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The following is from Janet Currie.
Fowler Family buried at Island Creek Pres Cemetery

Deed between James Fowler and William Dobbs.

The deed referenced is dated March 1811 but at the bottom states that it was recorded the 30th of April, 1812 by Isaac Kerr which I think is a Washington Co PA name unless they too came to Jefferson with my Risingers and the Grims.

Those three families seem to quite entangled inWashington PA. The deed also mentions John Buchannon, Justice of
the Peace. The is a reference written on the front of: F-W--448 (I think)

James Fowler to William Dobbs; Patrick Fowler witness; land sale in Washington Co PA

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War of 1812 Veteran
The following is taken from the Jefferson County Veteran's Grave registration Card Index:

Name: James Fowler
Address: -
Date of Death: 10 Nov 1834
Place: -
Cause: -
Date of Burial: -
Date of Birth: 1781
Place of Birth: -
Name of Cemetery: Island Creek Presbyterian
Location: Jct. St. Rt. 213-Co Hy
Lot No.: -
Section: -
Block No.: -
Marker: None
Next of Kin: -
War Served In:1812
Date Enlisted: 25 Aug 1812
Date Discharged: 25 Dec 1812
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Private
Company, Outfit or Ship: Captain Nicholas Murray's Company

The following information was submitted by chapter member, Janet Currie -

Family Group Record for James Fowler
Husband James Fowler
Born: 8 Sep 1781 - PA
Died: 10 Nov 1834 - Jefferson Co OH
Buried: Island Creek Presbyterian Cemetery - Jefferson Co OH
Father: Patrick Fowler                  
Mother: Elizabeth                    

Wife:  Sarah

Died: 1849 - Jefferson Co OH
Buried: Island Creek Pres Cemetery - Island Creek Twp, Jefferson Co OH

General Notes Captain Nathan Wintringer, Veteran River man -- First Will Recorded
Captain Nathan Wintringer . . . was among the pioneer residents. He was a boat builder and died about 1852. During the War of 1812 he served as Lieutenant in the company that went out from here. The captain was Nicholas Murray, James Fowler, ensign, and Joseph Bachelor, sergeant. Pioneer Days 1930's found at

Jefferson County Ohio Newspaper Extracts 1817-1820; pg. 6 Notice: James Fowler wishes his friends to know his property is for sale by the sheriff not because of his own debt, but for Henry Fisher's for whom he became a surety through persuasion. (11/28/1818) found on

He served in The War of 1812 and enlisted 25 Aug 1812 and was discharged 25 Dec 1812.
Branch of Service: Army, Rank: Private Company, Outfit or Ship: Captain Nicholas Murray's Company.

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