Porter Samuel Howard

22 October 1869–21 September 1954 (Age 84)
Troy Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States

The Life of Porter Samuel

When Porter Samuel Howard was born on 22 October 1869, in Troy Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States, his father, Paris P. Howard, was 28 and his mother, Maria Jane Vickers, was 26. He lived in Hickory Grove, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Hickory Grove Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 September 1954, in Newburg, Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Newburg, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Porter Samuel Howard
Mary Ann Moniger

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    Sarah Emma Howard


    James W Howard


    Jasper L. Howard


    George Walter Howard


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.

Age 9

The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) describes Newburg Post Office as opened as Newburgh 09/17/1878. Name changed to Newburg 12/01/1894 and discontinued 01/31/1954.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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)

  • Porter Howard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • P S Howard, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Porter Howard, "United States Census, 1920"

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