Sperrie William Howard

Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Sperrie William

Sperrie William Howard was born in 1890, in Maine, United States. He married Agnes Lodicey Smith on 5 June 1920. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Sperrie William Howard
Agnes Lodicey Smith
Marriage: 5 June 1920
Ruby Emma Howard
Fern Agnes Howard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1920
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 0
    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.
    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine
    Age 8
    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 33
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (7)

    • Sperry Howard in entry for Fern Agnes Howard, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm S Howard in entry for Ruby M Howard, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • S Perry Howard in entry for Bernard Joseph Neary and Fern Agnes Hardesty, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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