Melchert H. Howard

October 1828–15 February 1910 (Age 81)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Melchert H.

When Melchert H. Howard was born in October 1828, in Indiana, United States, his father, Jonas Howard, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Helmer, was 26. He married Mary E. Springer on 25 November 1863, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 15 February 1910, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Melchert H. Howard
1828–1910
Mary E. Springer
1841–
Marriage: 25 November 1863
Park Springer Howard
1867–1937
Grace Howard
1872–
Fay Howard
1877–
Edgar A Howard
1869–
Charlotte Howard
1874–1902
Frank B Howard
1880–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1863
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States
children

(6)

    Park Springer Howard

    Male1867–1937Male

    Edgar A Howard

    Male1869–Male

    Grace Howard

    Female1872–Female

    Charlotte Howard

    Female1874–1902Female

    Fay Howard

    Female1877–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1854

Age 26

Male Atkins, 10 Jan 1854

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)

  • Melchert Howard in household of Margaret Hinard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • M H Howard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Melchert Howard, "United States Census, 1870"

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