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View Tree for James RoweJames Rowe (b. Abt. 1753, d. Bef. 1830)

James Rowe was born Abt. 1753 in Culpepper Co. Va, and died Bef. 1830 in Pike Co. Ky. He married Elizabeth Tracey on 1791 in Giles Co. Va.

 Includes NotesNotes for James Rowe:
Note: Fought on the side of British in the Relvolutionary War.Saber wound to leg never healed properly, suffer from injury rest of life.
James left N.C. in 1781 & appears in Botetourt Co. Va 1790 census. In 1806 he moved to Giles Co. Va. In 1817 he moved his family to Pike Co. Ky. & is in the 1820 & 1830 census.

Source: AOL Rowe family file ; GEO CITIES Rowe family 00026

James Rowe Sr. left North Carolina in 1781 and appears in Botetourt County, Virginia on the 1790 census along with a Benjamin and George Rowe. These men were probably brothers. Benjamin and George disappear from the county after 1796. They could have moved to another state. James Sr. remained in Botetourt until 1806 when he moved to Spruce Run, a branch of New River in Giles County, Virginia. Stephen later lived on this land. James Rowe Sr. and all his sons except Stephen moved to Floyd County (now Pike County) Kentucky, in 1817, and are on the 1820 and the 1830 census for Floyd and Pike Counties, Kentucky.

James fought for the British in the Revolutionary War. He was wounded at the 'Battle of the Hawk' while fighting against the army of General 'Lighthorse' Lee, the father of Robert E. Lee. James was wounded by a sabre in the leg and carried the wound the rest of his life.
Title: Roger Rowe rrowe@megsinet.net


More About James Rowe and Elizabeth Tracey:
Marriage: 1791, Giles Co. Va.

Children of James Rowe and Elizabeth Tracey are:
  1. +Solomon Rowe, b. August 07, 1779, Chatham County, North Carolinia, d. Abt. 1842, Pike Co Ky.
  2. Thomas Rowe, b. Abt. 1774, d. date unknown.
  3. Mary Rowe, b. 1775, d. date unknown.
  4. James Rowe Jr, b. 1777, d. date unknown.
  5. John Rowe, b. 1787, d. date unknown.
  6. Stephen Rowe, b. 1780, d. date unknown.
  7. Joseph Joel Rowe, b. 1789, d. date unknown.
  8. Nancy Rowe, d. date unknown.
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