972 Ipswich Qld Aus, m Ruth L Richards - R-1
  • Thomas Rowe, b c1800 NC - d c1845 Richmond Co, GA?, m May Smare - Randall Rowe [rowesof4 AT]
    • Robert J. Rowe
    • James Rowe, b c1832 Richmond Co, GA, m Mary Ann (Hood) Walker
      • Robert Rowe
      • John R. Rowe
      • James Jr. Rowe
      • Charles Rowe
      • William Rowe
      • Richard Rowe
      • Thomas R. Rowe, b Oct 28, 1874 Walton Co, GA, m Leila Murrell
        • Robert Lee Rowe
        • John Rowe
        • Claude Millard Rowe, b Mar 9, 1903 Walton Co, GA, m Maggie Lee Adams - R-2
        • Richard Rowe
        • Weyman Rowe
        • Truman Rowe
        • James Rowe
    • Kenny or Henry Rowe
    • William Rowe
  • R-27
  • R-34 (unpredicted haplogroup but 11/12 with R-02)
  • John Roe, b Apr 21, 1721 Westmoreland, VA m Sarah Gudgin Researcher: Cindy Roe Littlejohn c11roe "at" Kit #350692 (see forum post Oct 2014)
    • Solomon Roe m Nancy Hancile
      • John H. Roe, b 1780; d 1841 m Cynthia Gilstrap
        • Solomon H. Roe, b 1809 Pendleton Dis, SC m Nancy R. Tatum
          • John Wesley Roe, b Apr 1, 1832 m Mary Ann Lovelady
            • William Columbus Roe, b Apr 15, 1866 GA m Alice Hackney
              • William Thomas Roe, b Jan 19, 1893 Whitfield Co, GA m Georgia Lucille Smith
                • James Wiley Roe R-45 m Nell Thomas

R1a1 Haplogroup

R1b1 Haplogroup

R1b1b2 Haplogroup

  • Henry Rowe d 1678 Burrington, Co. Devon, England m Susan - Charles Rowe [chiprowe AT]
    • Charles Rowe b 1655 Burrington m Johan Woollacott
      • John Rowe b 1686 Burrington  m Susan Hartnoll
        • Henry Rowe b 1720 Burrington m Jane
          • Charles William Rowe b 1754 Burrington m Elizabeth Batt
            • Henry Rowe b 1799 Burrington  m Alice Shobbrock
              • Charles William Rowe b 1820 Burrington Exeter, Canada m Mary Rudd
                • Alice Rowe b 1860 Exeter, Canada m Charles L. Rowe
              • Henry Rowe b 1826
              • John Rowe b 1830 Co. Devon  m Mary Ann Fursdon
                • Charles L. Rowe b 1861 Genesee Co., MI m Alice Rowe
                • John Henry Rowe b 1854 Genesee Co., MI m Ella Moore
                  • Merton Rowe
                    • James Rowe
Charles Row b. circa 1690 Broadclyst, Devon, England m Mary RatcliffeRoger North-Row 
├──Robert Row, b. 1714 Silverton, Devon, England m Elizabeth Heard
│  ├── John Row, b. 1760 Cutcombe, Somerset, England m Joan Kent
│  │    ├── William North-Row, b. 1810 Tiverton, Devon, England m Elizabeth Hewitt
│  │    │    └──Saint John Kent North Row, b. 1870 Tiverton, Devon, England m Ethel Maud Madden
│  │    │        └── John William Glengall North-Row, b. 1907 Axminster, England m Olive May Paling
│  │    │              └──John North-Row  m Margaret Warren
│  │    │                   └── Roger North-Row ( R-33)
│  │    ├── John Kent Row, b. 1805 Cove, Tiverton, Devon, England
│  │    ├──Robert North Row, b. 1806 Cove, Tiverton, Devon, England
│  │    ├── Samuel Kent Row, b. 1808 Cove, Tiverton, Devon, England
│  │    └── Thomas Kent Row, b. 1812 Cove, Tiverton, Devon, England
│  ├── Charles Row, b. 1749 Silverton, Devon, England
│  │    └──Charles Row, b. circa 1780 Silverton, Devon, England
│  └── Robert Heard Row, b. 1751 Silverton, Devon, England m Elizabeth Pyke
├──Richard Row, b. 1718 Silverton, Devon, England
│   ├── Charles Row, b. circa 1740 Silverton, Devon, England m Joan Unknown
│   ├── Richard Row, b. circa 1742 Silverton, Devon, England
│   ├── Robert Row, b. circa 1760 Silverton, Devon, England
│   └── James Row, b. circa 1760 Silverton, Devon, England
├──Charles Row, b. 1711 Silverton, Devon, Englandland
└──John Row, b. 1723 Silverton, Devon, England

ROWEs of Devonshire, England, researcher Lorna Henderson (web pages)

Joseph Rowe b. say 1695 ?Bere Ferrers, Devon, England m Florence Stephens
└── Joseph Rowe, b. between 1721 and 1725 Bere Ferrers, Devon, England m Hannah UnknownSurname ?Harris
     ├── Joseph Rowe, chr. 1749 Bere Ferrers, DEV, ENG m Elizabeth Cross
     │   └──Matthias Rowe, chr. 1780 Buckland Monachorum, Devon, England m Ann King
     │       └── William Rowe, b. circa 1827 Hele, Bickleigh, Devon, England m Honor Daw
     │            └── Matthias Rowe, b. 1852 Stoke Damerel, Devon, England m Caroline Emma Austin
     │                 └── Albert Rowe, b. 1873 Huirangi, Taranaki, NZ m Isabel Mary Purdie
     │                      └── Hugh Maxwell Rowe, b. 1902 Waitara, Taranaki, NZ m Annie May Draper
     │                           └── Max Rowe R-23
     ├── John Rowe, b. circa Sep 1757 Bere Ferris, Devon, England m +Charity Blagdon
     │   ├── Blagdon Rowe, chr. 1782 Devon, England
     │   ├── Joseph Rowe, chr. 1785 Devon, England
     │   ├── James Rowe, chr. 1788 Devon, England
     │   ├── William Rowe, chr. 1799 Devon, England m Elizabeth UnknownSurname ?CUDLIP?
     │   │    └── Richard Rowe, b. circa 1844 Beer Ferris, Devon, England m Elizabeth Rowe
     │   │         └── Stanley Rowe, b. 1876 Beer Ferris, Devon, England m Elizabeth Staplin
     │   │               └── Hedley Richard Rowe, b. 1898 Devon, England d. 1978 Claremore, Oklahoma
     │   └──Richard Rowe, chr. 1802 Devon, England m Jane Westlake
     │        └── Elizabeth Rowe, b. 1846 Filley, Devon, England m Richard Rowe
     │             └── Stanley Rowe (see above)
     └── Matthias Rowe, b. circa Mar 1760 Bere Ferris, Devon, England m Sarah Dunkin
           └── James Rowe, chr. 1787 Bere Ferris, Devon, England m Elizabeth Ann Colman
               └── Henry Colman Rowe, chr. May 1836  Lydford, Devon, England m Emma Matthews
                    └── William Ernest Rowe, b. 1869 Princes Town, Devon, England m Elizabeth Jackson
                         └── Herbert Henry Ernest Rowe b. Essex, England
                               └── Ernest Rowe R-26

William Rowe, d. 1721 Norfolk Co., VA - Steven Rowe [ smclontz (AT)]
└── John Rowe, b. 1712; d. May 1805, Hancock Co., GA
    └── Joshua Rowe, b. ca 1730, Norfolk Co., VA
        └── Robert Rowe, b. 1755, Beaufort Co., NC
            └── John Rowe, b. 1784, Beaufort Co., NC
                └── Asa Rowe, b. 1806, Beaufort Co., NC
                    └──  John Tillman Rowe, b. Nov. 26, 1829, Beaufort Co., NC
                        └──  Jesse Lawrence Rowe, b. Mar. 12, 1867, Beaufort Co., NC
                            └──  Joseph Vance Rowe, b. Apr. 20, 1893, Small, Beaufort, NC
                                └──  Edgar Riley Rowe, b. Dec. 4, 1922, Trenton, Jones, NC
                                    └── Steven Edgar Rowe, b. Hartsville, Darlington, SC R-30

R-21 (awaiting pedigree information - a 12/12 match with R-30)
  • Matthew b. 1793?  m. Elizabeth Goetchius - Ted Rowe [tedrowe AT]
    • Syrenus b.1827  m. Eliza Avery
      • Frederick b. 1854  m. Margaret McBride
        • Edward T. b. 1881  m. Ida Curtin
          • John C. b. 1909 m. Evelyn Shields R-18

Family of William ROE/Bersheba CATLETT of Virginia: Researcher Dawn ROE (beatatune AT tds DOT net)
Has genetic matches with the Spencer surname with both families residing within the same territory in the State of Ohio.

  • William Roe b. 1822 Virginia m. Bersheba Catlett
    • Mahlon Roe b. 1850 Franklin, Ohio m. Mary Elizabeth Walker
      • James William Harrison Roe b. 1874 LaSalle Co., Illinois m. Grace Bell Bowers
        • Thurman Albert Roe b. 1903 Lewisburg, Twin Twp, Preble Co., Ohio m. Hazel Hall

R1b1b2 Awaiting pedigree information:

  • R-5 (67/67 match with R-7 - Lineage 4)
    R-7 (67/67 match with R-5 - Lineage 4)
    R-19 (although only 11/12 or 10/12 with R-5 and R-7, provisionally also assigned to Lineage 4)
    R-14 (although only 11/12 or 10/12 with R-5 and R-7, provisionally also assigned to Lineage 4)

Pending results:

Patriarch lines yet to find a representative

  • John Rowe m Hannah Goss - mlslabaugh [michslab AT]
    • Mehitable Rowe b 14 Nov 1757 Danville, NH m Samuel Lovrien Jr.
  • Frederick Rowe, b c1790 - Mark Sikes [wrasses AT]
    • Peter A. Rowe, b. Dec 6, 1824 MCintosh Co. GA, m Rachel Walcron
      • Owen Harley Rowe, b: Nov 22, 1867 GA, m Susan Francis Thomas
        • Eunice Irene Rowe, b: June 17, 1907 GA, m Everett Owen Sikes
  • William Row b 7/20/1806 NC  m Mary Fincher - thetramp [sayhey4 AT]
    • Mary Row b 1830 Greene Co., TN
      • Elizabeth Rowe b 1/1/1864 Magoffin Co., KY m Link Nichols
  • John Rowe m. Eleanor Rodda [rosamond DOT brown AT verizon DOT net]
    • Edwin Rowe b 1834 England Immigrated 1869. Known for sketching the broadside of “Great Battle of Homestead” – July 6,1892 (Homestead, PA)
      • Harriet Rowe m Richard Martin Culp
  • Robert McLyn Rowe, b 1864, Wales m Margaret F. Thomas
    • Cecil Rowe, b c1884, Coal Creek (now Lake City), Anderson County, TN, m Nell
    • Mclyn Rowe, b c1886, Coal Creek (now Lake City), Anderson County, TN
    • Victor Rowe, b c1888, Coal Creek (now Lake City), Anderson County, TN
    • Evelyn Rowe, b 1890, Coal Creek (now Lake City), Anderson County, TN, m David Pinkney Caldwell

ROWE of Lamerton, Devon - placeholder

Nicholas ROWE Poet Laureate


Last updated November 20, 2014


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