Richard Fowler

Male1786–20 June 1881

Brief Life History of Richard

Richard Fowler was born in 1786, in Batesville, Panola, Mississippi, United States as the son of Fowler and ?. He married Nancy Bynum Ross in 1811, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Panola, Mississippi, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1779. He died on 20 June 1881, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Richard Fowler
1786–1881
Nancy Bynum Ross
1790–
Marriage: 1811
Harrison Henry Fowler
1812–1866
Philip Brooks Fowler
1815–
James Fowler
1820–
Richard Fowler
1817–1881

Sources (4)

  • Richard Fowler, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Richard Fowler, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Richard Fowler, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1811Mississippi, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 0

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1798 · Mississippi is Organized as an American Territory

    Age 12

    The �Mississippi territory existed from April 7, 1798, to December 10, 1817, when the western half became the state of Mississippi and the eastern half became Alabama Territory. The territory was given up by Spain through the Treaty of Madrid.

    1812

    Age 26

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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