Retrieve Fowler

Orrington, Penobscot, Maine

The Life of Retrieve

When Retrieve Fowler was born on 5 March 1779, his father, Simeon Fowler, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Doane, was 22. He married Abigail Tripp about 1806, in Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Orrington, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1779.

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Retrieve Fowler
Abigail Tripp
Marriage: about 1806
Isaac P Fowler
Elisha T Fowler
Francis B Fowler
Rev Enoch M. Fowler
Samuel T Fowler

Spouse & Children

about 1806
Penobscot, Maine, United States


  • Isaac P Fowler


  • Elisha T Fowler


  • Francis B Fowler


  • Rev Enoch M. Fowler


  • Samuel T Fowler


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 25

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 33

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Retrieve Fowler in entry for Enoch M Fowler, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Retrieve Fowler, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Retrieve Fowler, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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