Henry Wagner Yowell

16 May 1837–27 November 1925 (Age 88)
Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry Wagner

When Henry Wagner Yowell was born on 16 May 1837, in Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, William Yowell, was 42 and his mother, Simphronia Hawkins, was 32. He married Froukje Viersen on 17 October 1860, in Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Cass Township, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 27 November 1925, at the age of 88, and was buried in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wagner Yowell
Froukje Viersen
Marriage: 17 October 1860
Calvin W Yowell
Frances Jane Yowell
Zepporah Ann Yowell
Allen Luster Yowell
Carroll A Yowell
Lillie L Yowell
Millard R. Yowell

Spouse and Children

17 October 1860
Marion, Iowa, United States


    Calvin W Yowell


    Frances Jane Yowell


    Zepporah Ann Yowell




+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of English Yule .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry W Yowell in household of M R Yowell, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Henry W Yowill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry W Yowell, "United States Census, 1870"

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