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Descendants of

Creed Thomas Rowland


Emoline (Smith) Rowland


Creed Thomas Rowland
son of
Creed Thomas &Matilda(Brewer) Rowland
b: 17 Mar 1821 Henry Co, VA
Emoline Smith,
on 22 Dec 1842, in Claiborne Co, TN
daughter of
Redden &Mary "Polly" (Ball) Smith
paternal grandparents:
Robert Redden &Elizabeth(Lee) Smith
maternal grandparents:
John &Mary(Yeary) Ball
b: 04 Jan 1823 Claiborne Co, TN
d: 17 Apr 1891 Clay Co, KY

Creed's brother, William Brewer Rowland, apparently migrated to Mississippi;
William was married to Mary Judith Bryan.

Other variations found for the surname Rowland include:
Roland, Rolland, Rollands, Rowlands, Rowlandson

Creed's & Emoline's
List of Descendants
  • (1) Ruscilla Rowland
    b: 1843 Clay Co, KY
    m: GEORGE WASHINGTON GREGORY, on 15 Mar 1866
    son of Ezekial &Mary Singleton(Jones) Gregory
    paternal grandparents: John "Jack" &Kesiah Anna(Jones) Gregory
    ~Jack's parents: William &Sally(Graves) Gregory
    ~Kesiah's parents: William &Elizabeth(Smith) Jones
    maternal grandparents: Evan &Mary "Polly"(Weaver) Jones
    b: 28 Apr 1847 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 03 Jan 1923 Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY
    buried: Cave Hill Cemetery (as George W. Singleton), Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY
    ~~~We have not yet determined what Jones connection, if any, there is between
    George's mother Mary (Jones) Gregory, and his father's mother Kesiah (Jones) Gregory.
    ~~~George (as George W. Gregory)
    fathered 6 children with his 1st wife Ruscilla (Rowland) Gregory.
    ~~~George (as George W. Singleton)
    fathered 8 children by his 2nd wife Mary Alice"Molly"(McIntosh) Singleton.

    George Washington Gregory
    (aka George W. Singleton)

    was accused of but never prosecuted for
    "The Murder of Millington 'Milton' Sasser"
    (clicking on this link will open a separate browser window)
    He married his 1st wife, Ruscilla Rowland, on 15 Mar 1866.
    His 2nd wife was Mary Alice "Molly" McIntosh
    [b: 25 Oct 1861, d: 14 Aug 1953],
    who in 1875 was a teacher in Clay Co, KY.
    On 25 Apr 1880, Gregory shot and killed Milton Sasser.

    Gregory was nailed in a "goods box" to escape prosecution.
    He used name of Singleton and lived in several places, including
    Benson [Franklin Co], KY, and New Iberia [Iberia Parish], LA.
    He returned to Laurel Co, KY, during 1914-1918, following a divorce,
    and moved to Louisville [Jefferson Co], KY, where he died on 03 Jan 1923.
    He was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery as George W. Singleton.
    George Gregory had 6 children who bore the surname Gregory.
    By his second marriage, he had 8 children who bore the surname Singleton.
    to read the news accounts (and other accounts) of Milton Sasser's murder,
    which include information about George Gregory's involvement.

  • (2) Mary Jane Rowland
    b: Feb 1846
    d: 1918

  • (3) Virginia Rowland
    b: 16 Jun 1848

  • (4) Alabama B. Rowland
    b: 13 Mar 1851
    d: 12 Apr 1910
    m: WILLIAM WATKINS, in 1866
    son of George &Eliza(Bullock) Watkins
    grandson of Chapman &Sally(Graham) Watkins
    g-grandson of John &Mary(Walters) Watkins
    b: 1848
    d: 1935
    William's 2nd wife was Angeline (Bruner) Cheek.

  • (5) Louisa Rowland
    b: 02 Mar 1854

  • (6) China C. Rowland
    b: Abt 1856

  • (7) Fountain Fox "Fount" Rowland
    b: 18 Mar 1857
    daughter of Blackgrove &Nancy(Gilbert) Hopper
    Hopper grandparents: William &Nancy(Catching) Hopper
    Hopper g-grandparents: Blackgrove &Rhoda(Kesterson) Hopper
    Gilbert grandparents: John "Bige" &Mary "Molly"(Bowling) Gilbert
    b: 06 Feb 1863
    d: 1952
    Fount Rowland was the postmaster at Fount, KY (and the one for whom the place was named).
    He was a census enumerator in the area for the early 20th century censuses.

  • (8) Samuel Augusta Rowland
    b: 12 Apr 1862
    d: 07 Nov 1941

  • (9) Jefferson D. Rowland
    b: 1864
    d: 1929

  • (10) Henry B. Rowland
    b: 1869
    d: 1953

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