Dr Samuel Benjamin Fowler

24 May 1853–19 January 1926 (Age 72)
Clay, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel Benjamin

When Dr Samuel Benjamin Fowler was born on 24 May 1853, in Clay, Tennessee, United States, his father, Sylvanus Christopher Clark Fowler, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Elliott Hamilton, was 29. He married Elizabeth or Bettie Reeves on 17 November 1881, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 1, Jackson, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1923. He died on 19 January 1926, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Dr Samuel Benjamin Fowler
Elizabeth or Bettie Reeves
Marriage: 17 November 1881
Becky Fowler
Ruby Fowler
Bertha Fowler
Charles Clark Fowler

Spouse and Children

17 November 1881
Jackson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 9

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 9

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel B Fowler in household of Elezabeth Fowler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • <Unknown>, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel B Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"

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