Frank J Stowell

1859–3 May 1931 (Age 72)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Frank J

Frank J Stowell was born in 1859, in Indiana, United States as the son of Ruby Ann Shumway. He died on 3 May 1931, in Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Homewood, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Ann Shumway
1828–1883
Homer John Stowell
1852–1932
Addie Stowell
1856–1922
Stewart Stowell
1857–1933
Alice Stowell
1857–
Frank J Stowell
1859–1931
Hattie Stowell
1863–

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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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  • Frank Stowell, "Find A Grave Index"

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