Emma Fowler

1875–1968 (Age 93)
New Egypt, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Fowler was born on 4 February 1875, in New Egypt, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, her father, Theodore Fowler, was 33 and her mother, Deborah Ann Chambers, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter. She lived in West Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. She died in June 1968, in Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Fowler
Deborah Ann Chambers
Ida Fowler
Clara Fowler
Martha C Fowler
Emma Fowler
Stella Fowler

Parents & Siblings

  • Theodore Fowler


  • Deborah Ann Chambers




  • Ida Fowler


  • Female1867–1963Female

  • Martha C Fowler


  • Female1875–1968Female

  • Stella Fowler


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Age 4

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Emma Chamberlain in household of Clara Forster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1920"

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