NameWilliam M. Fowler
Birth20 Sep 1865, Converse, Clinton Co., Missouri
Death1 Jun 1942, Polo, Caldwell Co., Missouri
Marriageabt 1887, Missouri
SpouseNancy Ann Madden
Birth23 Aug 1866, Missouri
Death14 Feb 1936, Polo, Grant Co., Missouri
Notes for William M. Fowler
His death certificate records Wm M. Fowler, age 76 years 8 months 11 days, born 20 Sep 1865 in Converse, Mo, died 1 June 1942 in Polo, Grant township, Caldwell Co., Missouri, widowed, late wife Nancy Fowler, occupation farmer, father Stephen N. Fowler, mother’s maiden name Francis L. Kimbrough, cause of death strangulation and broken neck due to suicide by hanging with rope in his barn on his farm, informant Mrs. Jess Stone, Kidder, Mo, burial in Lawson, Mo.
Notes for Nancy Ann Madden
Her death certificate records Nancy Ann Fowler, age 69 years 5 months 21 days, born 23 Aug 1866 in Mo, died 14 Feb 1935 in Grant township, Caldwell Co., Missouri, married, wife of Wm Fowler, father James C. Madden, born in Tenn, mother’s maiden name Nancy Jane Hardwick, born in Mo, cause of death carcinoma of the right breast with metastasis to the liver, stomach and peritoneum, informant J. T. Madden, Polo, Mo, burial in Lawson.
Census Notes for William M. & Nancy Ann (Family)
1900 census of Caldwell Co., Missouri, Grant township, enumerated 7 June, lists on p. 7A as family #139:
Fowler, Wm M., 34, b. Sep 1865, Mo Mo Mo, farmer; Anna, wife, 35, b. Aug 1864, Mo Tenn Mo, married 13 years, mother of 1 child, 1 living; Linnie M., dau, 9, b. Sep 1890, Mo Mo Mo.
The next household is that of William C. Stone, whose son Jesse would marry Linnie Fowler in 1911.
1910 census of Caldwell Co., Missouri, Grant township, enumerated 3 May, lists on p. 8A as family #105/107:
Fowler, Wm M., 44, Mo Ky Mo, farmer; Anna, wife, 43, b. Mo Tenn Mo, first marriage for both, married 23 years, mother of 1 child, 1 living; Linnie, dau, 19, b. Mo Mo Mo.