Alfred D Howell

Brief Life History of Alfred D

When Alfred D Howell was born on 17 January 1928, in Floyd, Georgia, United States, his father, Daniel David Howell Jr, was 28 and his mother, Jessie Clara Rich, was 31. He lived in District 870, Chattooga, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Chattooga, Georgia, United States in 1993. He died on 1 January 1993, in Summerville, Chattooga, Georgia, United States, at the age of 64.

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Daniel David Howell Jr
Jessie Clara Rich
Grady Howell
Annie R Howell
Dan Howell
Alfred D Howell

Sources (5)

  • Alfred Howell in household of D D Howell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred D Howell, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Alfred D Howell, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

World Events (8)


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: in the Welsh border counties, from the Welsh male personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages particularly in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king. The name may also arise from the Breton personal name Houuel, Huwel, Huwal, Howael, cognate with the Welsh name. Bretons were especially numerous in the eastern counties of England. See Powell .

English: perhaps from a Middle English personal name Huwel (spelled Howel), a shortening of Huwelot or Huelin (see Hewlett and Huling ), both pet forms of Middle English Huw (see Hugh ).

English: habitational name from Howell (Lincolnshire), from an uncertain initial element + Old English wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

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

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