Thirza Rowe1

(22 October 1879 - 1 March 1883)
FatherJoseph King Rowe2,1 (Jun 1852 - Nov 1924)
MotherEllen McConnell2,1 (cir. 1850 - Feb 1883)
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Thirza Rowe was born on 22 Oct 1879 Dundas, Wentworth Co., ONT, CAN, cert shows Thirza as d/o Joseph Rowe, carpenter of Dundas, the informant, and Ellen McConnell, reg. Jan 30th 1880.1,2
     Thirza Rowe died on 1 Mar 1883 Dundas, Wentworth Co, ONT, CAN; cert shows Thirza as aged 3 yrs, 5mths, born Town of Dundas, C of England, father Joseph Rowe, Taven Keeper of Dundas; died of typhoid fever, 4 weeks, this being 2 weeks after her mother died of childbirth complications.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     The census of 1880 showed Margaret and Thursey and their brother Joseph in the household of their parents Joseph and Ellen Rowe Maryland St (55), Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, USA, enumerated as ROWE: Joseph 28, carpenter, b ENG as were both parents; wife Ellen, 29, b Canada, parents both b Ireland; Children (all b Canada marked as at home and can't read or write!): Joseph, 5, Margaret, 3, Thursey, 8mths (b Nov) (their soujourn in the States can't have been longer than from Oct 1879 to Feb 1883 as children were born in Dundas, Ontario in those months.)4,2
ChartsMy direct DAWE line
ROWE descendant chart
Last Edited7 May 2012


  1. online at, Birth 1879 Thirza ROWE, from Ontario, CAN Births 1869-1907, Roll Number: MS929_46, copy d/loaded Jan 2006.
  2. Letter, Pat NICHOLS nee BAKER (20707) to L Henderson (1), Family of Joseph and Ellen ROWE, 1880 census, Buffalo, USA, rcvd Aug 2002.
  3. online at, Dth 1883 Thirza ROWE, from Ontario, CAN Deaths 1869-1932, Pg 514 #018458, copy d/loaded Jan 2006, on same page as mother Ellen.
  4. 1880 Census images,, 1880 Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: T9_830; Family History Film: 1254830; Page: 475.2000; Enumeration District: 157; Image: 0750, copy d/loaded Jan 2006.

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