Hazel Marie Howenstine

22 February 1894–1971 (Age 76)
Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hazel Marie

When Hazel Marie Howenstine was born on 22 February 1894, in Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States, her father, Lewis B Howenstine, was 39 and her mother, Maria Runnels, was 32. She married Frederick Louis Meier or Myer on 25 June 1916, in Huntington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died in 1971, at the age of 77.

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Frederick Louis Meier or Myer
Hazel Marie Howenstine
Marriage: 25 June 1916
Richard Fredrick Meier

Spouse and Children

25 June 1916
Huntington, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis B Howenstine


    Maria Runnels




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hauenstein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel M Howenstein in household of Lewis B Howenstein, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hazel M Howenstine in household of Lewis B Howenstine, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hazel Marie Howenstine, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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