Henry Wayne Yowell

Brief Life History of Henry Wayne

When Henry Wayne Yowell was born on 16 May 1837, in Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, William Yowell, was 42 and his mother, Simphronia W Hawkins, was 29. He married Vrouwke Pieters "Frances " Viersen on 17 October 1860, in Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cass Township, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1925. He died on 27 November 1925, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Henry Wayne Yowell
Vrouwke Pieters "Frances " Viersen
Marriage: 17 October 1860
Calvin Wayne Yowell
Frances Jane Yowell
Zepporah Ann Yowell
Allen Luster Yowell
Carroll Ashton Yowell
Lillie Loretta Yowell
Millard R. Yowell

Sources (15)

  • Henry W Yowell in household of M R Yowell, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Henry W. Yowell, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Henry W Yowell, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1859: Wyandotte, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Wyandotte, Kansas, United States


Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

variant of Youle (compare Yule ), a nickname from Middle English yole ‘Yule, Christmas’ (Old English geōl, Old Norse jól), a nickname for one born at that time.

variant of Ewell with prosthetic Y-.


Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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