Reuben Fowler

1753–1832 (Age 78)
Fox Meadow, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Fowler was born on 3 September 1753, in Fox Meadow, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Reuben Fowler, was 33 and his mother, Jane Valentine, was 29. He married Martha Drake about 1773, in Yorktown, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 February 1832, in White Plains, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery, Van Cortlandtville, Cortlandt, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Fowler
Martha Drake
Marriage: about 1773
Benjamin Ward Fowler
Jeremiah Drake Fowler
Chauncey Weeks Fowler
Martha Drake Fowler
Phebe Stockholm Fowler
Peter Drake Fowler
Nancy Fowler
John Fowler

Spouse & Children

  • Male1753–1832Male

  • Martha Drake


about 1773
Yorktown, Westchester, New York, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1720–1785Male

  • Jane Valentine




+9 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 23

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 41

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

Sources (2)

  • Reuben Fowler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Reuben Fowler - birth-name: Reuben Fowler

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