Rowena is the daughter of Harding Spinney and Helen F. Barteaux
Rowena was born in 1869 in Greenwood, Nova Scotia.
In 1894, she married Noble J. Lyons from Blomidon, Nova Scotia. They had 5 children: Roy, Ralph, Reta, Clinton and Helen.
It was February 9, 1910 when Rowena passed away from consumption. She is buried in the cemetery at the Pereaux Baptist Church, in Pereaux, Nova Scotia.
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Poor Grampa and my aunts and uncles! Uncle Clint was 7 and Aunt Helen just two, when their mother died. It has always been my understanding that my grandmother, Bertha Legge Lyons, initially came down to Blomidon from Scots Bay Road to take care of Noble and Rowena's children, aged 14,12,11,7 and 2 when their mother died.
Greenwood---"Mrs. Harding Spinney is home after being absent a few months, and her daughter, Mrs. Noble Lyons, of Canning, and her children are at Mrs. James B. Spinney's."
Mrs. Noble Lyons of Canning, was my grandfather's first wife, Rowena. Her sons, Roy Lyons and Ralph Lyons, were most likely with her, when she visited her family in Greenwood.
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