Rethal Eugenia Fowler

1922–2003 (Age 81)
Camden on Gauley, Webster, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Rethal Eugenia

When Rethal Eugenia Fowler was born on 11 June 1922, in Camden on Gauley, Webster, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Calvin Fowler, was 24 and her mother, Arminda Isenhart, was 19. She married Ray Forest Clemens in 1939, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Beaver, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Beaver Magisterial District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 13 July 2003, in Washington, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Rethal Eugenia Fowler
Ray Forest Clemens
Marriage: 1939

Spouse & Children

Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1897–1958Male

  • Arminda Isenhart




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Rethal Fowler in household of John C Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rethal Clemens in household of John Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rethal Fowler Clemens in entry for Ray Forest Clemens, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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