Emma Fowler

1862–1955 (Age 93)
Cascade, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Fowler was born on 24 March 1862, in Cascade, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Holland Fowler, was 44 and her mother, Esther Barnette, was 38. She married Reuben Rollin Bell on 15 June 1887, in Rome, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 8 April 1955, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in White Salmon, Klickitat, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emma Fowler
Reuben Rollin Bell
Marriage: 15 June 1887
Harry E. Bell
Garland A. Bell
Lynn Bell
Maude Mary Bell

Spouse & Children

15 June 1887
Rome, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Holland Fowler


  • Esther Barnette




  • John Fowler


  • Mary Ann Fowler


  • William Fowler


  • Sarah Virginia Fowler


  • Hannah Fowler


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · Married Women's Property Act

Age 4

Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 27

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

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)

  • Emma Fawler in household of Henry H Fawler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma Fowler in entry for Lynn Frank Bell and Ola Ellen Jewell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Emma Fowler in entry for Lynn Frank Bell and Ola Ellen Jewell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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