|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1852|
|Death: ||Oct. 14, 1929|
Aged 77 years 3 months 1 day. Died in Hannibal, MO. According to his death certificate, he was a carpenter and son of William H. Fowkes and Mary Riddel Fowkes. His wife was Sarah Elizabeth Fowkes. Member ##47565371 states first wife was Lucy Bloxom.
George W. Fowkes, 77, a resident of this city for 65 years, died Monday afternoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. H. H. Colley, Hannibal, Mo. Mr. Fowkes, who was a carpenter by trade, lived at North Seventh street in this city until several months ago.
Surviving are his wife, Sarah; two daughters, Mrs. H. H. Colley and Miss Maudie Fowkes, Hannibal, Mo.; two sons, H. L. and E. F. Fowkes, Chicago; one brother, W. D. Fowkes, of Springfield; and two sisters, Mrs. Sarah A. Bedell of Springfield, and Mrs. Lou Green, living in Maryland. Seven grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.
IL State Journal, Springfield, IL, 10-16-1929
Also buried in this plot are wife Sarah, Bertha and Bessie Fowkes. All graves are unmarked as indicated by the windmill in the photo.
William Henry Fowkes (1820 - 1900)
Mary Riddle Fowkes (1819 - 1890)
Lucy Ellen Bloxam Thaxton (1854 - 1929)
Sarah Elizabeth Smith Fowkes (1853 - 1936)
Bertha Fowkes (____ - 1896)*
Bessie Fowkes (____ - 1904)*
Margaret Fowkes Anderson (1845 - 1923)*
George Franklin Fowkes (1852 - 1929)
Sarah Artie Fowkes Bedell (1854 - 1935)*
William David Fowkes (1856 - 1938)**
Lillie Fowkes (1862 - 1869)*
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Plot: Block 20, Lot 18; unmarked
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Iced Tea
Record added: Aug 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57923448
Added: Aug. 3, 2016