Marion S Howe

about 1870–
Burton, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Marion S

When Marion S Howe was born about 1870, in Burton, Genesee, Michigan, United States, her father, George R Howe, was 36 and her mother, Clarissa Louise Merrill, was 32. She married Charles P Coates on 5 May 1898, in Burton, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years.

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Charles P Coates
Marion S Howe
Marriage: 5 May 1898
Marjorie Coates
George H Coates
Louise C Coates

Spouse and Children

    Charles P Coates



5 May 1898
Burton, Genesee, Michigan, United States


    Marjorie Coates


    Louise C Coates


    George H Coates


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

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.

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)

  • Marion Coates in household of Charles P Coates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion H Coates in household of Charles P Coates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion S Coats in household of Charles P Coats, "United States Census, 1910"

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