Retha Fowler

1906–1999 (Age 93)
Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Retha

When Retha Fowler was born on 11 June 1906, in Columbus, North Carolina, United States, her father, Edward Mactroy Fowler, was 35 and her mother, Niza Emmaline Fipps, was 33. She lived in Green Sea, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Green Sea Township, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 23 August 1999, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Edward Mactroy Fowler
Niza Emmaline Fipps
Margaret B. Fowler
Mary Lou Fowler
Florrie Emaline Fowler Cannon
Florence R. Fowler
Arsie Melvina Fowler
Exleler Fowler
Gordon Ed Fowler
Retha Fowler
Raleigh Alford Fowler
Sessie Magnolia Fowler
Herbert B Fowler

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 10

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Retha Foweler in household of Edward F Foweler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • G Doretha Fowler in household of Edward M Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Retha Fowler in entry for Mr Gordon Ed Fowler, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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