Reuben Warner Fowler

1778–1856 (Age 78)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Reuben Warner

When Reuben Warner Fowler was born on 23 August 1778, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Mark Fowler, was 22 and his mother, Miriam Warner Sterling, was 23. He married Sybil Sawyer on 24 February 1806. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 September 1856, in Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rushville, Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Reuben Warner Fowler
Sybil Sawyer
Marriage: 24 February 1806
Anna Fowler
Harvey Fowler
Henry Fowler
Thomas M. Fowler

Spouse & Children

24 February 1806


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 3

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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 (3)

  • Reuben W Fowler, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Reuben W Fowler, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Reuben W Fowler, "New York State Census, 1855"

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