Persis Hilton Fulford

23 May 1914–22 March 2003 (Age 88)
Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Persis Hilton

When Persis Hilton Fulford was born on 23 May 1914, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, her father, Joseph Walton Fulford, was 34 and her mother, Mary Persis Holman, was 35. She married Revilo Albert Bowen on 11 August 1932. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in La Grange, Troup, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Fairhope, Baldwin, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 22 March 2003, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Stapleton, Baldwin, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Revilo Albert Bowen
Persis Hilton Fulford
Marriage: 11 August 1932
Clark Everett Bowen

Spouse and Children

11 August 1932


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 3

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, and East Yorkshire, all so named from Old English fūl ‘dirty’, ‘muddy’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Persis H Fulford in household of Joseph W Fulford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Persis H Fulford in household of Joseph W Fulford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Persis Hilton Fulford - Memory of Someone: birth: 23 May 1914; Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

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