Reta Alice Fowler

1900–1984 (Age 83)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Reta Alice

When Reta Alice Fowler was born on 16 December 1900, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Edmund Henry Fowler, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Chilton, was 33. She married Alfred Spencer Hampson on 8 November 1924, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Lehi Ward 3, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 9 March 1984, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reta Alice Fowler
Alfred Spencer Hampson
Marriage: 8 November 1924
Elizabeth Lyn Hampson
Elizabeth Lyn Hampson
Jayne Kay Hampson

Spouse & Children

8 November 1924
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


  • Female1925–2014Female

  • Jayne Kay Hampson


  • Elizabeth Lyn Hampson


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · The Lehi Co-op Building Is Built

Age 3

The Lehi Co-op Building was built to house the growing needs of the People’s Co-op. The 22,000 square foot, two story, brick building included modern technologies such as electrical wiring and a telephone system. The building was the first in Lehi to have concrete sidewalks installed. Z.C.M.I. closed the Lehi branch in 1937 and the complex was sold. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Story Highlight

Thomas Fowler

A Story from the Life of Samuel Fowler Samuel Fowler is the father of the first family to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Fowler ancestry of Elizabeth Lyn Clayton (Nana). …

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Sources (3)

  • Rita Hampson in household of Spencer Hampson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reta A Fowler in household of Edmund N Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rita F Hampson in household of A Spencer Hampson, "United States Census, 1940"

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