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Catherine Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hanrahan Fowler

  • Birth 21 Nov 1882 Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 29 Nov 1955 Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 35039722

Catherine Elizabeth "Lizzie" was the fifth child of Michael Hanrahan of Ireland and Mary Josephine Fitzgerald. She was born and grew up in Nelson County and attended Nelson County Schools.

She worked as a typesetter at the Kentucky Standard newspaper and was a sorter at a pickle factory in Louisville.

On Jan 9 1912, she married Thomas Marcellus Fowler, son of Joseph B. Fowler and Mary Elizabeth Wathen. They had two children, J. Wathen "Mike" and George Marcellus "Little Mike".

Following the death of her husband, Lizzie went to work in the local distillery and took care of her son, George Marcellus, during his illnesses.

She died of heart disease.

Relationship to Contributor : Great-Grandmother

Family Members

Gravesite Details There is no stone for Catherine and it is unclear exactly where she was buried.





  • Created by: Quietly Resting
  • Added: 21 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35039722
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hanrahan Fowler (21 Nov 1882–29 Nov 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35039722, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Quietly Resting (contributor 47077524) .