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
1753–1832
Martha Drake
1753–1834
Marriage: about 1773
Benjamin Ward Fowler
1780–
Jeremiah Drake Fowler
1785–1828
Chauncey Weeks Fowler
1796–1828
Martha Drake Fowler
1798–
Phebe Stockholm Fowler
1800–
Peter Drake Fowler
1790–1836
Nancy Fowler
1792–
John Fowler
1794–1853

Spouse & Children

  • Male1753–1832Male

  • Martha Drake

    Female1753–1834Female

MARRIAGE
about 1773
Yorktown, Westchester, New York, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1720–1785Male

  • Jane Valentine

    Female1724–1790Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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