When Eva Merretta Howard was born on 23 April 1910, in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Lockhart Anderson Howard Jr., was 30 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Brady, was 24. She married Leonard Milton Petersen Senior on 11 April 1932, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Penrose Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Penrose, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 31 May 1981, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Penrose Cemetery, Penrose, Box Elder, Utah, United States.
English: of Norman origin, from the Middle English personal names Huward (also Howard) and Heward, from Old French Huard (itself from ancient Germanic Hugihard, hugi- ‘mind, understanding, spirit’ + hard- ‘hardy, bold’). As Hugh appears in Middle English as both How and Hew, this is the definite origin of Heward and a source of Howard. This surname is also very common among African Americans. See Hugh .
English: from the Middle English personal name Haward or Howard, usually an Anglicized form of Old Danish Hāwarth (Old Norse Hávarthr, from há ‘high’ + varthr ‘guard, guardian, warden’). Alternation between Haward and Howard may have led to later confusion with Hayward .
English: occasionally a variant of Ewart 2.
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