Stephen Douglas Showalter

8 June 1863–9 August 1934 (Age 71)
Independence, Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of Stephen Douglas

When Stephen Douglas Showalter was born on 8 June 1863, in Independence, Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Anderson Showalter, was 46 and his mother, Tamor Riley, was 42. He married Eva B. Harvey on 16 February 1884. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Jefferson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 9 August 1934, at the age of 71, and was buried in Middletown, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Stephen Douglas Showalter
Eva B. Harvey
Marriage: 16 February 1884
Bernard Showalter
Imogene Showalter
Richard Showalter
Gladys Marie Showalter
Martha Caroline "Callie" Showalter
Benjamin Gordon Showalter
Porter Harvey Showalter

Spouse and Children

16 February 1884


    Bernard Showalter


    Imogene Showalter


    Richard Showalter


    Gladys Marie Showalter




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 19

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schowalter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Steven Sowalter in household of Gorden Sowalter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Douglas Showalter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stephen D Showalter in household of Anderson Showalter, "United States Census, 1870"

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