Asa Fowler

Male28 April 1787–30 March 1832

Brief Life History of Asa

When Asa Fowler was born on 28 April 1787, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathan Fowler, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Kimberly, was 37. He married Polly Wilcox about 1815, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 30 March 1832, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 44, 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
Nathan Sherman Fowler
Myrta Marilla Fowler
James Wilcox Fowler
Mary Ann Fowler
Elizabeth M. Fowler
Cynthia Florilla Fowler

Sources (6)

  • Asa Fowler, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Asa Fowler, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Asa Fowler, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1815Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    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 fowler, a hunter or trapper of wild birds (a common medieval occupation), from Middle English fogheler, fugheler (Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

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    Notes From Find A Grave For Asa Fowler

    Age 44 years. Guilford Vital Records, 1639-1850 (Barbour Collection): Fowler, Asa, s. Nathan & Sarah, b. Apr. 28, 1787. Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, a collection found on Ancestr …

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