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
1836–1907
Diana Mellow
1841–1912
Harriet Fowler
1864–
Eli Fowler
1868–1880
Charles Frederick Fowler
1869–1925
Rosina A Fowler
1872–
Bessie Fowler
1875–1900
Emma Fowler
1877–1961
Frederick Fowler
1878–1939
John Holliway Fowler
1879–1939
Elwood Fowler
1881–1978

Parents & Siblings

  • George Stephen Fowler

    Male1836–1907Male

  • Diana Mellow

    Female1841–1912Female

siblings

(9)

  • Harriet Fowler

    Female1864–Female

  • Eli Fowler

    Male1868–1880Male

  • Male1869–1925Male

  • Rosina A Fowler

    Female1872–Female

  • Bessie Fowler

    Female1875–1900Female

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World Events (8)

1879

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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