Henry Albert Howard

6 September 1865–17 May 1939 (Age 73)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Henry Albert

When Henry Albert Howard was born on 6 September 1865, in Iowa, United States, his father, Robert Howard, was 51 and his mother, Rachel Abigail Oakes, was 38. He lived in Vesta, Johnson, Nebraska Territory, United States in 1880. He died on 17 May 1939, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Henry Albert Howard
1865–1939
Mary Marilla Vanosdol
1867–1931

Spouse and Children

    Male1865–1939Male

    Mary Marilla Vanosdol

    Female1867–1931Female

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 2

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (2)

  • Henry Howard in household of Robt Howard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Albert Howard, "Find A Grave Index"

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