Emma Ida Howard

5 May 1868–23 November 1955 (Age 87)
Jamestown, Moniteau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Emma Ida

When Emma Ida Howard was born on 5 May 1868, in Jamestown, Moniteau, Missouri, United States, her father, James Andrew Jackson Howard, was 24 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Crum, was 25. She lived in Walker Township, Moniteau, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 23 November 1955, in California, Moniteau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in California, Moniteau, Missouri, United States.

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James Andrew Jackson Howard
Mary Elizabeth Crum
Emma Ida Howard
Docia Omego Howard
Alice Munford Howard
Hugh Golden Howard
Matilda Magdaline Howard
Carrie Maude Howard

Parents and Siblings

    James Andrew Jackson Howard


    Mary Elizabeth Crum




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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

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.

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)

  • Emma Howard in household of Jno A J Howard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Howard in household of Jack J A Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma J Howard in household of James A J Howard, "United States Census, 1880"

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