Muriel Osgood Howe

5 October 1911–5 September 1985 (Age 73)
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Muriel Osgood

When Muriel Osgood Howe was born on 5 October 1911, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ernest Frank Howe, was 26 and her mother, Ethel Rosabell Osgood, was 27. She died on 5 September 1985, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73.

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Harry Vernon Dewey
Muriel Osgood Howe

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.2 English: variant of Hugh .3 Jewish (American): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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  • Muriel Dewey in household of Harry Dewey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Muriel Howe in household of Ernest F Howe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Muriel O Howe in household of Ernest F Howe, "United States Census, 1920"

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