Chester George Nowlin

1900–1947 (Age 47)
Comanche, Texas, United States

The Life of Chester George

When Chester George Nowlin was born about 1900, in Comanche, Texas, United States, his father, George Martin Nowlin, was 33 and his mother, Mollie R. Owens, was 34. He married Sinia Jane Akers about 1920, in De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1940 and Mount Carmel Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States in 1947. He died in September 1947, at the age of 47, and was buried in De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester George Nowlin
Sinia Jane Akers
Marriage: about 1920
Lottie LaDair Nowlin
Lois Virginia Nowlin
Chester Akers Nowlin

Spouse & Children

about 1920
De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 13

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Chester G Nawlin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George C Nowlin in household of George M Nowlin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C G Nowlin in entry for Chester Akens, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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