ROUNSEVILLE ANNEX

 

Eliza Morton (Rounseville) Cowen Pedigree

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Origin of the surname "Rounseville"

(also seen: Rounsville & Rounsevell)

 

 

Generation

 

5  

 

4   Thomas Rounseville

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1746 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachussetts.  Died there 31 January 1826.

 

2. Wife #1: (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Gilbert Rounseville: See generation 3, below.

 

3. Wife #2: Anna (Peirce) Cole

 

Born 1746 in Middleboro Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Died .  Married (1st) Abial Cole (b. abt 1735) on 25 August 1757 in Middleboro Township and had the following children:

 

a. John Cole.

 

b. Joseph Cole.

 

c. Betsy Cole.

 

d. Hannah Cole.

 

e. Phebe Cole.

 

f. Polly Cole.

 

g. Phineas Cole.

 

h. Anna Cole.

 

i. Mercy Cole: Born 1 January 1749/50.

 

j. Abial Cole: Born 1758.

 

k. Lydia Cole: Born 8 November 1763.

 

Anna (Peirce) Cole married (2nd) Thomas Rounseville on 1 February 1795 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts; no children.

 

3   Gilbert Rounseville

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 25 October 1789 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 27 October 1850; interred there in Rounseville Cemetery.  Was Deputy Sheriff for Bristol County, as well as Selectman for Freetown and in 1827.

 

2. Wife: Salome Booth

 

Born 27 June 1795 in Middleboro Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Died .  Married Gilbert Rounseville on 16 November 1818 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Marcus Morton Rounseville: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Susan C. Rounseville: Born 3 November 1824.

 

2   Marcus Morton Rounseville

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 14 January 1820 in Massachusetts.  Died 27 February 1901.  Commissioned 1st Lieutenant of the Freetown Light Infantry on 22 November 1851.  Promoted to Captain on 19 March 1853.  Discharged February 1854.  Selectman of Freetown for 1856, 1857, and 1859.  Representative to the General Court in 1860.

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth C. Evans

 

Born 26 September 1828 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died .  Married Marcus Morton Rounseville on 26 November 1846 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Myra S. Rounseville: Born 20 September 1847 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Lyman Delos Rounseville: Born 2 October 1849 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

c. Arthur G. Rounseville: Born 10 August 1851 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

d. Samuel B. Rounseville: Born 1 October 1853 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

e. Henry Gardner Rounseville: Born 22 June 1855 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

f. Eliza Morton Rounseville: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Eliza "Lizzie" Morton Rounseville:

 

Born 24 December 1853 in Freetown Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 13 May 1918 in Mattapoisett Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Married, as his 2nd wife, Edward Kilton Cowen, generation 2 of the Cowen Annex on 2 July 1895.

 

 

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