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 George Franklin Fowkes

George Franklin Fowkes

Birth
Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Oct 1929 (aged 77)
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 20, Lot 18; unmarked
Memorial ID 57923448 · View Source
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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.
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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
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Also buried in this plot are wife Sarah, Bertha and Bessie Fowkes. All graves are unmarked as indicated by the windmill in the photo.


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  • Maintained by: BjJ
  • Originally Created by: Iced Tea
  • Added: 30 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57923448
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Franklin Fowkes (13 Jul 1852–14 Oct 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57923448, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .