Peter Nero Howard

Male15 October 1899–14 December 1962

Brief Life History of Peter Nero

When Peter Nero Howard was born on 15 October 1899, in Howell Township, Howell, Missouri, United States, his father, John Armstrong Howard, was 34 and his mother, Martha Ann Taylor, was 30. He married Myrtle Mae Wicker on 18 August 1920, in West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Benton Township, Howell, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Bennett Bayou Township, Fulton, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 December 1962, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bakersfield Cemetery, Bakersfield, Ozark, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Nero Howard
Myrtle Mae Wicker
Marriage: 18 August 1920
Agnes May Howard
Ernest Joshua Howard
Pamela Pansy Anna Howard
Lola Jane Howard
Joe Pete Howard
Patsy Sue Howard

Sources (12)

  • Pete N Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • P N Howard, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Pete Nero Howard, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1920West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

    Age 1

    A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 17

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: of Norman origin, from the Middle English personal names Huward (also Howard) and Heward, from Old French Huard (itself from ancient Germanic Hugihard, hugi- ‘mind, understanding, spirit’ + hard- ‘hardy, bold’). As Hugh appears in Middle English as both How and Hew, this is the definite origin of Heward and a source of Howard. This surname is also very common among African Americans. See Hugh .

    English: from the Middle English personal name Haward or Howard, usually an Anglicized form of Old Danish Hāwarth (Old Norse Hávarthr, from ‘high’ + varthr ‘guard, guardian, warden’). Alternation between Haward and Howard may have led to later confusion with Hayward .

    English: occasionally a variant of Ewart 2.

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

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