James Albert Nowers

29 November 1864–15 July 1946 (Age 81)
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of James Albert

When James Albert Nowers was born on 29 November 1864, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, his father, Willson Gates Nowers, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Anderson, was 35. He married Ella May Wiley on 5 December 1894, in Circleville, Piute, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 July 1946, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Nowers
Ella May Wiley
Marriage: 5 December 1894
James Albert Nowers
Edward Wilson Nowers
Delbert Nowers
Marietta Nowers
Ella Nowers
Corporal George Nowers

Spouse and Children

5 December 1894
Circleville, Piute, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: status name from Old French fouuer, Latin focarius ‘hearthkeeper’.

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

Sources (3)

  • James C Nowers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Albert Nowers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Albert Nowers, "United States Census, 1940"

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