Howard Ernest Furr Jr

19 November 1924–3 May 2011 (Age 86)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Howard Ernest

When Howard Ernest Furr Jr was born on 19 November 1924, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Howard Ernest Furr Sr, was 30 and his mother, Mary Alice Troutman, was 19. He married Frances Lenora Rice on 14 September 1946, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. He lived in China Grove Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 2011. He died on 3 May 2011, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Howard Ernest Furr Jr
Frances Lenora Rice
Marriage: 14 September 1946

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14 September 1946
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English furre ‘coat or garment made of or trimmed with fur’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such garments, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore one.

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

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  • Howard E Furr in household of Howard E Furr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Furr Jr. in household of Howard E Furr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Ernest Furr, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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