Emily Jane Fowler

1904–1988 (Age 83)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Emily Jane

When Emily Jane Fowler was born on 1 September 1904, her father, James Mcafee Fowler, was 28 and her mother, Dora Louise Champion, was 20. She married Orville Jackson Cantrell on 25 February 1921, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Tickanetley, Gilmer, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 864, Gilmer, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 2 February 1988, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emily Jane Fowler
Orville Jackson Cantrell
Marriage: 25 February 1921
Clifford H Cantrell
Vercil Cantrell
Corrine Elizabeth Cantrell

Spouse & Children

  • Female1904–1988Female

  • Orville Jackson Cantrell


25 February 1921
Gilmer, Georgia, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 2

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Emley Fawler in household of James M Fawler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emily J Mcclure in household of Arvil J Mcclure, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emily J Mc Clure in household of J Arvil Mc Clure Jr., "United States Census, 1930"

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