Howard Rex Matthews

Brief Life History of Howard Rex

When Howard Rex Matthews was born on 11 December 1895, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, James Heber Mathews, was 43 and his mother, Celestia Jane Ivie, was 36. He had at least 1 daughter with Kathryn K Mathews. He lived in United States in 1949 and Visalia, Tulare, California, United States in 1950. He died on 29 November 1958, in Tulare, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tulare, Tulare, California, United States.

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Howard Rex Matthews
1895–1958
Kathryn K Mathews
1895–
Theadotta Matthews
1920–2013

Sources (18)

  • Howard R Matthews, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Howard R Mathews, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Howard Rex Matthews, "BillionGraves Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (Ulster and County Louth): patronymic from the personal name Matthew . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, such as German Matthäus (from the personal name Matthäus, from Latin Matthaeus) and Slovenian Matavž (from an obsolete vernacular form of the personal name Matevž, from Latin Matthaeus). Compare Mathews .

Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Mathghamhna (see McMahon ).

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

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