Drucella M. Howell

1895–1962 (Age 67)
Clark, Missouri, United States

The Life of Drucella M.

When Drucella M. Howell was born in 1895, in Clark, Missouri, United States, her father, John Wesley Howell, was 30 and her mother, Rosie Wilsey, was 22. She married Irvin LeRoy Markle on 14 October 1915, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States. She died in 1962, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 67.

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Walter Dewey Leftwich
Drucella M. Howell
Marriage: about 1926
Alice Rose Leftwich

Spouse and Children

about 1926
Missouri Township, Clark, Arkansas, United States


    Alice Rose Leftwich


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king.2 English: habitational name from Howell in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English hugol ‘mound’, ‘hillock’ or hūne ‘hoarhound’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Druzilla Markle in household of John Markle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Drucilla Leftwich in household of Walter Leftwich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Drucilla Leftwich in household of Walter Leftwich, "United States Census, 1940"

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