Emma Fowler

1822–
New York, United States

The Life of Emma

Emma Fowler was born in 1822, in New York, United States. She married Micajah Mott on 22 September 1837, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Emma Fowler
1822–
Micajah Mott
1809–
Marriage: 22 September 1837
William Henry Mott
1838–1863

Spouse & Children

  • Female1822–Female

  • Micajah Mott

    Male1809–Male

MARRIAGE
22 September 1837
New York City, New York County, New York, United States
children

(1)

  • William Henry Mott

    Male1838–1863Male

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 41

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

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 (1)

  • Illinois Probate Records, 1819-1970; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-16032-23882-50

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