The original European settlers of Rowley were Rev. Ezekiel Rogers and about twenty families who came to New England in the John of London.
It was incorporated in 1639.
The town originally included parts of what are now Byfield, Georgetown, and Haverhill.


Andrews, Barker, Burpee, Chute, Clark, Dresser, Hardy, Hazen, Jackman, Kilbourne, Kingsbury, Spofford, Stickney, Swan, Tenney, Thorley, Thurston, Trumble, Wicom, Wood


LINKS: Wikipedia article, Essex county GenWeb page, Rowley GenWeb page


Dummer, Joseph N., "Byfield Parish Baptisms," Essex Antiquarian 2, 1898, 51-60; 6, 1902, 49-56.

Dummer, Joseph N., "Byfield Parish Deaths," Essex Antiquarian 7, 1903, 145-158.


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