Marlin Jess Howdeshell

Male30 December 1912–5 March 1980

Brief Life History of Marlin Jess

When Marlin Jess Howdeshell was born on 30 December 1912, in Hamburg, Calhoun, Illinois, United States, his father, Jesse Alfred Howdeshell, was 29 and his mother, Della Lilly Foiles, was 34. He married Blanche Adeline Guthrie on 3 October 1931, in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States. He lived in Belleview, Calhoun, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 March 1980, in Calhoun, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Township, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Marlin Jess Howdeshell
Blanche Adeline Guthrie
Marriage: 3 October 1931

Sources (7)

  • Marlin Howdeshell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • M Howdeshell, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Martin in entry for Jesse Alfred Nebo Howdeshell, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1931Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 1

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

    1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

    Age 1

    Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.


    Age 19

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Haudenschild (see Hauschild ).

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

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