John W. Howell

24 January 1869–9 October 1948 (Age 79)
Butler, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John W.

When John W. Howell was born on 24 January 1869, in Butler, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Robert Howell, was 29 and his mother, Mariah Frances Turner, was 27. He married Elizabeth Paradine Cockrell on 29 September 1885. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Greencastle, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 9 October 1948, in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79.

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John W. Howell
Elizabeth Paradine Cockrell
Marriage: 29 September 1885
Luther Everett Howell
Ida Laymon Howell
Grace J. Howell
Henry T. Howell
Audrey Francis Howell

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Paradine Cockrell


29 September 1885


    Luther Everett Howell


    Ida Laymon Howell



    Henry T. Howell



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • John W Howell in household of John R Howell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Howell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Howel in household of John R Howel, "United States Census, 1880"

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