Howell

1850–Male
Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Howell

When Howell was born in 1850, in Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, John Franklin Howell, was 26 and his mother, Lucretia Jane Jennings, was 26.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Howell
1824–1910
Lucretia Jane Jennings
1824–1887
Lydia Howell
1844–1919
John Howell
1846–1867
Howell
1848–
Howell
1850–
Frank Willard Howell
1852–1857
Howell
1854–
William Henry Howell
1856–1944

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 67

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king.2 English: habitational name from Howell in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English hugol ‘mound’, ‘hillock’ or hūne ‘hoarhound’.

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

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