Sarah Elizabeth Fowler

7 April 1847–7 December 1917 (Age 70)
Hancock, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Fowler was born on 7 April 1847, in Hancock, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Baker Fowler, was 28 and her mother, Anna Pugh, was 24. She married Peter Pugh Allison in 1866, in Hancock, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Saint Clair Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 7 December 1917, in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Peter Pugh Allison
Sarah Elizabeth Fowler
Marriage: 1866
Millie Ivanora Allison
Aurella S. Allison
William Ogden Allison
Harry James Allison

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Hancock, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 16

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Ellison in household of Peter Ellison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah E Allison in household of Peter Allison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E Allison in household of Peter P Allison, "United States Census, 1910"

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