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Husband: Thomas HOWELLS Born: Mar 1870 in Petersburg, Columbiana Co. OH (see note 1) Died: Bef 1930 in Prob. Los Angeles Co. CA (see note 2) Buried: in Union Cemetery, Girard, Trumbull Co. OH (see note 3) Military: 1898-1902 Philippine Insurrection (see note 4) Occupation: Gas Fitter (1910) Occupation: Steelmill Policeman (1920) Father: John J. HOWELLS (1831 - 1909) Mother: Mary Jane EDWARDS (1831 - 1871)
Wife: Anne H. GOEDECKE Other name: Gödecke (see note 5) Married: Bef 4 Feb 1921 in Prob. Los Angles Co. CA (see note 6)
Born: 1 Dec 1891 in Halberstadt, GERMANY (see note 7) Died: 3 Jun 1968 in Walnut Creek, Los Angeles Co. CA (see note 8) Immigrated: 27 Aug 1912 from Breman, GERMANY (see note 9) Occupation: Cook (1912) Father: Mother: Other spouse 2
M Child 1: Gordon Thomas HOWELLS Born: 8 Oct 1922 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH (see note 10) Died: 21 Dec 1979 in Los Angeles, CA 1 Buried: in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA Military: 8 Jul 1943 US Army (see note 11) Occupation: Carpenter (1943) Wife: Avis L. LYNN Married: 9 Feb 1968 in Minden, Douglas Co. NV (see note 12)
Sources: (1) California Deaths Records 1940 - 1997, http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi. Event Notes Note (1) Military enlistment papers list Petersburg, Ohio as his place of birth. Note (2) No record of Thomas' death has been located, but Ann in 1930 reported she was a widow. Note (3) Marker with no dates. He may not have actually been buried here. Note (4) Pvt. Thomas Howells, Co. "G" 12th Infantry, stationed in the Phillipines for the 1900 census. Initial enlistment on 5 Nov 1898 for one year. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1899. Final discharge recieved 2 Jan 1902 aboard the USS Warren. Final rank of Private. Birthplace listed as Petersburg, Ohio Note (5) As listed on the passenger list of 15 Aug 1912. Note (6) Anne's Petition for Citizenship was declined 4 Feb 1921 on the grounds she had married an American citizen. Note (7) Referred to as "Hasserrode" or "Hasserode" on the Naturaliaztion application. Note (8) SSN 565-38-7442 Note (9) Arrived in New York aboard the SS Neckar sailing from Breman 15 Aug 1912. Note (10) Per 1926 passenger list where Gordon and his mother traveled to Europe. List is from the SS Reliance which departed Hamburg for New York. Note (11) Enlisted 8 Jul 1943 at King Co. WA for the duration of the war. Education: 3 years of high school, Occ: Carpenter. Note (12) NV marriage Index, Ancestry.com Civil ceremony _______________ The Howells and Frost Families - and Relations Compiled by Margaret Ellen (Howells) Ball, 1949-2008 Revised by James D. Ball Name Index