Asa Fowler

28 April 1787–1832 (Age 44)
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Asa

Asa Fowler was born on 28 April 1787, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. He married Polly Wilcox about 1815, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died in 1832, at the age of 45, and was buried in Burr District Cemetery, Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Fowler
Polly Wilcox
Marriage: about 1815
Elizabeth M. Fowler
Myrta Marilla Fowler
James Wilcox Fowler
Mary Ann Fowler
Cynthia Florilla Fowler

Spouse and Children

about 1815
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


    Elizabeth M. Fowler


    Cynthia Florilla Fowler


    Myrta Marilla Fowler


    James Wilcox Fowler


    Mary Ann Fowler


World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 1

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 13

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Asa Fowler, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Asa Fowler, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Asa Fowler - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Asa Fowler

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