Ephrain Sowards

September 1879–
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ephrain

When Ephrain Sowards was born in September 1879, in West Virginia, United States, his father, David Wilson Francis Sowards, was 38 and his mother, Icantha Elizabeth Burns, was 26. He lived in Barboursville Magisterial District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

David Wilson Francis Sowards
1841–1928
Icantha Elizabeth Burns
1853–1906
Thomas Jefferson Sowards
1869–1955
Mary Adeline Sowards
1871–1871
Isaac Erwin Sowards
1872–1960
Pheba Jane Sowards
1875–1972
Henry Griffin Sowards
1877–1947
Ephrain Sowards
1879–
Sallie Elizabeth Sowards
1880–1963
Daisy Alice Sowards
1883–
David Wilson Sowards
1885–1959

Parents and Siblings

    David Wilson Francis Sowards

    Male1841–1928Male

    Icantha Elizabeth Burns

    Female1853–1906Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English or Irish Seward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Ephrain Sowards in household of David Sowards, "United States Census, 1900"

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