Here is some info. on several James Rowdens I have in the Jersey Co. IL area.
James S. Rowden
Census: 1850; Twp 8, Range 12, Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 33.Born Illinois.Living with wife, Elizabeth, and 5 children.Occupation farmer.FHL film 7084.
Census: 1860; Jerseyville Pct. Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 42.Born Illinois.Living with wife, and 7 children.FHL film 803188.
Census: 1870; Twp 8, Range 12, Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 52.Born Illinois.Living with wife and 5 children.Value of real property $8800.Value of personal property $1450. FHL film 0545732.
Census: 1880; English Twp., Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 62.Born Illinois.Living with wife and 1 aughter.Parents born Tennessee.FHL film 1254216.
Marriage: Married to Elizabeth McKinney (daughter of Abram McKinney and Mary) on 04 Nov 1838 in, Greene Co., Illinois.
Marriage: Marriage records of Jersey Co., Illinois give marriage of James S. Rowden to Mary J. Stewart on 12 Mar 1888.Age of James S. at the time of his marriage given as 61, which would be 10 years younger than census ages given.
Census: 1850; Twp. 7, Range 11, Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 4.Born Illinois.Living with parents and siblings. FHL fim 007684.
Census: 1870; Boone Twp., Maries Co., Missouri.Age 24.Born Illinois.Living with parents and siblings.FHL film 552290.
Census: 1850; Twp 8, Range 12, Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 2.Born Illinois.Living with parents and siblings.
Census: 1860; Illinois Pct., Grafton Twp., Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 11 (record very difficult to read).Born Illinois.Living with father, step-mother and siblings.FHL film 007657.
Note: Was born between 1820 and 1825 in, Illinois.He died in Illinois.
Note: Discribed as oldest son of Nathaniel in "Sharing the Past" by Mildred Grey.
Census: 1830; Madison, Illinois.One of two males age 5-10.Does not appear in 1840 census with family.
James N. Rowden:
Census: 1850; Twp. 8, Range 12, Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 11/12 Months.Born Illinois. Living with parents and brother.
James P. Rowden:
Census: 1850; Twp. 7, Range 11, Jersey Co., Illinois.Age 10. Born Missouri.Living with parents and siblings.FHL film 007684.
" The Notorious Jim Rowden", who was shot and killed by William Breeden.