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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

George B. Fowler and Lillie Belcher

This is one of the lines I did work on for one of my brother-in-laws so it's not my line.

George B. Fowler was born 9/16/1884 in either NC or SC to David Herbert Fowler (DOB 9/1855 in SC; DOD 10/22/1919 in Boiling Springs, Spartanburg County, SC) and Elizabeth Bishop (DOB 9/1856 in SC; DOD ? in ? ). George was the 5th in 8 children. His older siblings were Harriet, Marietta, Sarah, John Robert Fowler. His younger siblings were Frances Elizabeth, Lula Fowler, Boyce "Bub" Lee Fowler.


1900 U.S. Census of Reidville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 8/20/2015, Roll: 1542; Page: 9A Enumeration District: 0094; FHL microfilm: 1241542, Family 160, Lines 42-49, "Ivor Fowler" (sic, Dave Fowler)
Ivor Fowler, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born Sept, 1855, 50 yrs old, Married 25 yrs (DOM 1875), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill Folder, Can read and write, Rents home
Elizabeth Fowler, Wife, W, F, Born Sept, 1856, 43 yrs old, Married 25 yrs, 13 children with 7 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Can read and write
Mary Fowler, Daughter, W, F, Born Jan, 1877, 23 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill Spooler, Cannot read or write
John Fowler, Son, W, M, Born Feb, 1881, 19 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill doffing, Cannot read or write
George Fowler, Son, W, M, Born Sept, 1884, 15 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill doffer, Cannot read or write
Frances Fowler, Daughter, W, F, Born April, 1886, 14 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill spinner, Cannot read or write
Lula Fowler, Daughter, W, F, Born Oct, 1893, 7 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Bub Fowler, Son, W, M, Born Mar, 1897, 3 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC


George B. Fowler married Lillie Belcher first. Lillie Belcher was born 6/30/1887 in in SC to Jacob "Jake" Belcher and Harriet Chapman.


George B. Fowler and Lillie Belcher Fowler had 5-6 children:

1) Elford Fowler (DOB About 1905 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD ? in ? ) married Lillie M. Unknown (DOB ? in ? ; DOD ? in ? ).

2) Marian G. Fowler (DOB 10/30/1906 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD 10/21/1987 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC) married Lawrence T. Collier (DOB 8/6/1904 in Knoxville, Knox County, TN; DOD 12/26/1933 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC) and Marvin Davis (DOB 1/11/1908 in NC or SC; DOD 1/9/1972 in ? ). She and Lawrence had Frances Collier.

3) Charles Fowler (DOB About 1909 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD ? in ? ) married ? .

4) Leonard "Leo" Fowler (DOB 1/18/1911 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD 9/1978 in ? ) married Cleo Unknown.

5) Nannie Fowler (DOB About 1914 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD ? in ? ) married ? .

6) Manning Fowler (DOB about 1915 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD ? in ? ) married ? 
Nannie and Manning may or may not be the same person. See censuess.



1910 U.S. Census of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1472; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm: 1375485, Family 117, Lines 19-23, "George Fowler"
George Fowler, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 24 yrs old (DOB 1886), 1st marriage, Married 6 yrs (DOM 1904), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill Weaver, Can read and write, Rents home
Lillie Fowler, Wife, F, W, 22 yrs old (DOB 1888), 1st marriage, Married 6 yrs, 3 children with 3 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Can read and write
Elford Fowler, Son, M, W, 5 yrs old (DOB 1905), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Marion Fowler (sic), Daughter, F, W, 3 yrs old (DOB 1907), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Charlie Fowler, Son, M, W, 8/12 mos old (DOB 1909), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC



U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Registration State: South Carolina; Registration County: Spartanburg; Roll: 1877681; Draft Board: 2, Serial #3025, Order #A-2713, George Fowler, DOB 9/16/1884
Serial #3025, George Fowler, Order #A-2713
RFD #2, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
33 yrs old, DOB 9/16/1884
White
Occupation: Cotton mill operative, Valley Falls, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
Nearest Relative: Elford Fowler, R.F.D. #2, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
39-2-20-C
Medium height, Medium build, Blue eyes, Dark hair
Signed by him 9/12/1918 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC



1920 U.S. Census of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 8/20/2015, Roll: T625_1710; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 108; Image: 1157, Family 45, Lines 41-48, "George B. Fowler"
George B. Fowler, Head, Rents home, M(ale), W(hite), 35 yrs old (DOB 1885), Married, Can read and write, Born in NC (sic), Both parents born in NC (sic), Loom fixer in cotton mill
Mamie Fowler, Wife, F, W, 34 yrs old (DOB 1886), Married, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Elford Fowler, Son, M, W, 14 yrs old (DOB 1906), Single, Does not attend school, Can read and write, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC, Weaver in cotton mill
Maria Fowler (sic, Marian Fowler), Daughter, F, W, 13 yrs old (DOB 1907), Attends school, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Charlie Fowler, Son, M, W, 10 yrs old (DOB 1910), Attends school, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Leonard Fowler, Son, M, W, 8 yr sold (DOB 1912), Attends school, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Nannie Fowler, Daughter, F, W, 6 yrs old (DOB 1914), Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Grace Fowler, Daughter, F, W, 4 yrs old (DOB 1916), Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC


Lillian Belcher Fowler died young at the age of 28 years old of pneumonia. She died 2/2/1916 in Spartanburg County, SC and is buried at Boiling Springs First Baptist Church, 3600 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, Spartanburg County, SC.


SC Death Certificate #27970, Registration District #4008, Registered #265, Mrs. Lillie Fowler, DOD 2/2/1916 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
Female, White, Married, 6/30/1888 in SC, 28 yrs old
Occupation: Housekeeper
Father: Jake Belcher, born in SC
Mother: Harriett Chapman, born in SC
Informant: W.B. Nolen, Valley Falls, SC
DOD 2/2/1916 at 9pm
Cause of death: Acute lobar pneumonia
Buried: (blank)

George Fowler married Mame Gosnell second. Mamie Gosnell was born 10/29/1884 in SC to William Chester Gosnell aka Winchester Gosnell and Rebecca Ann Lindsay.

Mamie Gosnell and George Fowler had a daughter named 1) Grace Fowler who was born about 1916 in Spartanburg County, SC.


1920 U.S. Census of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 8/20/2015, Roll: T625_1710; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 108; Image: 1157, Family 45, Lines 41-48, "George B. Fowler"
George B. Fowler, Head, Rents home, M(ale), W(hite), 35 yrs old (DOB 1885), Married, Can read and write, Born in NC (sic), Both parents born in NC (sic), Loom fixer in cotton mill
Mamie Fowler, Wife, F, W, 34 yrs old (DOB 1886), Married, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Elford Fowler, Son, M, W, 14 yrs old (DOB 1906), Single, Does not attend school, Can read and write, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC, Weaver in cotton mill
Maria Fowler (sic, Marian Fowler), Daughter, F, W, 13 yrs old (DOB 1907), Attends school, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Charlie Fowler, Son, M, W, 10 yrs old (DOB 1910), Attends school, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Leonard Fowler, Son, M, W, 8 yr sold (DOB 1912), Attends school, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Nannie Fowler, Daughter, F, W, 6 yrs old (DOB 1914), Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC
Grace Fowler, Daughter, F, W, 4 yrs old (DOB 1916), Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC




1930 U.S. Census of Valley Falls Mill Town, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 8/20/2015, Roll: 2212; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 0061; Image: 754.0; FHL microfilm: 2341946, Family 484, Lines 65-68, "George Fowler"
George Fowler, Head, Rents home for $3, Owns radio set, M(ale), W(hite), 45 yrs old (DOB 1885), Married at age 18 yrs old (DOM 1903), Can read and write, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Machinist in cotton mill
Mamie Fowler, Wife, F, W, 44 yrs old (DOB 1886), Married at age 17 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Manning Fowler, Son, M, W, 15 yrs old (DOB 1915), Single, Does not attend school, Cannot read or write, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC, Weaver in cotton mill
Grace Fowler, Daughter, F, W, 14 yrs old (DOB 1916), Single, Does not attend school, Cannot read or write, Born in SC, Father born in NC, Mother born in SC, Spinner in cotton mill


Mamie Gosnell Fowler died 7/23/1936 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC of cervical cancer. She was only 51 yrs old.

SC Death Certificate #11639, Registration District #4008, Registered #98, Mrs. Mamie Fowler, DOD 7/23/1936 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
Female, White, Married to Geo. B. Fowler, DOB 10/29/1884 in SC, 51 yrs old
Father: Winchester Gosnell, born in SC
Mother: Annie Lindsay, born in SC
Informant: Geo. B. Fowler, Spartanburg, SC
DOD 7/23/1936
Cause of death: Cancer of cervix
Buried: 7/25/1936 in New Pisgah (now known as First Baptist North Spartanburg)



1940 U.S. Census or Valley Falls Mill, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 8/19/2015, Roll: T627_3840; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 42-75, Family 164, Lines 74-80, "Efford Fawler" (sic)
Efford Fawler, Head, Rents home for $10, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 35 yrs old (DOB 1905), Married, Attended school thru 6th grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935, Mill Worker in textile mill, Income $1,000
Lillie M. Fawler, Wife, F, W, 35 yrs old (DOB 1905), Married, Attended school thru 4th grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935, Mill worker in textile mill, Income $700
Clarence Fawler, Son, M, W, 14 yrs old (DOB 1926), Single, Attends school, Attended school thru 4th grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935
Efford Fawler, Jr., Son, M, W, 11 yrs old (DOB 1929), Single, Attends school, Attended school thru 2nd grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935
Hubert Fawler, Son, M, W, 7 yrs old (DOB 1933), Single, Attends school, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935
George B. Fawler, Father, M, W, 55 yrs old (DOB 1885), Widowed, Attended school thru 3rd grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935, Mill worker in textile mill, Income, $1,000
Frances Collier, Niece, F, W, 16 yrs old (DOB 1924), Single, Attends school, Attended high school 2 yrs, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935


George B. Fowler was killed when he was hit by a car on 9/9/1956 on Asheville Hwy, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC. He is buried with his first wife at Boiling Springs Baptist Church, 3600 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, Spartanburg County, SC. According to his death certificate he had married a 3rd time to a Kathleen Unknown.


SC Death Certificate #56 012427, Registration District #4008, Registrar's #53-822, George B. Fawler (sic, George B. Fowler), DOD 9/9/1956 in Asheville Highway, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
Usual residence: Southern Shops, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC
Male, White, Married to Kathleen Fowler, DOB 9/16/1885 in NC, 70 yrs old (sic)
Occupation: Retired textile worker
Father: D.H. Fowler, Mother: Elizabeth Bishop, Informant: General Hospital
DOD 9/9/1956 at 2am
Cause of death: Shock, trauma, multiple fractures, Hit by a car
Accident occurred on Asheville Hwy on 9/9/1956 at 2am in Spartanburg, SC
Hit by a car
Buried: 9/11/1956 in Boiling Springs

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