James Spruill Fowler

25 July 1825–19 April 1903 (Age 77)
Alabama, United States

The Life of James Spruill

When James Spruill Fowler was born on 25 July 1825, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Fowler Jr, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Soles Davis, was 39. He married Mahala Elizabeth Faulk on 8 January 1844, in Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Louisiana, United States in 1870 and Jackson, Louisiana, United States in 1880. He died on 19 April 1903, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Spruill Fowler
1825–1903
Mahala Elizabeth Faulk
1828–1883
Marriage: 8 January 1844
Elbert J. Fowler
1844–1850
Mary Ellen Fowler
1847–1910
Mercello Fowler
1849–1850
T Fowler
1851–
San Francisco "Frances" Fowler
1852–1923
John Robert Fowler
1854–1929
Rebecca Lurana Fowler
1856–
William Penn Fowler
1857–1913
Lewis Cass Fowler
1859–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1844
Pike, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    Elbert J. Fowler

    Male1844–1850Male

    Mary Ellen Fowler

    Female1847–1910Female

    Mercello Fowler

    Male1849–1850Male

    Female1851–Female

    San Francisco "Frances" Fowler

    Female1852–1923Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1778–1860Male

    Elizabeth Soles Davis

    Female1786–1827Female

siblings

(7)

    Eunity D. Fowler

    Female1806–1860Female

    Lewis Fowler

    Male1814–1860Male

    Jesse P. Fowler

    Male1815–1857Male

    Rebecca Fowler

    Female1820–1899Female

    Penelope Fowler

    Female1821–1827Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • J S Fowler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James S Fowler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Fowler, "United States Census, 1870"

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