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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David Wilson Francis Sowards
Icantha Elizabeth Burns
Thomas Jefferson Sowards
Mary Adeline Sowards
Isaac Erwin Sowards
Pheba Jane Sowards
Henry Griffin Sowards
Ephrain Sowards
Sallie Elizabeth Sowards
Daisy Alice Sowards
David Wilson Sowards

Parents and Siblings

    David Wilson Francis Sowards


    Icantha Elizabeth Burns




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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.

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

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