Ethel Pauline Howe

2 June 1899–29 December 1996 (Age 97)
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ethel Pauline

When Ethel Pauline Howe was born on 2 June 1899, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States, her father, Morgan Lee Peter "M L" Howe, was 36 and her mother, Keturah Lynn "Carrie" Rouse, was 31. She married Herbert Clark Rohrs in 1922. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Grassy Creek, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 1, Grant, Kentucky, United States in 1930. She died on 29 December 1996, at the age of 97, and was buried in Dry Ridge, Grant, Kentucky, United States.

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Herbert Clark Rohrs
Ethel Pauline Howe
Marriage: 1922

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    Julia Drabble Howe



    Charles Lee Howe


    Henry C Howe


    Harry Nicholas Howe


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 1

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 27

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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)

  • Pauline Rohrs in household of Herbert C Rohrs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel P Howe in household of Morgan L Howe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pauline E Howe in household of Morgan L Howe, "United States Census, 1920"

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