Joseph Buchanan Howard

5 April 1880–23 November 1953 (Age 73)
Dover, Pope, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Joseph Buchanan

When Joseph Buchanan Howard was born on 5 April 1880, in Dover, Pope, Arkansas, United States, his father, Issac Benjamin Howard, was 34 and his mother, Arabelle Rebecca Wright, was 35. He married Lydie Caldona Williams on 23 May 1909, in Bloomer, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Martin Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 November 1953, in Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Joseph Buchanan Howard
Lydie Caldona Williams
Marriage: 23 May 1909
Otto Delmas Howard
Floy Bell Howard

Spouse and Children

23 May 1909
Bloomer, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States


    Otto Delmas Howard



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 3

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe Howard in household of Isaac B Howard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph B Howard in household of Isaac B Howard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Buchanan Howard, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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