Bedford Forrest ROWLAND Myrtle Idelle ROWLAND Sarah Elizabeth ROWLAND Roberta May ROWLAND John W ROWLAND Vernie F ROWLAND Martha Jane ROWLAND Walton Maize ROWLAND Ruth C SNEAD Maggie Ella MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram

Edward Doyle ROWLAND2,3,8,1,9,7,4,5,6

24th May 19141,2,3,4,5,6 - 15th Aug 19702,7

Life History

24th May 1914

Born in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6

1st Dec 1937

Married Ruth C SNEAD in Prairie County, Arkansas.8

15th Aug 1970


after 15th Aug 1970

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.7


  • Edward was born sometime before 1 February, 1915.  He is reported as 5years old as of that census date in 1920.  Thus he was born sometimeafter 1 February 1914.  This helps us date his father's death between1 February 1914 and 1 February 1920.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 4 February, PrairieTownship, District 13, Ethel & Chute Rd, p 7A, Hse #122, Fam #126
    Rowland, Maggy E  Head  Widow  F W 45 AR NC NC Farmer [born abt 1875]
    Rowland, Edward  Son  M W 5 AR KY AR

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 20 April, PrairieTownship, District 7, p 6B, Ethel & Chute Rd, Hse #111, Fam #112
    Porter, William  Head M W 48 AR USA USA  Farmer
    Porter, Maggie E Wife  F W 53 AR NC NC [born abt 1877]
    Rowland, Edward Stepson M W 15 AR KY AR

    Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939
    Volume 0002, Certificate #23039
    Edward Rowland
    Spouse Ruth Snead
    License 1 Dec 1937 Prairie County

    A later compilation and transcription has the date as 1 Novemberintead of 1 December.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Ruth Snead
    Age 20, Birth Year abt 1917
    Residence Cabot, Lonoke, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Edward Rowland
    Spouse's Gender Male
    Spouse's Age 23
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage Date 1 Nov 1937 Prairie County
    Marriage License Date 1 Nov 1937

    1940 Federal Census, Monroe County, Arkansas, 24 April, BrownTownship, District 48-6, Page 1A, Hse #6, Rents $3
    Rowland, Edward D Head M W 55 Married Grade 8 b Arkansas Same place in1935 Farming [b abt 1885]
    Rowland, Ruth C Wife F W 22 Married Grade 8 b Arkansas Same place in1935 [b abt 1818]
    Rowland, Betty R Dau F W 2 Single Grade 0 b Arkansas [b abt 1938]
    Snead, Doyle R Brother-in-law M W 15 Single Grade 8 b Arkansas Cabot,Lonoke Co AR in 1935 [b abt 1925]

    U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
    Edward Doyle Rowland
    Birth 24 May 1914 DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Residence Brasfield, Monroe, Arkansas
    Contact Mrs Edward Doyle Rowland, wife
    Farming in Brasfield
    (on back)
    Blue Eyes, Brown Hair, Light Complexion
    %'9" 150 lbs
    Registered 16 Oct 1940 Clarendon, Monroe County, Arkansas

    Social Security Death Index
    Edward Rowland
    Born 24 May 1914
    Died Aug 1970
    SSN 432-20-0182 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)

    Rowland line from McSwain

    When I sent you info on these people, I did not have the date ofdeath.  Just came from the cemetery and am sending these dates ofdeath:

    Maggie McSwain Rowland Porter....1952 (no month or day on tombstone)[She later determined this is wrong.  From records, the actual date is17 Nov 1951]
    Myrtle Rowland Allsup....2/25/1972
    Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Rowland Jones...9/22/1975
    Edward Rowland....8/15/1970

    They are all buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Ethel, Arkansas.
    --  Shirley Mitchell, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, April 06, 2015

    Edward Doyle Rowland
    Birth May 24, 1914 DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
    Death Aug. 15, 1970 Arkansas County, Arkansas

    Edward married Ruth C Snead of Cabot, Lonoke County, Arkansas, on 01Dec 1937 in Prairie County, Arkansas.

    Bedford Forrest Rowland (1866 - 1917)
    Maggie Ella McSwain Porter (1876 - 1915)
    Myrtle Idelle Rowland Allsup (1899 - 1972)
    Sarah Elizabeth Rowland Jones (1900 - 1975)
    John W Rowland (1907 - 1914*
    Vernie F Rowland (1908 - 1914)
    Edward Doyle Rowland (1914 - 1970)

    Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas

    Created by Orville Jenkins Apr 09, 2015
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #144811162,


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