Howard Wayne Elwood

16 March 1914–20 November 2002 (Age 88)
Yuma, Yuma, Colorado, United States

The Life of Howard Wayne

When Howard Wayne Elwood was born on 16 March 1914, in Yuma, Yuma, Colorado, United States, his father, Ward Isaac Elwood, was 27 and his mother, Mary Katherine Moser, was 20. He married Dorothy J Dlugosh on 22 March 1947, in Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Cassa, Platte, Wyoming, United States in 1930. He died on 20 November 2002, at the age of 88, and was buried in Valley View Cemetery, Torrington, Goshen, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Wayne Elwood
1914–2002
Dorothy J Dlugosh
1922–1987
Marriage: 22 March 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 March 1947
Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1886–1955Male

    Mary Katherine Moser

    Female1893–1983Female

siblings

(5)

    Dorothy Mae Elwood

    Female1912–1934Female

    Male1914–2002Male

    Female1915–1999Female

    Gladys Maxine Elwood

    Female1917–2007Female

    Lynn Elwood

    Male1928–Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 3

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + wudu ‘wood’. 2. from the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wayne Elwood in household of Ward Elwood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard W Elwood, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Howard Wayne Elwood, "Find A Grave Index"

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