Martin Curtis Howd

19 August 1869–27 January 1945 (Age 75)
Burnside, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Martin Curtis

When Martin Curtis Howd was born on 19 August 1869, in Burnside, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Smith Howd, was 41 and his mother, Catharine L Yetter, was 25. He married Virginia Edith Thornburg on 2 August 1893, in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Pilot Grove Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 27 January 1945, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Curtis Howd
1869–1945
Virginia Edith Thornburg
1875–1951
Marriage: 2 August 1893
Ferida Opal Howd
1894–1987
Edith Mae Howd
1896–1990
Bernice Beryl Howd
1899–1981
Vera Flo Howd
1901–1977
Eddys Emma Howd
1903–1904
Helen Lois Howd
1905–1987
Stanley Thornburg Howd
1911–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1893Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1871
    Age 2
    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 21
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Norwegian Hovd, a habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named (see Hovda ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hovda

    Sources (38)

    • Martin C. Howd in entry for Howd, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
    • Martin C Howed en la familia de Smith Howed, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Martin C Hawd, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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