Verna Ann Fowler

16 April 1888–19 July 1959 (Age 71)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Verna Ann

When Verna Ann Fowler was born on 16 April 1888, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Samuel Fowler, was 33 and her mother, Jane Elizabeth Messervy, was 29. She married Henry Castle Hadlock Murphy in 1909, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1940. She died on 19 July 1959, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Castle Hadlock Murphy
Verna Ann Fowler
Marriage: 1909
Verna Lilia Murphy
Castle Keola Murphy
Paul Fowler Murphy
Donna Ann Murphy
Marvel Murphy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1909Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 10
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 19
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    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.

    Sources (29)

    • Verna Murphy in household of Castle Henry Murphy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Verna A Fowler, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Verna Fowler Murphy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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