Hosea Ben Howard

23 November 1900–19 March 1979 (Age 78)
Frankfort, Franklin, Alabama, United States

The Life of Hosea Ben

When Hosea Ben Howard was born on 23 November 1900, in Frankfort, Franklin, Alabama, United States, his father, William Anderson Howard, was 29 and his mother, Lucy L. Pounders, was 24. He married Esther Mae Hester on 13 December 1922, in Franklin, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Franklin, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 3 Frankfort, Franklin, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 19 March 1979, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hosea Ben Howard
Esther Mae Hester
Marriage: 13 December 1922
Velma Inez Howard
Thurman O. Howard
Robert Cecil Howard

Spouse and Children

13 December 1922
Franklin, Alabama, United States



    Thurman O. Howard


    Robert Cecil Howard


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 12

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Hosie Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hossie Howard in household of W A Howard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hosea B Howard in household of William A Howard, "United States Census, 1920"

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