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Eleanor MARS

Female 1890 - 1984  (93 years)


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  • Name Eleanor MARS  [1
    Born 31 Oct 1890  Wayland, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Mar 1984  Alexandria, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Supposedly had old Rowe family bible

      Washington Post, The (DC) - March 5, 1984
      Deceased Name: Eleanor Mars Rowand, 93, a resident of the Washin
      Eleanor Mars Rowand, 93, a resident of the Washington area since 1942 and the widow of a Coast Guard officer, died of congestive heart failure March 1 at the Woodbine nursing home in Alexandria.

      Mrs. Rowand, a resident of Falls Church for 34 years before moving to the Woodbine in 1981, was born in Wayland, Mass. She graduated from Framingham Teachers College in Framingham, Mass.

      In 1918, she married Harry E. Rowand, a Coast Guard officer who retired as a commander. They lived in the Washington area from 1927 to 1935 and then from 1942 onward.

      Cmdr. Rowand died in 1965. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Rapp of Falls Church, and one granddaughter.

      Washington Post, The (DC)
      Date: March 5, 1984
      Edition: Final Edition
      Page: C6
      Record Number: 8303030977
      Copyright (c) 1984 The Washington Post [1]
    Person ID I1416  Ward Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2006 

    Father Andrew Francis MARS,   b. 12 Dec 1857, E. Blackstone, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Sharon, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mathilda C. ROWE,   b. 24 Feb 1859, Franklin Centre, Huntingdon, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1887  Franklin Centre, Huntingdon, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry E. ROWAND,   b. 27 Oct 1893, Lyons, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1965, Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1918  Walpole, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Dorothy ROWAND,   b. 4 Jun 1919, Portsmouth, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2013, Albemarle, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Family ID F990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] .

    2. [S398] Obituary: Eleanor Mars Rowand.

    3. [S401] .

    4. [S80] Church of England in Canada v. 9.