William Henry Fowler

Male27 January 1880–2 February 1951

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Fowler was born on 27 January 1880, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Henry E. Fowler, was 27 and his mother, Susan A Mobray, was 24. He married Sophia E. Hilgeman in 1900, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Maryland, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1898. He died on 2 February 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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William Henry Fowler
Sophia E. Hilgeman
Marriage: 1900
Henry Elijah Fowler
James Arthur Fowler
Winfield Scott Fowler
Julius Fowler
William Henry Fowler
Anna E. Fowler
Sarah Gough Fowler
Ruth Sophie Fowler
Clara E. Fowler

Sources (11)

  • William H Fowler, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William Henry Fowler, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William H. Fowler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1900Maryland, United States
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 14

    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

    Age 19

    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a fowler, a hunter or trapper of wild birds (a common medieval occupation), from Middle English fogheler, fugheler (Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

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