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Source:
History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio
Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co.
1884

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JOHN R. ROWLAND, civil engineer and miner, Jackson, Ohio, was born May 9, 1840, in Cardiganshire, South Wales, the youngest of two sons of John N. Rowland, who through life has been a civil engineer, and is still living in Wales, over eighty years of age.  John R. learned his trade in Wales, working most of the time in lead mines, but the last six years he was there he was agent for John Waddingham.  He came to America in 1878 and in the fall of the same year located in Jackson.  He has been employed as surveyor for the Huron, Tropic and Globe furnaces, and since Mar. 8, 1882, has held his present position.  He was married in 1858 to Miss Magdalene Davies.  They have a family of eleven children.
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 579

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