|Susan Elizabeth Whetsel married James Rowland. They had 4 children, Glen Franklin, Ella, Sallie, and Susan. A photograph of Susan and James Rowland's son, Glenn Franklin Rowland, Sr. and his family can be seen in the "Steadman Farmstead" history notebooks, at Bays Mt., Tennessee. |
Susan Elizabeth Whetsel's first husband was Adam Brown, who died in 1885. The 1880 Census lists Adam Brown, Susannah Brown and child, Iva Brown, female, age 1. This child may have died. Susan Whetsel Brown and Adam Brown are recorded with 1 child, John Morrell Brown.
The dates for Susan Elizabeth Whetsel Brown and son, John Morell Brown, are from the family Bible. Other dates for the family are from the 1880 Hawkins Co., Tennessee Census.
Heirs of Susan Whetsel Brown Rowland are named in the Sulllivan Co., Tennessee Deed book, 123, pp. 216-218. Several years after the death of Paulser Whetsel, Susan's father, some members of Susan's family signed off on land, owned by Paulser Whetsel, that was sold to the Kingsport Waterworks Inc., for a dam. Members of Susan Whetsel Brown Rowland's family who were signers of the deed with the Waterworks, Inc. were : Susan's daughter, Susan, and her husband, Rice Job; Susan's son, John M. Brown, and his wife, Nellie; son, Glenn F. Rowland, and his wife, Ethel; Susan's daughter, Ella and her husband, Aaron Carmack; Sallie Rowland, unmarried; and James Rowland, widower of Susan. Other descendants of Paulser and Sarah also signed this document.