Muriel June Holcomb

6 June 1894–12 June 1993 (Age 99)
California, United States

The Life Summary of Muriel June

When Muriel June Holcomb was born on 6 June 1894, in California, United States, her father, George Vernon Holcomb, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ann Sadie Knapp, was 23. She married Robert Chester Hugh Powell about 1913, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Santa Paula, Ventura, California, United States in 1930 and Santa Paula Judicial Township, Ventura, California, United States in 1940. She died on 12 June 1993, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Robert Chester Hugh Powell
1889–1980
Muriel June Holcomb
1894–1993
Marriage: about 1913
Philip Wayne Powell
1913–1987
Robert Vernon Powell
1915–2006
Shirley Honor Powell
1922–2005
William Powell
1933–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1913California, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 12
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1920
    Age 26
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 10632;2007: 21926; 2010: 28852)English (Surrey and Sussex): habitational name from any of several places called Holcombe (Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Oxfordshire, Somerset), from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Halcomb
    Holden
    Holcombe

    Sources (12)

    • Holcomb in entry for Philip W Powell, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
    • M June Powell in household of Robert C Powell, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Holcomb in entry for Philip Wayne Powell, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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