Reuben George Fowler

1845–1936 (Age 90)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Reuben George

When Reuben George Fowler was born on 10 October 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Wesley Fowler, was 21 and his mother, Harriet Hadlock, was 19. He married Clara Belle Dille in 1874, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Brookside Township, Clinton, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Centralia Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 17 September 1936, in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben George Fowler
Clara Belle Dille
Marriage: 1874
Matilda Ann Fowler
George Wesley Fowler
Harry Allen Fowler
Charles Wesley Fowler
John Reuben Fowler
Hattie Belle Fowler
Carry May Fowler
Lottie Viola Fowler
Sallie Fowler
Myrtle Fowler
Mable C. Fowler

Spouse & Children

Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 25

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Ruben Fowler in household of Harriet Fowler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Reuben G Fowler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Reuben G Fowler, "United States Census, 1910"

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