Josephine Howells

Brief Life History of Josephine

When Josephine Howells was born on 5 March 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Francis Howells, was 42 and her mother, Mary Bratton Parrish, was 38. She married Richard Earl Folland on 22 June 1921. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 April 1989, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Earl Folland
1893–1967
Josephine Howells
1897–1989
Marriage: 22 June 1921
Jo Ann Howells Folland
1923–1999
Bonnie Jean Folland
1927–2018
Eleanor Folland
1931–1960

Sources (25)

  • Josephine Follond, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Josephine Howells, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Josephine H Folland, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh (Glamorgan): variant of Howell , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent English -s.

English: perhaps occasionally a nickname for someone who was fearless, from Middle English houe, houwe ‘anxiety, fear’ (Old English hogu or hoga) + les ‘less’. If this has survived as a modern surname, its pronunciation has been influenced by that of the name in 1 above.

English: variant of Holes .

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

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