Josiah Porter Rowe
Josiah Porter Rowe (2/27/1851 - 3/18/1933), born in Virginia,
was a son of Absalom Peyton and Almedia
Gayle Rowe. and was a butcher, councilman and mayor, according
to various census reports. In the 1880 Spotsylvania Census,
his name is listed as Joseph.
He married Julia
Cullen Taliaferro (4/23/1857 - 9/27/1951), from Richmond,
VA on 7/13/1887, at Leigh Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia.
Julia may have been born in Caroline County or maybe Hanover.
Julia was a daughter of William
Taylor Taliaferro (1834 - abt 1895), from Ashland, Virginia.
In 1859, his occupation is listed as a Real Estate Agent. William
Taliaferro was a member of the Richmond
Howitzers - Richmond Volunteers Company
I, holding the rank of Private in 1861.
Josiah and Julia's children were:
William Frances Rowe(11/2/1888
- ?) - married Mary Chesley George Davis Rowe (12/16/1889 - ?) - married Mary
W Buck Charles Spurgeon Rowe (7/4/1891 - ?) Hansford Herndon Rowe (3/1/1893
- ?) - married
Josiah Pollard Rowe (10/8/1894 - 9/7/1849) - married
Genevieve Sinclair Bailey (9/5/1900 - 4/3/2004) Reginald Thompson Rowe (1/2/1897
- ?) - married Mona McRae Cornelia Foster Rowe (10/3/1899
Prescott Taylor Rowe (1/11/1901 - ?) - married Ann
Elliot Julia Mason Rowe (4/11/1903
- ?) - married J A Fontaine