Eli Ephraim Fowles

22 July 1828–8 January 1891 (Age 62)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Eli Ephraim

When Eli Ephraim Fowles was born on 22 July 1828, in Ohio, United States, his father, Ephraim Fowles, was 27 and his mother, Lois Small, was 21. He married Hannah Fuller Rice on 23 April 1871, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. He lived in Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 8 January 1891, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Brady Cemetery, Brady, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.

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Eli Ephraim Fowles
Hannah Fuller Rice
Marriage: 23 April 1871

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23 April 1871
Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 8

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fowle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eli Fowls, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eli Fowles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eli Fowles, "United States Census, 1880"

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