Howard Clarence Bean

28 October 1920–24 October 1993 (Age 72)
Filer, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

The Life of Howard Clarence

When Howard Clarence Bean was born on 28 October 1920, in Filer, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, his father, William Jasper Bean, was 37 and his mother, Indiana Armaina Goddard, was 32. He married Martha Louise Gunter on 5 September 1942, in Gooding, Idaho, United States. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 24 October 1993, at the age of 72, and was buried in Gooding, Idaho, United States.

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Howard Clarence Bean
Martha Louise Gunter
Marriage: 5 September 1942

Spouse and Children

5 September 1942
Gooding, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 1

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 2

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard C Bean in household of William J Bean, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard C Bean in household of Jasper Bean, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Bean, "Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962"

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