Emma Fowler

1877–1961 (Age 84)
Long Valley, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Fowler was born in 1877, in Long Valley, Morris, New Jersey, United States, her father, George Stephen Fowler, was 41 and her mother, Diana Mellow, was 36. She lived in Washington Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1880. She died in 1961, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

George Stephen Fowler
Diana Mellow
Harriet Fowler
Eli Fowler
Charles Frederick Fowler
Rosina A Fowler
Bessie Fowler
Emma Fowler
Frederick Fowler
John Holliway Fowler
Elwood Fowler

Parents & Siblings

  • George Stephen Fowler


  • Diana Mellow




  • Harriet Fowler


  • Eli Fowler


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  • Rosina A Fowler


  • Bessie Fowler


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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

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 (1)

  • Emma Fowler in household of George Fowler, "United States Census, 1880"

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