FOWLER ANNEX

 

Carrie E. (Fowler) Loadwick Pedigree

(Start at generation 3, below.)

 

Special thanks to George Edgar Drake for preserving some of the initial information and photos available in this annex.

 

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Last Change: 24 November 2016

 

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Origin of the surname “Fowler:”

 

 

Generation

 

12 

 

11  William Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1570 in Dalbury Leis, Derby, England.  Died 1660 in Connecticut.

 

2. Wife: Sarah (?)

 

Born 1605.  Died 1622.

 

3. Children:

 

a. William Fowler: Born 1615.  Died 1682.

 

b. Sarah Fowler: Born 1620.  Died 1660.

 

c. Ambrose Fowler: See generation 10, below.

 

d. Mary Fowler Born 1624.  Died 1657.

 

e. John Fowler: Born 1636.  Died 1676.

 

10  Ambrose Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1620 in Dalbury Leis, Derby, England.  Died 18 October 1704 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Immigrated to America, settling at Windsor, Connecticut as early as 1640.  In 1671 sold his land there and shortly after moved his family to Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Joan Alvord

 

Born 1622.  Died 22 May 1684.  Married Ambrose Fowler on 6 May 1646 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut

 

3. Children:

 

a. Abigail Fowler: Born 1 March 1645/46/47 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 19 June 1733  Married Increase Sikes (b. 6 Jun 1644 at Springfield, MA, d. 24 Mar 1711/12 at Ludlow, Hampden Co., MA), son of Richard and Phebe (Greene) Sikes, on 22 March 1670/71 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

b. John Fowler: Born 6 November 1648/50 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 1738.  Married Mercy Miller.

 

c. Mary Fowler: Born 15 May 1650.  Died 1702.  Married Fearnot King on 14 May 1677.

 

d. Samuel Fowler: See generation 9, below.

 

e. Hannah Fowler: Born 20 December 1654 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 1733.  Married James Sexton.

 

f. Elizabeth Fowler: Born 2 December 1656 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 1692.

 

g. Ambrose Fowler: Born 8 May 1658 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 1694.  Married Mary Baker.

 

9   Samuel Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 18 November 1652 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 1727 in Massachusetts.  In 1689 moved his family to Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Abigail Brown

 

Born 8 August 1662 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut; daughter of Peter and Mary (Gillett) Brown.  Died 1732.  Married Samuel Fowler on 6 November 1683 at Windsor, Connecticut.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Samuel Fowler, Jr.: Born 29 January 1685 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 10 November 1774 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  About 1689 moved with his parents from Windsor, Connecticut to Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married Mercy (?) (d. 6 Jan 1744 at Westfield, MA) and had the following children:

 

(1. Samuel Fowler, III: Born 31 January 1711 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 January 1777.  Moved to Southwick, which at the time was part of Westfield Township.  Employed as a surveyor.  Married Naomi Noble (b. 8 Mar 1718, d. 27 Feb 1797) on 8 May 1734 and had, among others, the following son:

 

(a. Noble Fowler: Born 10 January 1763 at Southwick, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 21 December 1828.  Married Mary "Polly" Doolittle (b. 1769, d. Mar 1847 at Southwick, MA), daughter of Titus Doolittle of Russell, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1) Lewis Doolittle Fowler: Born Jun 1792.  Died 17 November 1861.

 

(2) Samuel Sardis Fowler: Born 26 December 1798.  Died 28 January 1873.

 

(3) Ranson Fowler: Born 6 January 1804.  Died 28 November 1828.

 

(4) Tarsus Noble Fowler: Born 10 September 1805 at Southwick, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 3 February 1892.

 

1850 US Census: Tarsus N. Fowler, age 44 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $2,400.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Fowler, age 39 (b. MA); daughter, Calista Fowler, age 19 (b. MA); son, Jeduthan T. Fowler, age 15 (b. MA); daughter, Harriet I. Fowler, age 13; son, Mark D. Fowler, age 11 (b. MA); son, Alden Fowler, age 9 (b. MA); son, Luzerne A. Fowler, age 1 (b. MA); and John Burton, age 23 (b. MA) and employed as a laborer.

 

1855 MA Census: Tarsus N. Fowler, age 50 (birth place unknown for entire family) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Mary Ann Fowler, age 44; Calista L. Fowler, age 24; Harriet E. Fowler, age 19; Mark D. Fowler, age 16 and employed as a farmer; Alden F. Fowler, age 13; Luzern A. Fowler, age 6; Emma Fowler, age 2; and Bentley O. Moore, age 21 and employed as a laborer.

 

1860 US Census: Tarsus M. Fowler, age 55 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $4,000 and his personal property was valued at $864.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Fowler, age 47 (b. MA); son, Mark D.? Fowler, age 21 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; son, Alden L. Fowler, age 18 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Susanna A. Fowler, age 11 (b. MA); daughter, Ema J. Fowler, age 7 (b. MA); H. C. Houghton, age 33 (b. VT) and employed as a peddler; and Calista J. Houghton, age 28 (b. MA).

 

1865 MA Census: Tasus N. Fowler, age 59 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Fowler, age 54 (b. MA); son, Alden L. Fowler, age 23 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; son, Luzerne A. Fowler, age 16 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Emma J. Fowler, age 12 (b. MA); Harris C. Houghton, age 38 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer; Calista Houghton, age 34 (b. MA); and Helen C. Houghton, age 4 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Luther Fowler, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was enumerated on the same census page, as were James D. Fowler, age 15 (b. MA) and Jane D. Fowler, age 15 (b. MA), who resided in the household headed by Lyman Pendleton, age 64 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Tarcus Fowler, age 65 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household included his wife, Mary Fowler, age 59 (b. MA); Emma Fowler, age 17 (b. MA); Alden Fowler, age 28 (b. MA); Harry Houghton, age 44 (b. MA) and employed as a peddler; Calista Houghton, age 39 (b. MA); Hellen Houghton, age 9 (b. MA); and Lyman Cooley, age 20 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer.  Of interest, the household headed by Luther Fowler, age 40, was enumerated on the same census page.

 

Tarsus Fowler married Mary Ann Aldrich (b. 10 Jan 1811 in CT, d. 25 Aug 1880 at Southwick, MA) on 5 September 1830 and had the following children:

 

(a) Calista Jemima Fowler: Born 15 July 1831 in Massachusetts.  Married Harry C. Houghton, who was employed as a peddler, and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Helen C. Houghton: Born about 1861 in Massachusetts.

 

(b) Amaret Fowler: (female) Born 9 February 1833.  Died age 5.

 

(c) Jeduthan Tarsus Fowler: Born 30 July 1834 at Southwick, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died Thompsonville, Connecticut.  Married Marilla Holcomb (b. 23 Oct 1836 in Tolland Twp, Hampden Co., MA, d. Mar 1913 in Westfield Twp, MA), daughter of Walter and Fluvia (Rockville) Holcomb, on 23 October 1856 and had the following children:

 

[1. Grace Fowler: Born 10 October 1859.  Married Edward W. Atwater and resided at Brooklyn, New York.  Grace and Edward had the following daughter:

 

[a. Ruth Atwater: Born 10 January 1885 at Brooklyn, New York.

 

[2. Gertrude Louise Fowler: Born 22 February 1865.  Married Frank W. Gushing and resided in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

[3. Ned Howard Fowler: Born 7 April 1874.  Died 22 January 1904.

 

(d) Harriet Eliza/I. Fowler: Born 27 November 1835 in Massachusetts.

 

(e) Mark Doolittle Fowler: Born 3 January 1839 in Massachusetts.

 

(f) Loraine Fowler: Died 26 August 1842 in Massachusetts.

 

(g) Alden Simon Fowler: Born 22 December 1841 in Massachusetts.  Died 1913.  Veteran of the American Civil War; served in Company F of the 27th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment.

 

(h) Calvin Fowler: Died 8 October 1843.

 

(i) Luzerne Arthur Fowler: Born 14 February 1849 in Massachusetts.  Resided at Southwick, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

1900 US Census: Luzerne A. Fowler, age 51 (b. Feb 1849 in MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Jennie S. Fowler, age 50 (b. Mar 1850 in England; parents b. England), who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Raymond F. Fowler, age 15 (b. Jun 1884 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. England) and single; servant, Katherine Sanc, age 18 (b. Jan 1882 in Poland; parents b. Poland (German speaking)) and single, who spoke Russian and immigrated to the US in 1900; servant, Yulyan Yucheik, age 27 (b. Apr 1873 in Poland; parents b. Polland (Russian speaking)), single, and employed as a farm laborer, who spoke Russian and immigrated to the US in 1896; and servant, Konstantin Adureaic, age 17 (b. 1883 in Poland; parents b. Poland (Russian speaking)), single, and employed as a farm laborer, who spoke Russian and immigrated to the US in 1900.  Of interest, the household headed by Luther Fowler, age 70 (b. NYS) was enumerated next door.

 

(j) Ellen M. Fowler: Born 30 October 1851.  Died as an infant.

 

(k) Emma Jane Fowler: Born 16 March 1853 in Massachusetts.  Married Llewellyn Weatherby and resided in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

(5) Coit Fowler: Born 17 April 1814.

 

(2. David Fowler: Born in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Smith.

 

(3. Bethesda Fowler: Born 26 April 1717 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

(4. Stephen Fowler: Born 21 December 1719 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Rhoda Bancroft (d. 8 Jan 1747/48) on 10 August 1746 and about 1772 moved from Westfield to Pittsfield, Massachusetts.  Subsequently moved to western New York State.  Stephen and Rhoda had the following son:

 

(a. Stephen Fowler, Jr.: Born 26 July 1747.  Died 1846 at Livonia, New York.  Married Rhoda Harrison and had the following children:

 

(1) Fitch Fowler.

 

(2) Meigs Fowler.

 

(3) Harmon Fowler.

 

(4) Stephan Bancroft Fowler:

 

(a) Frances Fowler: Married Edwin R. Coye and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Charlotte Coye: Married Dr. Julius Martby Dutton and had the following son:

 

[a. John Martby Dutton: Born 2 September 1906.

 

[b. Ruth Frances Dutton: Born 15 January 1909.

 

Stephan Fowler, Sr. married (2nd) Mary Wells of Hartford, Connecticut in 1751 and had the following children:

 

(a. Rhoda Fowler: Born 10 April 1752.

 

(b. Blackledge Fowler: Born 4 January 1754.  Died 6 September 1839.  Married (1st) Miriam Smith (d. Jan 1811) on 23 March 1780 and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles Fowler: Born 12 February 1781.  Died young.

 

(2) Sophia Fowler: Born 14 April 1783.  Married Charles Noble on 8 January 1803.

 

Blackledge Fowler married (2nd) Sarah Rogers (d. 25 Sep 1825) on 23 October 1813.

 

(c. Abigail Fowler: Born 23 March 1756.  Married Asa Noble.

 

(d. Mehitable Fowler: Born 16 February 1758.  Married Dr. (?) Porter of Williamstown.

 

(e. Sarah Fowler: Born 26 August 1760.  Married John Lee of Hartford, Connecticut.

 

(f. Amos Fowler: Born 16 February 1763.  Married Irene Fowler of Northford, Connecticut.

 

(g. Mary Fowler #1: Born 15 August 1765.  Died 15 February 1766.

 

(h. Wells Fowler: Born 20 February 1768.  Died young.

 

(i. Mary Fowler #2: Born 13 October 1771.  Married (1st) Daniel Fowler.  Married (2nd) Dr. Martin Phelps.

 

(5. Mercy Fowler: Born 31 July 1722 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 January 1744.

 

(6. Bildad Fowler: Born in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Bancroft.

 

(7. Daniel Fowler: Born January 1729 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Married Eleanor Williams.

 

(8. Mehitable Fowler: Born in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts Married (?) Williams.

 

b. Jonathan Fowler: See generation 8, below.

 

c. Abigail Fowler: Born 25 October 1687 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 1733.  About 1689 moved with her parents from Windsor, Connecticut to Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts. 

 

d. Mary Fowler: Born 22 February 1689 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Later that year moved with her parents from Windsor, Connecticut to Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts. 

 

e. Hannah Fowler: Born 3 November 1693 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

f. Hester Fowler: Born 16 January 1695 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

g. Sarah Fowler: Born 31 May 1698 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

h. Isabel Fowler: Born 1 February 1700 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 1723.Married Ezra Strong in 1720.

 

i. Mindwell Fowler: Born 1702 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

j. Elizabeth Fowler: Born 7 June 1704 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 1734.

 

k. Samuel Fowler, Jr. #2: Born 1732.  Died 1733.

 

8   Jonathan Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 19 October 1685 in Windsor Township, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 13 September 1774 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  About 1689 moved with his parents from Windsor, Connecticut to Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts. 

 

2. Wife #1: Catherine Marshall

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 April 1699 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut; daughter of Thomas and Mary (Drake) Marshall.  Died 11 May 1731 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Hester Fowler: Born 24 January 1720 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Catherine Fowler: Born 1 July 1723 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 19 October 1806.

 

(3. Jonathan Fowler, Jr.: Born 14 February 1726 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there the same day (also seen: d. 1727).

 

(4. V. Shubael Fowler: Born 1726.  Died 1727.

 

(5. Preserved Fowler: Born 4 May 1731 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 21 July 1731.

 

(6. Ann Fowler: Born 1732.

 

3. Wife #2: Hannah Pettibone

(also seen: m. Hannah Owen)

 

Born 7 March 1706/07 in Simsbury Township, Hartford County, Connecticut; daughter of Stephen and Deborah (Bissell) Pettibone.  Married Jonathan Fowler on 3 July 1734 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1706.  Died .  Married Jonathan Fowler on 3 July 1734.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Ashbel Fowler: Born 21 June 1736 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Luther Fowler: See generation 7, below.

 

(3. Basmath Fowler: (female) Born 8 April 1745 at Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont.  Died 1825 (also seen: b. Westfield, MA, d. 1795).  Married John Armstrong (b. 27 Oct 1737 at Norwich, New London Co., CT, d. 30 Mar 1782 at Bennington, Bennington Co., VT) and had several children.

 

7   Luther Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 2 May 1739 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Connecticut.  Died there 1790.

 

2. Wife: Anna Woodward

 

Born 1741/44/3 August 1746 at Woodbury, Massachusetts; daughter of Noah Woodward.  Died 28 August 1796 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: d. Sandgate, Bennington Co., VT).  Married Luther Fowler 7 September 1762 at Woodbury, Ltchfield County, Connecticut.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Olive Fowler: Born 13 May 1763 in Connecticut/Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Ashbel Fowler: See generation 6, below.

 

c. Warham Fowler: Born 13 May 1766 in Connecticut/Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

d. Woodward Fowler: Born 16 November 1767/68 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. Columbia Co., NY).

 

e. Jared Fowler: Born 29 September 1770 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. CT).

 

f. Eli Fowler: Born 26 July/September 1772 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen b. CT).

 

g. William Fowler: Born 26 April 1773 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. CT).  Died 8 Nov 1853.  Married (1st) Sarah Wood (d. 29 Jul 1824) on 23 November 1794.  Married (2nd) Phebe Osborn (d. 23 May 1850) on 28 March 1827.

 

h. James Fowler: Born 6 June 1776 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. CT).  Died Oct 1781.

 

i. Roland Fowler: Born 13 May 1778 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. CT).

 

j. Lucinda Fowler: Born 1780 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

k. Chester Fowler: Born 11 December 1785 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. CT).

 

6   Ashbel Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 12 May 1764 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts (also seen: b. CT).  Died there 7 July 1832.

 

2. Wife: Lucretia Kellogg

 

Born about 1763 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts; daughter of David (b. 1721, d. 1776) and Elizabeth (Jones) Kellogg (b. 1725, d. 1804).  Died 14 June 1814 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Riley Fowler: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Luther Fowler: (more info) Born 21/20 April 1791 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 16 September 1885; interred there in Pine Hill Cemetery.

 

1830 US Census: Luther Fowler was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household included 1 male age 30 to 40 and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

1840 US Census: Luther Fowler was heading a household in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household included 1 male under age 5; 1 male age 5 to 10; 1 male age 40 to 50; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

Luther Fowler married Louisa Rising (b. 1810 at Southwick, Hampden Co., MA, d. 7 Oct 1866 in Westfield Twp, Hampden Co.), daughter of Abraham and (perhaps) Electa (?) Rising, and had the following children:

 

(1. Roland L. Fowler: Born 25 June 1834.  Died 9 May 1899; interred Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Riley J. Fowler: (more info) Born 1835 at Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 4 March 1893; interred there in Pine Hill Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.  Married, as her 1st husband, Esther "Esta" Williams (b. 1847 in England, d. Westfield, Hampden Co., MA), daughter of George and Hannah "Anna" (Cooper) Williams, on 1/2 March 1869 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  First marriage for both.  Esther subsequently married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Edwin Cosby, who married (1st) Harriet Amis.  Riley and Esther had the following son:

 

(a. James Riley Fowler: Born 12 July 1871 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 August 1892; interred there in Pine Hill Cemetery.

 

(3. Willie C. Fowler: Born 1851 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 1 May 1886; interred there in Pine Hill Cemetery.

 

c. Lucretia Fowler: Born 10 January 1794 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 17 February 1829.

 

d. Elizabeth Fowler: Born 12 April 1799 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 10 July 1828.

 

e. Ashbel Fowler: Born 14 May 1801 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 26 February/December 1862.  Married Laura Everton on 16 May 1832 and had the following children:

 

(1. Laura Ann Fowler: Born 16 March 1834.

 

(2. Emerson Ashbel Fowler: Born 22 March 1835.

 

(3. Joseph Jonathan Fowler: Born 1 May 1836.  Married Angenette Fowler (b. 16 Oct 1835), daughter of Aretus and Nancy (Allen) Fowler.

 

(4. Frances Louisa Fowler: Born February 1842 in Alabama.  Married Thomas W. Stacks and had children.

 

(5. Josephine E. Fowler: Born 15 February 1846.

 

f. Lucinda Fowler: Born about 1803 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

g. Ann Fowler: Born 19 November 1807 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 5 May 1865.

 

5   Riley Fowler

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 2 December 1789 at Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 9 July 1862, age 72 years, 7 months, 3 days in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in the Pettit Cemetery.  In 1850 resided in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1840 US Census: Riley Fowler was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household included 2 males under age 5; 2 males age 5 to 10; 2 males age 10 to 15; 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 male age 50 to 60; 1 female age 5 to 10; 1 female age 15 to 20; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

1850 US Census: Riley Fowler, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Fowler, age 40 (b. MA); son, Luther Fowler, age 20 (b. NYS); son, Ashbel Fowler, age 18 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Fowler, age 15 (b. NYS); son, LeRoy Fowler, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Charles Fowler, age 10 (b. NYS); son, Alvin Fowler, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Orrin Fowler, age 5 (b. NYS); daughter, Ellen Fowler, age 3 (b. NYS); and son, Riley Fowler, age 23 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: Riley Fowler, age 65 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Fowler, age 53 (b. Herkimer Co., NY); daughter, Mary Magovny, age 20 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Leroy Fowler, age 17 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles Fowler, age 15 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Alvin Fowler, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Orrin Fowler, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Ellen Fowler, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1860 US Census: No record found.

 

2. Wife #1: Cynthia Holcomb

 

Died in childbirth, with her child, at Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

3. Wife #2: Mary "Polly" Foster

 

Born 20 March 1803 at Middleville, Herkimer County, New York; daughter of Abraham Foster.  Died 8 April 1886, age 83 years, 19 days; interred Pettit Cemetery, Brownville, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Riley Fowler 19 January 1819 at Middleville, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Mary Fowler, age 77, resided in the household headed by her son, Orren Fowler, age 35 (see below).

 

4. Children: (13 total; order uncertain)

 

a. Riley Fowler, Jr.: Born 11 November 1827 in New York State.  Died 5 June 1911 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Brownville Cemetery.

 

1860 US Census: Riley Fowler, age 32 (b. NYS), resided in the household headed by his father-in-law, William L. Stout, age 69 (b. CT), in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included William's wife, Mary Stout, age 52 (b. VT); presumed son, James Stout, age 15 (b. NYS); and William's daughter and Riley's wife, Mary M. Fowler, age 30 (b. NYS).

 

1865 NYS Census: Riley Fowler, age 37 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pamelia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his mother [very legible], Melvina Fowler, age 35 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Albert Fowler, age 2 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Riley Fowler, age 42 (b. NYS) and employed as , was heading a household in Hounsfield Township (Henderson Post Office), Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $900 and his personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Melonia Fowler, age 40 (b. NYS); son, Albert Fowler, age 7 (b. NYS); mother-in-law, Mary Stout, age 62 (b. VT); brother, Orrin Fowler, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer; and Clinton Kentfield, age 15 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1875 NYS Census: Riley Fowler, age 47 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary M. Fowler, age 45 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Albert J. Fowler, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and mother-in-law, Mary Stout, age 67 (b. VT) and employed as a weaver.

 

1880 US Census: Riley Fowler, age 52 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary M. Fowler, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. VT); and son, Albert J. Fowler, age 16 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Riley Fowler, age 77, was heading a household on Cross Road, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also include his wife, Mary M. Fowler, age 76.

 

Riley Fowler, Jr. married Mary Melonia Stout (b. 22 Jul 1829, d. 5 Apr 1914; interred Brownville Cem), daughter of William L. and Mary (?) Stout, and had the following son:

 

(1. Albert J. Fowler: Born 1868.  Died 1925; interred Brownville Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Cenus: Albert J. Fowler, age 46 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had his own income and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Ida R. Fowler, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. England), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Birtha M. Fowler, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a school teacher; father, Riley Fowler, age 83 (b. NYS; parents b. MA); and Riley's wife of 56 years, Mary M. Fowler, age 82 (b. NYS; parents b. VT), who  had had 1 child, still alive.

 

Albert Fowler married Ida E. (?) 9b. 1862, d. 1937; interred with Albert) and  had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Child.

 

(b. Bertha M. Fowler: Born about 1890 in New York.

 

b. Luther J. Fowler: (more info) Born May 1830 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 18 May 1907, age 76, at Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts; interred there in the Old Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1850 US Census: Luther Fowler, age 20, resided with his parents in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1855 MA Census: Luther Fowler, age 24 (b. NYS), with no occupation recorded, resided in the household headed by William R. Brown, age 46 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

1860 US Census: L. J. Fowler, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township (Southwick Post Office), Hampden County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $1,500 and his personal property was valued at $460.  The household also included his wife, Jane A. Fowler, age 23 (b. MA); and daughter, Alice J. Fowler, age 6 months (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Tarsus M. Fowler, age 55 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was enumerated on the same census page (and page before).

 

1865 MA Census: Luther Fowler, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Jane A. Fowler, age 28 (b. MA); Alace J. Fowler, age 5 (b. MA); and Edwin J. Hollister, age 6 (b. MA).  Of interest, the household headed by Tasus N. Fowler, age 59, was enumerated on the same census page.

 

1870 US Census: Luther Fowler, age 40 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his wife, Jane Fowler, age 33 (b. MA); daughter, Alice Fowler, age 10 (b. MA); and father-in-law, Hiram Holister, age 65 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer, whose real estate was valued at $6,000 and whose personal property was valued at $2,000.  Of interest, the household headed by Tarcus Fowler, age 65, was enumerated on the same census page.

 

1880 US Census: Luther J. Fowler, age 50 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Jane A. Fowler, age 43 (b. MA); daughter, Alice J. Fowler, age 20 (b. MA; father b. NYS; mother b. MA), single, and in school; and daughter, Adelaide M. Fowler, age 7 (b. MA; father b. NYS; mother b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: Luther Fowler, age 70 (b. May 1830 in NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Southwick Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 43 years, Jane A. Fowler, age 63 (b. Nov 1836 in MA), who had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive; and daughter, Adelaide M. Fowler, age 27 (b. Oct 1872 in MA; father b. NYS; mother b. MA), single, and employed as a school teacher.  Of interest, the household headed by Luzerne A. Fowler, age 51 (b. MA), was enumerated next door.

 

Married Jane A. Hollister (more info) (b. Nov 1836 at Southwick, Westfield Twp, Hampden Co., MA, d. there on Westfield Road on 1 Sep 1909), daughter of Hiram S. (b. Gill, MA) and Asenath (Ely) Fowler (b. Springfield, MA), on 17 September 1856 at Southwick, Westfield Township, Massachusetts and had the following son:

 

(1. Alice Jennie Fowler: (more info) Born 5 December 1859 at Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died 7 December 1912, age 53 years and 2 days.  Married Frank W. Noble (b. abt 1857), son of L. T. and Julian (?) Noble, on 24 October 1883 at Southwick, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Albert L. Fowler: (more info) Born 22 April 1866 at Southwick, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Died there 17 May 1866 from complications of whooping cough.

 

(3. Mary Adelaide Fowler "Adelaide": (more info) Born 1 October 1872 at Southwick, Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

 

c. Ashabel Fowler: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Mary Jane Fowler: Born 1 April 1835 in New York State.  Died 8 October 1891.  Married James Magovny (b. 23 Nov 1834 at Glasgow, Scotland) in April 1854.

 

e. LeRoy R. Fowler: Ninth child.  Born August 1837 in New York State.  Died 1907; interred Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore, Pennsylvania.  Perhaps attended Claverack College, Columbia County, New York.  Thought to have taught school for several years, including in Kerhonkson Township, Ulster County, New York, where he probably met and married Lamira Whittaker.  By 1870 was a school principal in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.  Subsequently taught school in Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, where he retired as Superintendant of Schools.

 

Note: Illinois death records indicate LeRoy Fowler, father of John W. and husband of Lamira/Lamina Whittaker, was born in Connecticut; probably ignorance on the part of John's 2nd wife, Kathryn, and/or John's children.

 

1850 US Census: Aseph B. Whitaker, age 35 (b. NYS) and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Wawarsing Township, Ulster County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $3,000.  The household also included Elisabeth Whitaker, age 66 (b. NYS); Allenser Whittaker, age 15 (b. NYS) and employed as a clerk; and Leania Whitaker, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: LeRoy Fowler, age 17 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1855 NYS Census: Asa Witaker, age 40 (b. Ulster Co., NY) and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Wawarsing Township, Ulster County, New York.  He had resided in Wawarsing Township for 24 years [from abt age 16].  His residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Joanna Witaker, age 30 (b. Ulster Co., NY), who had resided in Wawarsing Township for 1 year; son, John Witaker, age 11 (b. Ulster Co., NY); and son, Jacob Witaker, age 2 (b. Ulster Co., NY), who had resided in Wawarsing Township for 2 years.

 

1860 US Census: No record found for LeRoy; would be about 23 years old and not married.

 

1860 US Census: Asa D. Whittake, age 46 (b. NYS) and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Wawarsing Township (Napanoch Post Office), Ulster County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,000 and his personal property was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Joanna Whittaker, age 33 (b. NYS); daughter, Mira Whittaker, age 19 (b. NYS); son, John Whittaker, age 16 (b. NYS); son, Jacob Whittaker, age 7 (b. NYS); son, William Whittaker, age 4 (b. NYS); and domestic servant, Jane Turner, age 36 (b. NYS).

 

1865 NYS Census: No record found for LeRoy.  Of interest, his son, John was born in 1865/66 in Kerhonkson Township, Ulster County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Leroy Fowler, age 31 (b. NYS) and employed as a school principal, was heading a household in Honesdale Borough, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $7,000 and his personal property was valued at $2,000.   The household also included his wife, Myra Fowler, age 28 (b. NYS); son, John Fowler, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Linday Fowler, age 3 (b. NYS); son, Lawrence Fowler, age 1 (b. PA); and domestic servant, Bridget Lane, age 18 (b. PA).

 

1880 US Census: L. R. Fowler, age 42? (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a teacher, was heading a household in Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Lemira Fowler, age 39 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, John W. Fowler, age 15 (b. NYS); daughter, Laind Fowler, age 13; son, Lawrence Fowler, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Florence Fowler, age 4; servant, Mary A. Holleran, age 25 (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland); and boarder, William Mills, age 34 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a machinist.

 

1900 US Census: LeRoy R. Fowler, age 62 (b. Aug 1847 [should be 1837] in NYS; father b. CT; mother b. NYS) and retired, was heading a household at 209 Cherry Street in Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 37 years, Lenirey Fowler, age 58 (b. Apr 1842 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 7 children, 4 of whom were still alive; son, Lawrence Fowler, age 30 (b. Mar 1870 in PA), single, and employed as  banker; daughter, Florence Fowler, age 23 (b. Aug 1877 in PA) and single, with no employment recorded; and boarder, Fred Hartnoll, age 40 (b. May 1860 in England; parents b. England), single, and "sick," who immigrated to the US in 1884 and was subsequently naturalized.

 

1910 US Census: Myra Fowler, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household at 209 Cherry Street in Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.  She had had 8 children, 4 of whom were still alive.  The household also included her son, Lawrence Fowler, age 41 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as manager of a coal company.

 

LeRoy Fowler married Lamira "Myra" Whittaker (b. Apr 1842 (also seen: b. 14 Jul 1841), bapt. 6 Nov 1842 in Dutch Reformed Church, Wawarsing, Ulster Co., NY, d. 1926; interred with LeRoy), daughter of Asaph D./B (b. 11 Apr 1815, d. 28 Jul 1868; interred Pine Bush Cem., Kerhonkson, Ulster Co., NY) and Jane H. B. (Rosecrans) Whittaker.  Lamira attended Claverack College, Claverack, Columbia County, New York. 

 

(1. John Whittaker Fowler: Born 24 October 1865/66 at Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York.  Died 15 July 1946, age 79, at 1550 N. State Parkway, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; interred Rosehill Cemetery.  Before retirement was Chairman of US Gypsum Company.  Married (1st) Anna Violette Ehlers, daughter of Ferdinand William and Rebecca (Trangott) Ehlers, on 6 April 1897 at Manhattan, New York City, New York.  Married (2nd) Kathryn (?).

 

(2. Linday Fowler: (female) Born about 1867 in New York.

 

(3. Lawrence Fowler: (more info) Born 9 March 1870 in Honesdale Borough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.  Employed as a banker.  Married (1st) (?), who died.  Married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Mabel Edith Crist (b. 5 Sep 1880 at Waverly, NY), daughter of Jacob and Amelia (Miller) Crist, on 24 February 1926 in Manhattan, New York City, New York and resided at 1208 Marion Street, Scranton, Lackawana County, Pennsylvania.

 

(4. Florence Fowler: Born August 1877 in Pennsylvania.

 

f. Charles Fowler: Born about 1840 in New York State.  Died 6 July 1871, age 31; interred Pettit Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Alvin R. Fowler: (more info) Born August 1842 in New York State.  Died 1918; interred Brownville Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Alvin Fowler, age 17 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer, resided in the household headed by Lyman White, age 63 (b. MA) in Pamelia Township (Post Office: Watertown), Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Alvin Fowler, age 37 (b. NYS), resided in the household headed by his brother, Orren Fowler, age 35 (see below).

 

1900 US Census: Alvin Fowler, age 57 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by his brother, Orrin Fowler, age 55 (b. NYS) in Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Alvin Fowler married Louisa "Lottie" A. Welcome, daughter of George and P. (?) Welcome, on 6 July 1867 at Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Esther L. Fowler: (more info) Born about 1829.  Married Henry B. Lewis (b. Chester, MA), son of Daniel and Sarah (?) Lewis of Westfield, Massachusetts, on 14 June 1854 in Westfield Township, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Henry was employed as an attorney.

 

h. Orrin/Orren J. Fowler: Born December 1844 in New York State.  Died 1920; interred Brownville Cemetery.  Veteran of the American Civil War; served in Company H, 77th New York Infantry Regiment and Company A, 30th New York Infantry Regiment.

 

1855 NYS Census: Orrin Fowler, age 9 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Orrin Fowler, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by his brother, Riley, age 42 (b. NYS), in Hounsfield Township (Henderson Post Office), Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Oren Fowler, age 35 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Fowler, age 26 (b. NYS; father b. Wales; mother b. NYS); mother, Mary Fowler, age 77 (b. NYS; parents b. MA); daughter, Kata M. Fowler, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Charles Fowler, age 3 (b. NYS); and brother, Alvin Fowler, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1900 US Census: Orrin Fowler, age 55 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Kate M. Fredericks, age 25 (b. Dec 1874 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married less than a year and had had no children; son-in-law, Frank Fredericks, age 30 (b. Apr 1870 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a piano salesman, who had been married less than a year; son, Chas Fowler, age 23 (b. Apr 1877 in NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and a dental student; brother, Alvin Fowler, age 57 (b. Aug 1842 in NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer; and servant, Millie Doner, age 28 (b. Jun 1871 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and single.

 

1905 NYS Census: Orrin Fowler, age 59 (b. US), was heading a household in Hounsfield, Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his brother, Alvin Fowler, age 63 (b. US).

 

1910 US Census: Oren Fowler, age 64 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Mr. Kate Frederick, age 35 (b. NYS), who had been married once for 10 years and had had no children; son-in-law, Frank Frederick, age 40 (b. NYS), who had been married once for 10 years, and was employed as a farm machinery agent; and brother, Alvin Fowler, age 67 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1915 NYS Census: Oren Fawler, about age 69, was heading a household in Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Oren Fowler, age 74 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and a retired farmer, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, Frank L. Fredricks, age 49, in the Village of Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Orren Fowler married Sarah E. (?) (b. 1854, d. 1895; interred with Orren) and had the following children:

 

(1. Kate "Kata" M. Fowler: Born December 1874 in New York.  Died 1966; interred Brownville Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Frank L. Fredricks, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b.  NYS) and employed as a farm laborer (working out), was heading a household in the Village of Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Kate M. Fredricks, age 45 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); father-in-law, Oren Fowler, age 74 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), widowed, and a retired farmer; and brother-in-law, Charles S. Fowler, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a dentist.

 

Married Frank L. Fredericks (b. Apr 1870 in NYS).

 

(2. Charles S. Fowler, DDS: Born April 1877 in New York.  Died 1944; interred Brownville Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a dentist.

 

i. Ellen Fowler: Born about 1847 in New York State.

 

j. Vilona Fowler.

 

k. Caroline Fowler.

 

l. Almira Fowler.

 

m. Maria Fowler.

 

n. Solomon Fowler.

 

4   Ashbel/Ashabel/Ashbell Fowler (photos)

 

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born Aug 1833, perhaps in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died about 1913, age 80.  Employed as a farmer.  Resided about 1.5 miles from LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Ashbell Fowler, age 38 and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lovisa (age 26); daughter, Addie (age 8); daughter, Carrie (age 6); daughter, Ann (age 4); and daughter, Velina (age 2).  All were born in New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: A. Fowler, age 42 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lovica Fowler, age 31; daughter, Addie Fowler, age 13; daughter, Cora Fowler, age 11; daughter, Ann Fowler, age 8; daughter, Velma Fowler, age 6; and son, Oren Fowler, age 1/6 year.  All were born in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: A. Fowler, age 47 (b. NYS, father b. MA, mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Fowler, age 36; daughter, Velma Fowler, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Orren Fowler, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Walice Fowler, age 3.

 

1900 US Census: Asbel Fowler, age 66 (b. Aug 1833 in NYS, father b. MA, mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 40 years, Lovica Fowler (b. Jan 1844 in NYS), who had had no children.

 

1910 US Census: Asbill Fowler, age 77, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lovisa M. (age 66), with whom he had been married 49 years and had 7 children, 6 of whom were still living.  Asbill and his mother were born in New York.  His father was born in Massachusetts.  Lovisa and her parents were born in New York.

 

Of interest, Lester D. Waful, age 58, was heading a household next door to Asbill Fowler (perhaps Asbill’s younger brother).  The household also included Lester’s wife, Sarah (age 59).  Lester’s parents were born in New York.  Sarah was born in English Canada and her parents were born in Scotland. 

 

2.  Wife: Lovica/Lovisa M. Waful (photos) (more info)

(see Para. 3.c. of the Waful Annex)

 

Fowler, Lovica M. (Waful)  (56)  #.jpg

 

Born 12 January 1844 in a log cabin in Herkimer County, New York, daughter of Heman and Jemima (Ross) Waful.  Died Tuesday, 8 PM in October 1940 (age 96) from complications of old age at the home of her daughter, Velma, in Brownville, Jefferson County, New York; funeral there Thursday at 2 PM; interred in the Black River Cemetery on Route 3 east of the village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: LeRaysville Cemetery, which is also called the Sheepfold Cemetery, now on Fort Drum).  Married Ashbill Fowler on 24 April 1861 at her parents’ home near Brownville, Jefferson County, New York and resided at LeRaysville.  After his death in 1913, Lovica returned to the Waful homestead at LeRaysville, where she lived alone and which she owned until she died.  Lovica had a garden there and many raspberry bushes.  In November 1938 she moved in with her daughter, Velma and Velma’s family at Brownville, Jefferson County, New York, though she spent summers back at the Waful homestead in LeRaysville.  Lovica was the last of her 11 siblings to die.

 

Lovica's granddaughter, Margaret Maria (Bowman) Cool remembered her as follows: "She used to come and stay a week with us in the fall, and I loved her dearly.  She was so old fashioned that she was really funny sometimes."

 

1915 NYS Census: Louisa M. Fowler, age 71, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3.  Children: (7 total; order uncertain)

 

a. Adelaide "Addie" E. Fowler: (photos) Born 1862 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1920; interred Pierce Cemetery, Wilna Township (on Fort Drum reservation), Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Lewis B. Gibbs, age 23 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a cheese maker, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Addie E. Gibbs, age 18 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and sister-in-law (Addie's sister), Ann E. Fowler, age 13 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a servant.

 

1905 NYS Census: Lewis B. Gibbs, age 48 (b. US), was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Addie E. Gibbs, age 43 (b. US); and daughter, Edith H. Gibbs, age 10 (b. US).

 

1910 US Census: Lewis B. Gibbs, age 53 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 32 years, Addie Gibbs, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Edith Gibbs, age 15; cousin, Eugene Gibbs, age 54 (b. NYS), single, and employed working out; and servant, Clemena Lake, age 40 (b. NYS) and married for 26 years, who had had 5 children, 3 of whom were still alive and was employed by a private family.

 

1915 NYS Census: Addie E. Gibbs, age 53, resided in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Lewis B. Gibbs, age 62 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a cheese maker in a cheese factory, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adelaide E. Gibbs, age 57 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

Addie Fowler married Lewis "Lou" B. Gibbs (photos) (b. 1857, d. 1929; interred with Addie) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Edith H. Gibbs. (photos)

 

(2. Leon Gibbs. (photos)

 

b. Carrie E. Fowler: See generation 3, below.

 

c. Esther Ann Fowler: (photos) Born 1866 in New York.  Died 1947; interred Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Mang Benedict Kiechle (photos) (b. 1865 in Bavaria, Germany, naturalized 1890 in NYS, d. 1953; interred with Esther) of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York. and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Peron Benedict/Benjamin Kiechle: (photos) (more info) Born 28 August 1892 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 5 January 1987; interred Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Anna "Annie" B./E. Walrath (more info) (b. 22 Dec 1893 at Evans Mills, NY, d. 23 Apr 1997 at Carthage, NY; interred Sanford Corners Cem, Calcium, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of Lewis Isaac and Ida (Getman) Walrath of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, on 18 September 1917 at Watertown, New York and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Esther Kiechle: Married James Hardy and resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b. Carl L. Kiechle: (more info) Oldest son.  Graduated 1936 from Philadelphia High School.  Employed as a farmer in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Helen P. White, only daughter of John and Permelia (LaRue) White of Massena, St. Lawrence County, New York on 24 October 1939 at Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.  Helen graduated 1936 from Philadelphia High School and 1937 from Deibert’s private school.

 

(c. Paul Shorkey: Died 17 July 1993.

 

(d. Roy Kiechle: Resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(e. Benjamin "Ben" H. Kiechle: (more info) Graduated 1953 from Philadelphia High School, Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Dawn Elois Shorkey, daughter of Clarence G. Shorkey and Carroll (?)(Shorkey) Ward (who also had daughter, Glenda Shorkey, and son, Merlin Shorkey), on Saturday, 21 September 1957 at the Philadelphia First Methodist Church.  Dawn graduated 1956 from the Philadelphia branch of Indian River Central School.

 

d. Velina “Vel” “Velma” Fowler: (photos) Born 1868 in New York.  Died 1956; interred Brownville Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Clifford “Cliff” F. Dano (photos) (b. 1860, d. 1947; interred with Velina) of Brownville, New York, who at one time was Mayor of that village.  Velma and Cliff had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Hazel Dano: (more info) Married Harold Hyneman, son of Albert Hyneman of Brownville, Jefferson County, New York, at the parsonage of the Presbyterian Church, Brownville.

 

(2. Daughter.

 

(3. Daughter.

 

e. Kiechle Fowler: (perhaps) Died before 1940.  Resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

f. Oren Fowler: Born 1875.  Died 1925; interred Clayton Village Cemetery, Clayton, Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Wallace Fowler: (photos) Born 1877 in New York.  Died 1965; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided at 1026 Gill Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1932 resided at 641 Boyd Street, Watertown.  Married E. Belle (?) (photos) (b. 1879, d. 1962; interred with Wallace) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Valeeta Fowler: (photos)

 

(2. Harold L. Fowler: (photos) Born 1899.  Died 1962; interred North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: There was a Harold Fowler, age 41 (b. NYS) and employed as a partner in a wholesale fruit company, was heading a household on the Evans Mills to Philadelphia Road, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Gladys Fowler, age 40 (b. NYS); daughter Kay Phyllis Fowler, age 8 months; and Junior Chamberlain, age 18 and single.

 

h. Thema/Thelma Fowler: (photos) (more info) Born 1896.  Died 1937; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Wallace W. Brown (b. 16 Dec 1899, d. 11 Jan 1964; interred with Thema).

 

3   Carrie E. Fowler:

("Cora" in 1875)

 

Born 1 January 1864 in Lorraine Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 6 October 1947; interred Adams, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Frederick "Fred" C. Loadwick, generation 3 of the Loadwick Annex 18 February 1885.

 

See Loadwick Annex for More Info

 

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Other, still unidentified, Fowler-related names:

 

1. George L. Fowler: Born about 1905.

 

1930 US Census: George L. Fowler, age 25 (married 1st age 22) was employed as a farm laborer in the household headed by Harold Canfield, age 31 and employed as a dairy farmer, of Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included George's wife, Hazel M., age 22 (married 1st age 18) and employed as a servant for a private family; Dorothy L. Fowler, age 27 and single; and Claude A. Fowler, age 13 and single. 

 

2. George E. Lobdell: Had the following daughter:

 

a. Mildred E. Lobdell: (more info) Married Fred L. Kiechle, Jr. (b. 24 Mar 1915, d. 10 Dec 1991, age 76).

 

Some other sources:

 

http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/american-historical-society/encyclopedia-of-massachusetts-biographical--genealogical-volume-4-rem/page-33-encyclopedia-of-massachusetts-biographical--genealogical-volume-4-rem.shtml

 

http://jefferson.nygenweb.net/migpt67.htm

 

http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_2fb.htm#1

 

 

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