Alfred J Harwell

17 January 1905–24 April 1972 (Age 67)
Prescott, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Alfred J

When Alfred J Harwell was born on 17 January 1905, in Prescott, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Joseph Harwell, was 28 and his mother, Emma Johnson, was 27. He married Helen Hauth on 12 October 1926, in St. Joseph, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1972. He died on 24 April 1972, in Poynette, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Poynette, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States.

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Alfred J Harwell
Helen Hauth
Marriage: 12 October 1926

Spouse and Children

12 October 1926
St. Joseph, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 2

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Harwell in south Oxfordshire (formerly part of Berkshire) and Nottinghamshire. The former was named in Old English as ‘spring or stream by or from the gray one’, from Hāra ‘the gray’ (here referring to a certain hill) + wella; while the latter was named from Old English hēore, hȳre ‘pleasant’ + wella ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Harwell in household of Joseph Harwell, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Alfred Horwell in household of Joseph Horwell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alfred Harwell, "United States Census, 1930"

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