Emily Jane "Emma" Fowler

1888–1960 (Age 72)
Apple Grove, Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Emily Jane "Emma"

Emily Jane "Emma" Fowler was born on 2 June 1888, in Apple Grove, Mason, West Virginia, United States. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Daniel Webster Shafer. She died on 16 May 1960, in West Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Emily Jane "Emma" Fowler
Daniel Webster Shafer
Lawrence Monroe Shafer
Lena Shafer

Spouse & Children



  • Lawrence Monroe Shafer


  • Female1929–2007Female

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Emma Fowler in entry for Alice May Shafer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Emma Fowler in entry for Shaffer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Emma Fowler in entry for Clara Margaret Shafer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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