Mary Ann <I>Bynum</I> Fowler

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Mary Ann Bynum Fowler

  • Birth 30 Apr 1833 Georgia, USA
  • Death 16 Jun 1923 Liberty, Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Rabun County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 23527872

Mary Bynum was born in Georgia to Luke Bynum and Martha "Patsy" Kell Bynum on April 30, 1833.

Mary Bynum married William Asberry Fowler and they had eleven children which they raised in Rabun County, GA.

During the Civil War, Mary Bynum Fowler hid her children in a cave to keep them from being discovered by Union forces. She had to provide for the family while her husband, William Asberry Fowler, was serving in the Confederate Army.

Mary Bynum Fowler died June 16, 1923. She was 90 years old. She was living in Liberty, SC but they returned her body home to Rabun County, Ga to be buried beside her husband, William Asberry Fowler, in Holden Cemetery.

Special Thanks to my cousin, Jane Wier, for the grave photo!

Mary Bynum Fowler's brothers, Andrew Jackson Bynum and James C Bynum, are also buried in Holden Cemetery. Both of these men were Confederate Soldiers. Links Below:

James C Bynum (1828 -1863)
Andrew Jackson Bynum (1838 -1919)

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  • Maintained by: J_Dove222
  • Originally Created by: Judy Draper
  • Added: 22 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23527872
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Bynum Fowler (30 Apr 1833–16 Jun 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23527872, citing Holden Cemetery, Rabun County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by J_Dove222 (contributor 47120137) .