William H. Howd

4 March 1870–20 May 1944 (Age 74)
Shaw, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Howd was born on 4 March 1870, in Shaw, Marion, Oregon, United States, his father, Julius Curtis ( twin) Howd, was 40 and his mother, Mary Baker Howd, was 19. He married Clara E. Smith on 2 December 1891, in Marion, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Oregon, United States in 1870 and Aumsville, Marion, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 May 1944, in Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Turner, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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William H. Howd
Clara E. Smith
Marriage: 2 December 1891
Ina Margaret Howd
Esther Lavina Howd
Edna Naomi Howd
Veda Catherine Howd
Helen E. Howd

Spouse and Children

2 December 1891
Marion, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1871: Marion, Oregon, United States
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Wm H Howd in household of Julius Howd, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William H Howd, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William H Hawk, "United States Census, 1920"

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