George Rowe (1793-1866) and Lucy LEITCH (1798-1863)
were married on February 10, 1817. Both were born in Stafford
County, Virginia and were known to be strict Baptists.
George is the son of John Rowe (4/ 25/1762 -
4/10/1799) and Sarah PEYTON (4/3/1767 - 3/5/1856). George was
a Baptist minister.
Lucy is the daughter of Benjamin LEITCH (1754
- 4/2/1812) and Elizabeth PEYTON (died after 1811).
Their children were:
Absalom Peyton Rowe
(1817-1900), married Almedia Frances Gayle (1828-1913)
Albert B Rowe (1819-?)
Sarah Rowe (1822-?), married Nathan Williford
Mary Ann Rowe (1824-1902), married John Luck (1827-1888)
John Gallatin Rowe
(2/27/1827 - 4/16/1891), married Margaret Purcell
George Henry Clay Rowe (1830-1870), married Virginia
Robert Semple Rowe (1832- 1912), married Lavinia Greenwood
(1838- aft 1912)
Lucy Frances Rowe, aka Fannie, (1834-1873), married
William T King
James Montague Rowe (1837-1838)
Edgar Cephas Rowe (1839 - abt 1892), married Emily
Sledd 1839 - bef 1892)
R Ella Rowe (1847-?), married Valentine Brown
Letter written by Dr Rowe to a Maude or Mandi Hurt, on Southern
July 11, 1915
My Dear Maude (or Mandi):
Can't you and Dr Hurt slip off sometime and come up here to
see me? I will sure have plenty of room and I just know you
both would enjoy it. And you know it would do you both good.
Now write and tell me you are going to come. Will look for you