Tag Archives: Rowland

Mary Weed

Mary Weed
b. 4 February 1776, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, to Miles and Mary (Gray) Weed
d. after 1850, Illinois

m. 17 November 1798, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Caleb Smith
b. 2 April 1779, to Dr. Isaac and Abigail (Waring) Smith, Jr.
d. before 4 May 1830, Fayette County, Indiana

Children with Caleb Smith:

  • Jacob M. (b. 1799) married Margaret Rowland
  • Sally (1800-1860) married Glover Perrin
  • Samuel (1801-1863) married Parthena Ide Rowland
  • Lewis (b. 1805) married Elizabeth Porter
  • Leander (1807-1887) married Nancy Buchanan
  • Isaac
  • Edward (b. 1809) married Jane [–?–]
  • George
  • Lovina (b. abt. 1816) married Nicholas Smith

Submitted by:
Corlyn Holbrook Adams
Fort Worth TX

Samuel Smith

Samuel Smith
b. 13 September 1801, Cayuga County, New York, to Caleb and Mary (Weed) Smith
d. 9 January 1863, Hancock County, Indiana

m. 1822, Fayette County Parthena Ide Rowland

Children with Parthena Ide Rowland:

  • Harriet (b. 1820)
  • Caleb Wesley (1824-1902)
  • Richard (1826-1890)
  • Lavina (1830-1869)
  • Oliver (b. 1832)
  • Philander (b. 1835)
  • Alfred (b. 1837)
  • Ann (1840-1912)
  • Edwin (b. 1841)
  • Nelson (b. 1848)
  • Louisa (1848-1911)

Samuel had immigrated with his parents to Indiana before the enumeration of the 1820 census for Fayette County. Samuel’s mother, Mary, was born 4 February 1776, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut to Miles and Mary (Gray) Weed, Jr. She is thought to have died in Illinois after 1850. According to tradition, she moved to Illinois after the death of her husband Caleb in 1830. Submitted by: Corlyn Holbrook Adams Ft. Worth TX

Caleb Wesley Smith

Caleb Wesley Smith
b. 6 April 1824, Charlottesville, Fayette County, Indiana, to Samuel and Parthena Ide (Rowland) Smith
d. 31 March 1902, Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas

m. 21 June 1849, Worth Township, Hancock County, Indiana
Mary Jane Orr
b. 18 March 1833, Hancock County, Indiana, to Jacob and Elizabeth Jane (Scott) Orr
d. 31 July 1905, Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas

Children with Mary Jane Orr:

  • Amanda Francis (1852-1931) married Horace Alonzo Keesler
  • Catherine Parthena (1854-1935) married Daniel M. Haines
  • John Sanford (1856-1936) married Ida Jane Day
  • Margaret Jane (1859-1932) married Milton Miles Brokaw
  • Alice Eleanor (1861-1900) married Horace Long
  • William Morton (b. 1863) married Josephine [–?–]
  • Rosa Louella (1868-1942) married Cornelius Davey
  • Walter William Wiggins (b. 1879)

Caleb moved to Jasper County, Iowa, between 1860 and 1870. As early as 1875 the family emigrated from Iowa to Mitchell County, Kansas, along with Caleb Wesley’s uncle, Leander Smith.

Walter William Wiggins was adopted by Caleb and Mary Jane.

Submitted by:
Corlyn Holbrook Adams
Ft. Worth TX