Rowley Family Histories : Treasures of Truth From The Lives of William and Ann Jewell Rowley and Their Children
This is the story of William and Ann Jewell Rowley, their seven sons and daughters, and numerous descendants. William was born in 1784 in Worcestershire, England. He first married Ann Taylor in 1807, who bore him seven children. She died in 1835. After her death he married Ann Jewell, who bore him seven more children. In May of 1840, William and Ann Jewell Rowley were baptized by Wilford Woodruff into the LDS Church. In 1849 William Rowley died, and in 1856 Ann and her children, along with stepdaughter Eliza Rowley emigrated to the United States. The family journeyed across the plains with the Willie Handcart company, with Eliza Rowley dying on the way. The life of the Rowley family after arriving in Utah is given in great detail.