Harry Kramer Stowell

Male23 August 1878–20 July 1901

Brief Life History of Harry Kramer

When Harry Kramer Stowell was born on 23 August 1878, in Avalon, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Prentice Stowell, was 36 and his mother, Maud Kramer, was 24. He died on 20 July 1901, in his hometown, at the age of 22.

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William Prentice Stowell
Maud Kramer
Harry Kramer Stowell
Aubrey Lynn Stowell
Aubrey Lynn Stowell
Prentice Haskins Stowell
Fred Charles Stowell

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    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 4

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 8

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Stowell (Somerset), Stowell (Gloucestershire), East and West Stowell in Wilcot (Wiltshire), or Stawell (Somerset), all named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’. The surname was taken to the Isle of Man by 1511, from whence it migrated to Lancashire and Yorkshire.

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

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