Robert William Fowler

1894–1948 (Age 53)
Bastrop, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert William

When Robert William Fowler was born on 28 January 1894, in Bastrop, Texas, United States, his father, Wallace Marion Fowler, was 30 and his mother, Annie Tomsy Harl, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Jessie Lavonia Baisden. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Concho, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Mitchell, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in 1948, in Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Woodbine Cemetery, Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert William Fowler
Jessie Lavonia Baisden
Eula Gladys Fowler
Alva Claudine Fowler
Hollis Durwood Fowler
Anna Louise Fowler
Horace Clayton Fowler
Opal Beatrice Fowler

Spouse & Children



  • Eula Gladys Fowler


  • Female1916–1998Female

  • Male1918–1948Male

  • Anna Louise Fowler


  • Horace Clayton Fowler


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Bill Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bill Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R Fowler in household of Wallace M Fowler, "United States Census, 1900"

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