Retta Fowler

1884–1968 (Age 84)
Randolph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Retta

When Retta Fowler was born on 20 February 1884, in Randolph, Indiana, United States, her father, Samuel Harrison Fowler, was 26 and her mother, Lydia Puterbaugh, was 26. She married Edward Warren on 8 November 1902, in Randolph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 26 August 1968, in Union City, Randolph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Retta Fowler
Edward Warren
Marriage: 8 November 1902
Bessie Emily Warren
Arthur Warren

Spouse & Children

8 November 1902
Randolph, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Harrison Fowler


  • Lydia Puterbaugh




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (1)

  • Retta M Fowler in household of Samuel H Fowler, "United States Census, 1900"

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