George Baxter Howe

22 April 1875–about 1954 (Age 78)
Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George Baxter

When George Baxter Howe was born on 22 April 1875, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel W. Howe, was 28 and his mother, Mary Louisa Hobart, was 28. He married Frances Bullard on 6 January 1898, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died about 1954, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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George Baxter Howe
Frances Bullard
Marriage: 6 January 1898
Roland Bullard Howe
Isabelle Howe
Gertrude Howe
Delbert Howe
Marion Howe

Spouse and Children

6 January 1898
Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


    Roland Bullard Howe


    Isabelle Howe


    Gertrude Howe


    Delbert Howe


    Marion Howe


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing

Age 6

During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, "Stove Capital of the World."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

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)

  • George B Howe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George B Howe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George B Howe, "United States Census, 1920"

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