Robert Zelna Fowler Sr

1915–2000 (Age 85)
Cochran, Bleckley, Georgia, United States

The Life of Robert Zelna

When Robert Zelna Fowler Sr was born on 9 September 1915, in Cochran, Bleckley, Georgia, United States, his father, Jesse Joshua Fowler, was 39 and his mother, Lula Bethanie Dye, was 37. He lived in Bleckley, Georgia, United States for about 5 years and Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 24 November 2000, in Barnesville, Lamar, Georgia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lamar Memory Gardens, Barnesville, Lamar, Georgia, United States.

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Robert Zelna Fowler Sr
Frances T Reed

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse Joshua Fowler


  • Lula Bethanie Dye




  • Nora C Fowler


  • James H Fowler


  • Arthur J Fowler


  • Alice Fowler


  • Male1915–2000Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 7

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Zelna Fowler in household of Jessie J Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zelner Fowler in household of Jesse J Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Z Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"

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