William Howe

1875–1941 (Age 66)
Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Howe was born in 1875, in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Howe, was 50 and his mother, Catherine Morgan, was 40. He married Betsy Wilkin in 1902, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Alberta, Canada for about 5 years. He died in 1941, in Lloydminster, Lloydminster (Part), Special Area No. 4, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lloydminster, Lloydminster (Part), Special Area No. 4, Alberta, Canada.

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William Howe
Betsy Wilkin
Marriage: 1902
William Perceval Howe
Olive Sarah K Howe

Spouse and Children

West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


    William Perceval Howe



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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 9

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 29

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.2 English: variant of Hugh .3 Jewish (American): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William J Howe in household of Henry Howe, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William J Howe in household of Edith Jacobs, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • William J Hows in household of Catherine Hows, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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