Rev Ruben Oscar Fowler

1876–1946 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ruben Oscar

When Rev Ruben Oscar Fowler was born on 18 July 1876, in Georgia, United States, his father, Nathan Hamilton Fowler, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Amanda Montgomery, was 26. He married Martha Catherine Mattie Pierce on 23 October 1898, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cain Manor, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Martin, Stephens, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 31 October 1946, in Hokes Bluff, Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Hokes Bluff, Etowah, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev Ruben Oscar Fowler
Martha Catherine Mattie Pierce
Marriage: 23 October 1898
William N Fowler
Walter Fowler
Carrie M J Fowler
Calvin Fowler
Lorena Alma Fowler
Leona Fowler
Burlee Fowler
Dorothy A Fowler
Louis Robert Fowler

Spouse & Children

23 October 1898
Gwinnett, Georgia, United States


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Nathan Hamilton Fowler


  • Sarah Amanda Montgomery




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 17

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 19

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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 (3)

  • Oscar Fowler in household of N H Fowler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Reuben Fowler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • R Oscar Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"

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