Fern Fawcett

26 June 1896–2 September 1965 (Age 69)
Bloomington, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Fern

When Fern Fawcett was born on 26 June 1896, in Bloomington, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, Nephi Robert Fawcett, was 54 and her mother, Marmora C Carpenter, was 29. She married Lyle James Howells on 9 December 1940, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Murtaugh, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States for about 5 years and Murtaugh Election Precinct, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 2 September 1965, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyle James Howells
Fern Fawcett
Marriage: 9 December 1940
Nellie Howells
Stella Howells
Carlyle Nephi Howells
Zelma Howells
Goldie Marmora Howells
Fern Maxine Howells
Kenneth Brent Howells
Garnet Eugene Howells
Ted Marvin Howells

Spouse and Children

9 December 1940
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries 1903: Cassia, Idaho, United States 1907: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 19

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fawcett in Cumbria or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fāh ‘(brightly) colored’ + sīde ‘slope’, ‘hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old English ford ‘ford’ + set ‘animal fold’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fern Carpenter in household of Mary Carpenter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fern Howell in household of Lyle Howell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fern Howells in household of Lylie J Howells, "United States Census, 1930"

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