Fowler, Benjamin Garrett

Birth: 1774 in Montauk, NY
Death: December 12, 1848 in Brothertown, Wisconsin
Affiliation:

Montauk

Faith:

Baptist

Nationality:

Montauk

Occupation:

Community leader and Baptist minister.

Residence:

Brothertown (from 1775)

Biography:

Benjamin Garrett Fowler was the son of David Fowler, Occom's brother-in-law, and Hannah Garrett. Benjamin Fowler became an elder of the Brothertown community, acting in the role of Baptist minister, and was instrumental in moving the community to Wisconsin in the 1820s.

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Sources:

Brooks, "The Collected Writings of Samson Occom, Mohegan" (2006), p. 416; Cipolla, "Becoming Brothertown" (2013), p. 45; "Brothertown Indians and the Fowler Family," http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/m/a/x/Marilyn-J-Maxfield-king/GENE16-0006.html