709. Clara Belle6 Marquis (Harriet Amanda5 Gorby, Eli4, Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Scotland Co, MO. August 7, 1858. Clara died August 14, 1952 in Harrison, AR., at 94 years of age.

She married Charles Wesley Rowland March 22, 1877. Charles was born in Dalesborough, IN. June 17, 1854. Charles was the son of Perlee Rowland and Olive Ann Patrick. Charles died October 25, 1938 in Artesia, AZ., at 84 years of age. (1965) Charles and Clara Belle (Marquis) Rowland bought a farm near Wyconda, MO and later they bought another farm near Bible Grove, MO, Scotland Co. In 1896 they moved to the area of Stuttgart, AR, and spent four years there. In 1900 they returned to their farm in Bible Grove, MO. They sold the Bible Grove farm and bought a farm in Seymour, MO in January 1906. This farm was traded for a farm near Artesia, NM in 1907. They family moved to Lakewood, NM in 1908 and finally settled in the Artesia area in 1914. Both Charles and Clara Belle are buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Artesia, NM. (1965 supplement to 1936 Gorby book) - 4 pages of Clara Belle (Marquis) Rowland's descendants. Supplied by Barbara Lucille Rowland Wolfe.

Clara Belle Marquis and Charles Wesley Rowland had the following children:

child 1774 i. Ernest Marquis7 Rowland was born January 20, 1878. Ernest died December 13, 1897 at 19 years of age.

child 1775 ii. Lester Thomas Rowland was born July 20, 1879. Lester died April 21, 1880 at less than one year of age.

child + 1776 iii. Arthur Perlee Rowland was born December 9, 1881.

child 1777 iv. Loren Wesley Rowland was born March 15, 1884. Loren died April 2, 1900 at 16 years of age.

child 1778 v. Charles Eugene Rowland was born in MO. April 23, 1890. Charles died September 1, 1955 in CA., at 65 years of age. His body was interred. Riverside, CA. He married Elsie Riddle Bynum in NM., 1929. Children info: One daughter and one son from a previous marriage not listed here.

Charles's occupation:. Water softener business.

Mortality info: Drowned while fishing for Salmon from a boat off the coast of California.

child + 1779 vi. Lewis Marion Rowland was born August 27, 1893.

child + 1780 vii. John Wallace Rowland was born December 24, 1900.

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