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Sunday, October 03, 2010

Gasaway Fowler and Elmira

Gasaway Fowler and Elmira had a daughter named
..Leila Fowler who married Abram Silas Kelly and they had a daughter named
....Kathryn Elizabeth Kelly who married William Cohen "Will" and they had a daughter named
.....Mabel Louise Cohen who married Clyde Harris and they had a son named
........William Clyde Harris "Billy" who married Peggy Annette Prince and they had
............STAN!

This surname is spelled as Fowler, Fawler, Fouler and Gasaway was spelled as Gasaway Fowler, Gassaway Fowler, Gazaway Fowler or Gazeway Fowler. He married either Elmira/Elvira/Eddora/Elinor Unknown. She is listed as a different given name in every source (see below) so I have no idea at this time what her real name was; what her maiden name was; or, who her family was. If you have any information on her, please see my contact information at the bottom of this post.

Gasaway Fowler was born about 1827 in South Carolina. Elmira was born about 1838 in South Carolina. They had 12 known children:

1) Mary S. Fowler (DOB: about 1855 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?.

2) Fannie L. Fowler (DOB: about 1857 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married Thomas Charles Hart aka Tom Hart (DOB: 8/1/1857 in SC; DOD: 9/25/1926 in Union County, SC)and they had: A) Edgar Hart (DOB: 12/25/1891 in Union County, SC; DOD: 8/13/1956 in Spartanburg County, SC B) Atavia Hart (DOB: 3/7/1893 in Union County, SC; DOD: 10/8/1912 in Union County, SC C) Claude Hart (DOB: 9/29/1883 in Union County, SC; DOD: 5/1965 in SC) married Lula Mae Unknown D) Gazaway Hart "Gazzie Hart" (DOB: 4/6/1887 in Union County, SC; DOD: 1/2/1955 in Union County, SC) married Nellie Unknown

3) William Thomas Fowler "Tom Fowler" (DOB: 10/1858 in SC; DOD: 9/17/1937 in Monarch, Union County, SC of "Cardiac") married Sarah Moore "Sallie Moore" (DOB: 6/1870 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) and they had 4 known children: A) Clyde Fowler (DOB: 9/10/1896 in Union County, SC; DOD: 8/31/1989 in Union County, SC) married Clara Unknown B) Jessie Fowler (DOB: 10/25/1897 in Union County, SC; DOD: 10/1986 in Union County, SC) married Wallace T. Alexander C) Rosa Mae Fowler (DOB: about 1908 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

4) Lettie J. Fowler (DOB: about 1860 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

5) Francis Fowler "Frank Fowler" (DOB: about 1862 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

6) Leila Fowler aka "Lila Fowler" (DOB: 8/1862 in Fairfield County, SC; DOD: 3/5/1927 in Union County, SC) married Abram Silas Kelly and they had 9 known children: A) William Abram Kelly "Willie Kelly" (DOB: 1/25/1882 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) B) Kathryn Elizabeth Kelly aka "Katherine Elizabeth Kelly" and "Kate Kelly" or "Katie Kelly" or "Catie Kelly" (DOB: 5/1/1884 in Union County, SC; DOD: 5/9/1981 in Union County, SC) married William Cohen "Will Cohen" C) John Kelly (DOB: 1/1886 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) D) James Joe Kelly "Jim Kelly" and "Jimmie Kelly" (DOB: 1/23/1890 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) E) Isma Kelly (DOB: 8/18/95 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ? Fowler F) Ella Lane Kelly (DOB: 2/14/1897 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) G) Belle Kelly (DOB: 2/14/1897 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ? Foster H) Earnest Kelly (DOB: 3/1900 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? ) I) Leonard Kelly (DOB: about 1903 in Union County, SC; DOD: ? in ? )

7) Pinkney Fowler aka "Pink Fowler" (DOB: about 1866 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

8) William Fowler (DOB: about 1868 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

9) Dora Fowler (DOB: about 1870 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

10) James Steadman Fowler (DOB: 11/1873 in SC; DOD: 6/3/1952 in Newberry County, SC of "Cerebral hemorrhage"; Burial at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2360 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Newberry, SC) married Hattie Elizabeth Geiger (DOB: about 1881 in Columbia, Richland County, SC; DOD: 1961 in Newberry County, SC; Burial at Mt. Pleasant UMC, 2360 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Newberry, SC) and they had 8 known children: A) Leila Fowler (DOB: 1898 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 1898 in Newberry County, SC) B) Claude Dewey Fowler aka "Claude D. Fowler" and "Claudie Fowler" (DOB: 5/10/1900 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 1/23/1979 in Duval County, FL) married Rosa Lee Weldon (DOB: 7/20/1897 in GA; DOD: 7/3/1977 in Anderson County, SC) C) Sadie Mae Fowler (DOB: 8/25/1901 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 7/24/1974 in Newberry County, SC) married John William Smith (DOB: 9/7/1894 in SC; DOD: 12/17/1974 in Newberry County, SC) D) Hattie Lee Fowler (DOB: 7/22/1913 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 10/17/1997 in Newberry County, SC) married Thomas Byron Glymph (DOB: 10/27/1899 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 6/9/1995 in Newberry County, SC) E) James J. Fowler (DOB: 8/2/1910 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 12/6/1952 in Fairfield County, SC) married ? F) Ruby Fowler (DOB: 5/30/1918 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 5/24/2002 in Lexington County, SC) married William Hodges Adams (DOB: 4/25/1917 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 7/2/1992 in Greenwood County, SC G) Steadman Allen Fowler (DOB: 2/8/1921 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 9/5/1992 in Richmond County, GA) married Myrtle Bedenbaugh (DOB: about 1923 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 9/18/1998 in Richmond County, GA) H) Eugene Glenn Fowler (DOB: 8/31/1923 in Newberry County, SC; DOD: 7/1/2008 in Newberry County, SC) married Mildred Berley (DOB: ? in ?; DOD: ? in ? )

11) Annie Fowler (DOB: about 1874 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?

12) Gasaway Fowler (DOB: about 1877 in SC; DOD: ? in ? ) married ?



1860 U.S. Census of Winnsboro, Fairfield township, Fairfield County, South Carolina; Roll M653_1219; Page: 271; Image: 547; Family History Library Film: 805219, Lines 22-27, "Gasaway Fowler"
Gasaway Fowler, 33 yrs old (DOB 1827), M(ale), W(hite), Overseer, $0 Real Estate Value, $700 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC
Elinor Fowler (sic), 21 yrs old (DOB 1839), F, W, Born in SC
Mary S. Fowler, 5 yrs old (DOB 1855), F, W, Born in SC
Fanny L. Fowler, 3 yrs old (DOB 1857), F, W, Born in SC
William F. Fowler, 2 yrs old (DOB 1858), M, W, Born in SC
Lettie J. Fowler, 3/12 mos old (DOB 1860), F, W, Born in SC




C.S.A. SC 5th Cavalry Regiment, Co. K
Date of Organization: 18 Jan 1863
Muster Date: 26 Apr 1865
Fought at: Hawes' Shop, Va., May 28, 1864. 2nd Division, and 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac. During the campaign from the Rapidan to the James, Maj. Gen. P.H. Sheridan, commanding the cavalry corps, ordered are connaissance in the direction of Mechanicsville and sent out the 2nd division under Brig. Gen. David McM. Gregg for the purpose. Nearly a mile in advance of Hawes' shop Gregg encountered the enemy's cavalry dismounted and behind a breastwork. He attacked this force, about 4,000 strong, but was repulsed repeatedly and would have had to withdraw but for the arrival of Brig. Gen. George C. Custer's brigade of the 1st division, four regiments of which were dismounted and charged in close column of attack in conjunction with an attack of Gregg's division. The enemy was driven back, leaving his dead and wounded on the field. The casualties of the 2nd division were 256 killed and wounded. The losses of the other participants were not reported. Source: The Union Army, vol. 5, p. 494

American Civil War Soldiers Online database through Ancestry.com, "Gasaway Fowler", CSA, SC, Private in Co. K, SC 5th Cavalry Regiment

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Ancestry.com
Original http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
"Gasaway Fowler", C.S.A., SC 5th Regiment Cavalry, Co. K, Film #M381 Roll 11

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Copyright 1997-2009 Historical Data Systems, Inc. PO Box 35 Duxbury, MA 0233
"Gasaway Fowler", Private, SC 5th Cavalry Regiment.



1870 U.S. Census of Draytonville, Unionville, Union County, South Carolina; Roll M593_1510; Page: 369B; Image: 94; Family History Library Film: 553009, Lines 19-27, "Gassaway Fowler" (sic), living between Elijah Fowler and Ellis Fowler
Elijah Fowler, Head, 40 yrs old (DOB 1830), M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $3,000 Real Estate Value, $100 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC
Mary Fowler, 34 yrs old (DOB 1836), F, W, Born in SC
Gassaway Fowler, 9 yrs old (DOB 1861), M, W, Born in SC
Susan Fowler, 6 yrs old (DOB 1864), F, W, Born in SC
Fanny Fowler, 3 yrs old (DOB 1867), F, W, Born in SC
Gassaway Fowler, Head, 45 yrs old (DOB 1825), M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $0 Real Estate Value, $75 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC
Eddora Fowler (sic), Wife, 26 yrs old (DOB 1844), F, W, Born in SC
Mary Fowler, Daughter, 12 yrs old (DOB 1858), F, W, Born in SC
Fanny Fowler, Daughter, 11 yrs old (DOB 1859), F, W, Born in SC
Thomas Fowler, Son, 10 yrs old (DOB 1860), M, W, Born in SC
Lila Fowler (sic), Daughter, 8 yrs old (DOB 1862), F, W, Born in SC
Francis Fowler, Son, 7 yrs old (DOB 1863), M, W, Born in SC
Pink Fowler, Son, 4 yrs old (DOB 1866), M, W, Born in SC
William Fowler, Son, 2 yrs old (DOB 1868), M, W, Born in SC
Ellis Fowler, Head, 60 yrs old (DOB 1810), M(ale), W(hite), Works on Farm, Born in SC
Jane Fowler, 45 yrs old (DOB 1825), F, W, Born in SC
Julia Fowler, 25 yrs old (DOB 1845), F, W, Born in SC
Nancy Fowler, 16 yrs old (DOB 1854), F, W, Born in SC
Purches Fowler (sic), 12 yrs old (DOB 1858), F, W, Born in SC
Lotty Fowler, 9 yrs old (DOB 1861), F, W, Born in SC




1880 U.S. Census of Township 11, Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll 1229; Family History Film: 1255229; Page: 235D; Enumeration District: 77, Lines 48-50, next pg Lines 1-7 , "Gasaway Fowler"
Gasaway Fowler, Head, W(hite), M(ale), 53 yrs old (DOB 1827), Married, Farmer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Elmira Fowler, Wife, W, F, 42 yrs old (DOB 1838), Married, Keeping house, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Tom Fowler, Son, W, M, 22 yrs old (DOB 1858), Single, Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Leila Fowler, Daughter, W, F, 19 yrs old (DOB 1861), Single, At Home, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Frank Fowler, Son, W, M, 18 yrs old (DOB 1862), Single, Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Pink Fowler, Son, W, M, 14 yrs old (DOB 1866), Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Dora Fowler, Daughter, W, F, 10 yrs old (DOB 1870), At Home, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Stuedman Fowler (sic), Son, W, M, 8 yrs old (DOB 1872), At Home, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Annie Fowler, Daughter, W, F, 3 yrs old (DOB 1877), At Home, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Gasaway Fowler, Son, W, M, 2/12 mos old (DOB 1880), At Home, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC




1880 Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880
Fairfield County, South Carolina; Archive Collection Number: AD271; Roll 10; Page: 4; Line: 2; Schedule Type: Agriculture, Line 2, "Gasaway Fowler"
1880 Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880
1. The Name of the Person who Conducts this Farm: Gasaway Fowler
2. Tenure: Owner: 1
3. Tenure: Rents for fixed money rental: -
4. Tenure: Rents for shares of products: -
5. Acres of land: Improved: Tilled (including fallow and grass in rotation): 36
6. Acres of land: Improved: Permanent meadows, orchards, pastures, vineyards: -
7. Acres of land: Unimproved: Woodland and forest: 40
8. Acres of land: Unimproved: Other unimproved, including "old fields" not growing wood: 60
9. Farm Values: Of farm, including land, fences and buildings: $400.00
10. Farm Values: Of farming implements and machinery: $10.00
11. Farm Values: Of livestock: $125.00
12. Fences: Cost of building and repairing in 1879: $0
13. Cost of fertilizers purchased in 1879: $0
14. Labor: Amount paid for wages for farm labor in 1879, including value of board: $0
15. Labor: Weeks hired labor in 1879 upon farm (and dairy) excluding housework: $0
16. Estimated value of all farm productions (sold, consumed or on hand) for 1879: $400.00
17. Grasslands: Average 1879: Mown: - acres
18. Grasslands: Average 1879: Not mown: - Acres
19. Grasslands: Products harvested in 1879: Hay: - Tons
20. Grasslands: Products harvested in 1879: Clover seed: - Bushels
21. Grasslands: Products harvested in 1879: Grass seed: - Bushels
22. Horses of all ages on hand June 1, 1880: -
23. Mules and Asses, all ages, on hand June 1, 1880: 1
24. Neat cattle and their products: On hand June 1, 1880: Working Oxen: -
25. Neat cattle and their products: On hand June 1, 1880: Milch Cows: 1
26. Neat cattle and their products: On hand June 1, 1880: Other: 3
27. Neat cattle and their products: Movement 1879: Calves dropped: 1
28. Neat cattle and their products: Movement 1879: Cattle of all ages: Purchased: -
29. Neat cattle and their products: Movement 1879: Cattle of all ages: Sold living: -
30. Neat cattle and their products: Movement 1879: Cattle of all ages: Slaughtered: -
31. Neat cattle and their products: Movement 1879: Cattle of all ages: Died, Strayed and stolen and not recovered: -
32. Neat cattle and their products: Milk sold or sent to butter or cheese factories in 1879: 50 Gallons
33. Neat cattle and their products: Butter made on the farm in 1879: - Pounds
34. Neat cattle and their products: Cheese made on the farm in 1879: - Pounds
35. Sheep: On hand June 1, 1880: -
36. Sheep: Movement 1879: Lambs dropped: -
37. Sheep: Movement 1879: Sheep and lambs: Purchased: -
38. Sheep: Movement 1879: Sheep and lambs: Sold living: -
39. Sheep: Movement 1879: Sheep and lambs: Slaughtered: -
40. Sheep: Movement 1879: Sheep and lambs: Killed by dogs: -
41. Sheep: Movement 1879: Sheep and lambs: Died of disease: -
42. Sheep: Movement 1879: Sheep and lambs: Died of stress of weather: -
43. Sheep: Clip, spring 1880, Shorn and to be shorn: Fleeces: -
44. Sheep: Clip, spring 1880, Shorn and to be shorn: Weight: - Lbs
45. Swine: On hand, June 1, 1880: -
46. Poultry on hand June 1st, 1880: Exclusive of spring hatching: Barn-yard: 2
47. Poultry on hand June 1st, 1880: Exclusive of spring hatching: Other: 15
48. Eggs produced in 1879: 2
49. Cereals: Barley, 1879: Area: 200 Acres
50. Cereals: Barley, 1879: Crop: - Bushels
51. Cereals: Buckwheat, 1879: Area: - Acres
52. Cereals: Buckwheat, 1879: Crop: - Bushels
53. Cereals: Indian Corn, 1879: Area: - Acres
54. Cereals: Indian Corn, 1879: Crop: - Bushels
55. Cereals: Oats, 1879: Area: - Acres
56. Cereals: Oats, 1879: Crop: 18 Bushels
57. Cereals: Rye, 1879: Area: 50 Bushels
58. Cereals: Rye, 1879: Crop: - Bushels
62. Cereals: Wheat, 1879: Area: 2 Acres
63. Cereals: Wheat, 1879: Crop: 8 Bushels
64. Fiber: Cotton: Acres: 18 Acres
65. Fiber: Cotton: Bales: 7 Bales
66. Fiber: Flax - 1879: Fiber: - Acres
67. Fiber: Hemp: - Acres
68. Fiber: Hemp: - Tons
69. Sugar: Sorghum - 1879: Area in Crop: - Acres
70. Sugar: Sorghum - 1879: Sugar: - Pounds
71. Sugar: Sorghum - 1879: Molasses: - Gallons
72. Sugar: Maple - 1879: Sugar: - Pounds
73. Sugar: Maple - 1879: Molasses: - Gallons
74. Broom Corn, 1879: - Acres
75. Broom corn, 1879: - Lbs.
76. Hops, 1879: Area: - Acres
77. Hops, 1879: Crop: - Lbs
78. Potatoes (Irish), 1879: Area: - Acres
79. Potatoes (Irish), 1879: Crop: - Bushels
80. Potatoes (Sweet), 1879: Area: 2 Acres
81. Potatoes (Sweet), 1879: Crop: 40 Lbs
82. Tobacco, 1879: - Acres
83. Tobacco, Crop: - Lbs
84. Orchards, 1879: Apple: Acres: - Acres
85. Orchards, 1879: Apple: Bearing Trees: -
86. Orchards, 1879: Apple: Bushels: - Bushels
87. Orchards, 1879: Peach: Acres: - Acres
88. Orchards, 1879: Peach: Bearing Trees: -
89. Orchards, 1879: Peach: Bushels: - Bushels
90. Orchards: Total value of all kinds sold or consumed, 1879: $0
95. Nurseries: Acres: - Acres
96. Nurseries: Value of produce sold in 1879: $-
97. Vineyards: Acres: - Acres
98. Vineyards: Grapes sold in 1879: Pounds
99. Vineyards: Wine made in 1879: Gallons
100. Market Gardens: Value of produce sold in 1879: $
101. Bees- 1879: Honey: Pounds
102. Bees - 1879: Wax: Pounds
103. Forest Products: Amount of wood cut in 1879: - Cords
104. Forest Products: Value of all forest products sold or consumed in 1879: $0


If you have corrections or additional information for this family and descendants, please contact me at Mom25Dogs@gmail.com

Check my posts on Abram Silas Kelly and Leila Fowler and Kathryn Elizabeth Kelly and William Cohen.

And for an unusual coincidence, Leila Fowler's father was Gasaway Fowler and Abram Silas Kelly's father was Jamison Gazaway Kelly!

1 comment:

chad said...

my name is chad davenport i am the great great great grandson of james gasaway fowler. eugene fowler is the son of james steadman fowler(my great grandpa) he married mildred berley who is my great grandma who is still living in pomaria sc. i belive that willis fowler 1795 and mary susan james are the parents of james gasaway fowler. i am still researching!

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