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James Milford Fowler
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1844
Jennings County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1926
Burr Oak
Custer County
Nebraska, USA

James Milford Fowler is the son of James Fowler and his wife, Millie Maria Stone Fowler.

James served in the 27th Indiana Infantry, Company H during the Civil War. He enlisted as a Private on 12 Sep 1861 and mustered out on 1 Sep 1864 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

James married Sarah A. Officer Deputy on 19 Jan 1871 in North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana. Sarah, James and their young family moved from Indiana to Missouri in 1875 and on to Nebraska in 1879. James and Sarah had five children: Laura Fowler, Harry Augustus Fowler, Charles Emmett Fowler, Anna Manlove Fowler and Sarah Lenore "Sadie" Fowler.

According to the Nebraska State Census taken 10 Jun 1885, James is a jailer and a sherrif. James and Sarah live at the Nemaha County Jail. Also listed living with them and their children are 2 prisoners.

On 8 Jun 1900 in the US Federal Census, James is listed as the Commandant of the Solider and Sailors Home in Milford Village, Seward County, Nebraska, while Sarah is the Matron.

James died on the 26th of Apr 1926 with Sarah dying just 3 days after on the 29th of Apr 1926.

Bio contributed by RoxAnne Sweany. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Milly Fowler (1807 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Fowler (1847 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Anna Manlove Fowler Magdanz (1877 - 1972)*
  Sadie L. Fowler (1880 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
27 IN Infantry Co. H
 
Burial:
Bellevue Cemetery
Bellevue
Sarpy County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Tony & Cindy Lloyd
Record added: Aug 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57639534
James Milford Fowler
Added by: Lorraine Anne Lienemann
 
James Milford Fowler
Added by: Lorraine Anne Lienemann
 
James Milford Fowler
Added by: Lorraine Anne Lienemann
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
Co H 27th Indiana Infantry. Remember those who served.
- kweaver
 Added: Feb. 19, 2012
 
 
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