William Fowle

Male13 September 1735–13 October 1754

Brief Life History of William

When William Fowle was born on 13 September 1735, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Fowle, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Reed, was 28. He died on 13 October 1754, in his hometown, at the age of 19.

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Samuel Fowle
Susanna Reed
Samuel Fowle
Joseph Fowle
Joshua Fowle
William Fowle
Jonathan Fowle

Sources (3)

  • William Fowle, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • William Fowle, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • William Fowle, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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Name Meaning

English (Kent): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Foghel, Fughel (Old English Fugel, Fugol, from Old English fugol ‘fowl, bird’). Alternatively, a nickname from Middle English fughel, foghel, foul ‘fowl, bird’, either with reference to physical appearance, size, or behavior, or possibly also a nickname for someone who kept or sold birds.

Americanized form of German Faul .

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

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