HISTORY OF THE FAMILIES: ROWE, SNELL, CASEBIER, HINES,
RONE, GREER, AND FRANCE
By: Patricia Ann Brooks
Chapter One - George Rowe
George Rowe was born in
Circa 1753, during the years of the French War, where he inherited the
knowledge of war and fighting for freedom. Naturally, when George Rowe was of
age he became a soldier. He served as a private from Virginia during the Revolutionary War. It is
believed that the Rowe family is of German descent and that George's father was
also named George however, we as yet have no proof of that fact. Virginia
As did many soldiers after the war years, George Rowe and his entire family of nine children and wife Rachel, traveled to what is now the state of
. This part of
the land was often held for land grants to soldiers and their families. George
Rowe bought virgin lands in the present Kentucky and
together with his wife Rachel cultivated and farmed his land until his death in
1827. George and Rachel are both buried at the Walton's Ohio
in Ohio County Kentucky with other members of their family. The children of
George and Rachel Rowe, listed by ages, were: Creek Cemetery
1. Edmund Rowe born in
in 1782. Virginia
2. Ana Rowe born in
3. Thomas Rowe born in
4. George Rowe Jr. born in
in 1788. Virginia
5. Nancy Rowe horn in
in 1791. Virginia
6. Elizabeth Rowe born in
on September 4,
7. Sally Rowe born in
in 1793. Virginia
8. Robert Rowe born in Virginia.in.l796.
9. Juda or Judy Rowe born in
in 1797. Virginia
Child 1 - Edmund Rowe
Edmund Rowe, the son of George Rowe, Sr. and his wife Rachel, was born in
in 1782. Edmund made his way to Virginia
with his parents and family in 1806.At the age of 29 he married Mary Phipps the
daughter of Thomas Phipps. The ceremony was performed in Kentucky
by Loderic Davis on January 30, 1811. After they wed, Edmund became a farmer
and he and Mary had seven children. Mary was born on December 18, 1785 and died
on May 10, 1863. Edmund died on October 10, 1854. Both Edmund and Mary are
buried at the Ohio County, Kentucky West Providence Cemetery
in . The children of Edmund and Mary
(Phipps) Rowe were: Ohio County, Kentucky
a. George Rowe, son of Edmund and Mary Phipps Rowe, married Sallie Render on March 15, 1841. The ceremony was performed in
by the minister Thomas Davis. George and Sallie Render Rowe's children were: Ohio County, Kentucky
•William L. Rowe who was listed as age 18 in the 1860 census of
William married Sallie H. Austin. Ohio
•Enoc D. (Enas) Rowe was listed as age 13 in the 1860 census of
•Edward H. (Edmund) Rowe was listed as age 12 in the 1860 census of
H. Rowe married Miss Martha (Hattie) DeHaven on October 25, 1881. They had one
child named Etta Mae Rowe. Etta Mae Rowe was born in 1888 and died on January
3, 1954. Etta Mae married Will Ed Ashby in 1908, in Ohio
County, Kentucky .
Will Ed Ashby was the son of Henderson and Sally (Iglesheart) Ashby. He was
born in 1886, and died August 1, 1954. Both Etta Mae (Rowe) and Will Ed Ashby
are buried at the Centertown Cemetery, Ohio County, Kentucky . Ohio
•Joshua Wilson Rowe the son of George Rowe and Sallie (Render) Rowe was listed at age 9 in the 1860 census of
He married Nannie E. Moore on May 31, 1877. Ohio County, Kentucky
•Alney (Abney) Lee Rowe was the son of George Rowe and Sallie (Render) Rowe who was listed at age one year in the 1860 census of
. Ohio County,
b. Amelia Rowe, the daughter of Edmund and Mary (Phipps) Rowe, was born in 1812 and died in 1858. She married Alney Tichenor, a farmer, on October 7. 1834. He was the son of Jared and Martha (Bennett) Tichenor. Alney was born in 1813 and died in 1858, the same year as his wife Amelia. The children of Amelia (Rowe) and Alney Tichenor were:
•Frank Tichenor who married Margaret J. Wade on July 13, 1861.
•William Berry Tichenor married Mary Owen Wade on September 24, 1862 in
•Lavega Worth Tichenor who married Martha S. Lindley.
•Zelma Tichenor who married first to John Richard Wade on October 16, 1868 and second to the Rev. John T. Casebier, her sister Cemantha's widowed husband, on September 5, 1882.
•Cemantha Tichenor married the Rev. John T. Casebier on November 9, 1865. Cemantha (Tichenor) Rowe was born on March 8, 1844 and died on January 10, 1882. Their marriage took place during the days of the Civil war; John T. Casebier had just returned from a trip to the south with Dr. Pendleton's Company and was not yet an ordained minister.
•Lucinda Ann Tichenor who married first to Daniel Tichenor on October 23, 1862 and second to Benjamin Igleheart on November 22, 1876.
•Matilda (Martha) Tichenor married Aaron Tichenor on February 27, 1868.
•Maria Tichenor married Squire Wade Tichenor on December the 13th, 1874. Squire Wade Tichenor was the son of Sanford Tichenor and his wife Nancy J. (Sarah J.) Wade Tichenor. Nancy and Sanford were married in
in 1843. This Tichenor
family lived in the Mount Pleasant District of Ohio County, Butler
County . Nancy Wade Tichenor was the
daughter of Mary (Polly) Wade, who was listed at the age of 79 in the 1860
census, widowed and living with Sanford and Nancy Wade Tichenor. Their children
•Mary Tichenor, who married William P. Render on February 11, 1864.
•John W. Tichenor who was listed as age 13 in the 1860 census of
•Squire Wade Tichenor listed at age 10 in the 1860 census of
Married the daughter of Amelia Rowe and Alney Tichenor. She was Maria Tichenor,
married on December 13, 1874. Ohio
•Warren G. Tichenor the son of
Sanford and Nancy (Wade) Tichenor was listed as age 8 in
the 1860 census of . Ohio County,
•Ardena A. Tichenor the daughter of
Nancy (Wade) Tichenor was listed in Ohio County Marriages as married on October
27, 1870 to Thomas J. Everly. Sanford
•Martha P. Tichenor the daughter of
Nancy (Wade) Tichenor was married twice. First to Dr. Alonzo Tatum on May 6, l879
and second to W. P. Render on October 12, 1893. Sanford
•Alney H. Tichenor the youngest son of
Sanford and Nancy (Wade) Tichenor was
listed at age 5 in the 1860 census of . Ohio
c. William Phipps Rowe the son of Edmund and Mary Phipps Rowe, was born on November 28, 1822 and died on June 19, 1890. William married Emmaline Render in 1843. Emmaline was born on March 22, 1824, and died on September 12, 1891. Both William and Emmaline (Render) Rowe are buried at the Centertown Cemetery, Ohio County,
Their children were: Kentucky
•Alfonzo G. Rowe age 13 in the 1860 Census of Ohio County.
•Martin H. Rowe age 12 in the 1860 Census of Ohio County.
•William C. Rowe age 1 in the 1860 Census of Ohio County.
•Amanda H. Rowe age 11 in the 1860 Census of Ohio County.
•Mary Alice Rowe age 4 in the 1860 Census. Married L. C. Horton on October 18, 1873 in
Ohio County, Kentucky
•Laure Rowe was born sometime after the 1860 census was taken.
d. Joshua Rowe the son of Edmund and Mary (Phipps) Rowe, was a merchant in
. He married a young lady by the
name of Mary E. Barrett in Hartford, Kentucky in 1853. The author
learned they had two daughters, but their names are not available. Ohio County,
e. Elijah Rowe was the son of Edmund and Mary (Phipps) Rowe. Elijah Rowe never married.
f. Cynthia Rowe was the daughter of Edmund and Mary (Phipps) Rowe. She married a farmer by the name of Charles Hocker. Cynthia Rowe and Charles Hocker had seven children who were:
•Phillip E. Hocker who married Fannie H. Sowders on July 25, 1878 in
•Mary Ann Hocker
•Sarah Hocker who was listed at age 17 in the 1860 Census of Ohio County, Kentucky.
•Cordia Hocker (Zero C.) who married William M. Tichenor in 1869 in
•Dorcas Hocker (Darcus) married Bryant Tichenor in
on August 19, 1869. Dorcas
was born on June 12, 1847 and died November 6, 1917. She is buried at the Ohio County,
Kentucky . Her husband
Bryant was a farmer, he was born on October 26 , 1835 and died on May 4, 1872..
He is buried at the Walton's
Goshen Cemetery Creek Cemetery in . Bryant
was the son of the Rev. Thomas Tichenor. Ohio
•Elvira Jeannette Hocker the daughter of Cynthia (Rowe) Hocker and Charles Hocker was born on July 12, 1845 and died on December 19, 1922. On March 9, 1865 she married James Purd Tichenor, the son of Rev. Thomas Tichenor. He was born on December 26, 1844, and died on April 15, 1918. Both Elvira Jeannette (Hocker) and James Purd Tichenor are buried at the Walton's Creek Cemetery,
g. Mansfield Rowe was the son of Edmund and Mary (Phipps) Rowe. Mansfield Rowe married Mattie Embler. He was listed at age 32 in the 1860 census of
. His occupation was given as a
tavern keeper in Ohio County, Kentucky . Ohio