Dr. Peter Van Benschoten Fowler
- Born: 1866, Pennyslvania
- Marriage: Matilda Donaghy in 1900 in Philadelphia, PA
- Died: 1916, Philadelphia, PA at age 50
- Buried: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
Much Fowler Family History of Newburgh, Orange Co., New York is written about in the book, Our Predecessors and their descendants by Robert Ludow Fowler, published in 1888.
The 1870 Federal Census for Newburgh, Orange Co., New York, Middlehope P. O., page 229A, dated August 5, 1870 records Peter V. B. Fowler (14 - NY) living with his parents Gilbert C. (34 - NY) and Elizabeth (42 - NY) Fowler and siblings Matthew D. (6), Annie (1) and an un named sister (2/12). Gilbert is a Farmer with real estate valued at $20,000. The family has 3 domestic servants.
Gilbert C. Fowler is Caleb Gilbert Fowler, son of Peter Van Benschoten.
Caleb Gilbert Fowler was born on 27 October 1835 at Newburgh, Orange Co., New York. He was the son of Peter Van Benschoten Fowler and Eliza DuBois. Caleb Gilbert Fowler died on 29 January 1879 at Newburgh, Orange Co., New York.
The 1880 Federal Census for Newburgh, Orange Co., New York, District 35, page 177B, dated June 15, 1880 records Peter V. B. Fowler (14 - NY) living with his widowed mother Elizabeth D. Fowler (42 - NY/NY/NY) and siblings Matthew D. (16), Anna (11), and C. Gilbert (1) on South Street.
The 1900 Federal Census for Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., New York, District 747, page 159B, dated June 5, 1900 records P Van Benschoten Fowler (May 1866 - NY/NY/NY) as boarding in the home of John and Mary Osborn. P Van Benschoten Fowler is a Physician.
See general notes on his son, Frank B. Fowler, for additional census facts.
Peter married Matilda Donaghy in 1900 in Philadelphia, PA. (Matilda Donaghy was born in 1869, died in 1952 and was buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.)
Philadelphia, PA Narriage Index <www.ancestry.com>
Peter VanBenschoten Fowler
Spouse: Matilida P Donaghy
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Marriage Year: 1900
Marriage License Number: 130551
Digital GSU Number: 4140424