Ola Leona Fowler

15 October 1873–8 January 1985 (Age 111)
Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States

The Life of Ola Leona

Ola Leona Fowler was born on 15 October 1873. She married Henry Jackson Watkins on 27 December 1899, in Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Levy, Florida, United States for about 10 years and Gulf Hammock, Levy, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 1985, in Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States, at the age of 111, and was buried in Inglis, Levy, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Jackson Watkins
Ola Leona Fowler
Marriage: 27 December 1899
Annie Mae Watkins
Henry Albert Watkins
Lillie Nora Watkins
Bertha Mertice Watkins
Estelle Lucy Watkins
Mildred Watkins Smallwood
Thomas Price Watkins
Alice Aletha Watkins
Johnny Watkins
Jackson Watkins

Spouse and Children

27 December 1899
Florida, United States


    Annie Mae Watkins


    Henry Albert Watkins


    Lillie Nora Watkins


    Bertha Mertice Watkins


    Estelle Lucy Watkins


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 5

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 29

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ole Watkins in household of H J Watkins, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Olia Watkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ola Watkins in household of Jackson Watkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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