John Willard Hogue

24 November 1880–3 November 1918 (Age 37)
Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Willard

When John Willard Hogue was born on 24 November 1880, in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Hogue, was 35 and his mother, Clara Agnes Kennedy, was 31. He married Emma Ruth Houk on 22 January 1903, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 3 November 1918, in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 37.

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John Willard Hogue
Emma Ruth Houk
Marriage: 22 January 1903
Jean Gertrude Hogue
William Carl Hogue

Spouse and Children

22 January 1903
Mahoning, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

French (Hogué): topographic name from a diminutive of hogue, derived from Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, or a habitational name either from places in Calvados, Eure, and Manche called La Hogue or from Le Hoguet in Seine-Maritime.

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

Sources (3)

  • Willard Hogue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Hogue in household of Clara A Hogue, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Willard Hogue, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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