Arthur Dowler

5 August 1819–26 April 1912 (Age 92)
Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Dowler was born on 5 August 1819, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John A Dowler, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Frances Foster, was 32. He married Francis Fierce on 2 February 1843, in Athens, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States for about 42 years. He registered for military service in 1898. He died on 26 April 1912, in Waterloo Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Pedigo Cemetery, York Township, Athens, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Dowler
1819–1912
Francis Fierce
1821–1895
Marriage: 2 February 1843
John Henry Dowler
1843–1923
Sarah L Dowler
1862–
Ann Elizabeth Dowler
1846–1928
Charles W. Dowler
1848–1918
George Wesley Dowler
1851–1920
Marion Francis Dowler
1854–1907
James Harvey Dowler
1855–1932
Frances Dowler
1861–1895
Ida J. Dowler
1866–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1843
Athens, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

    John Henry Dowler

    Male1843–1923Male

    Ann Elizabeth Dowler

    Female1846–1928Female

    Male1848–1918Male

    George Wesley Dowler

    Male1851–1920Male

    Marion Francis Dowler

    Male1854–1907Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1846

Age 27

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 maker of dowels and similar objects, from an agent derivative of Middle English dowle ‘dowel’, ‘headless peg’, ‘bolt’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arthur Dowler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arthur Dowler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arthur Dowler, "United States Census, 1850"

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