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Dorothy Alma HOW[1, 2]

Female 1913 - 1981  (67 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Alma HOW 
    Born 6 Apr 1913  3149 29 Avenue So, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Mar 1981  Hennepin County General Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Kay Wachter's book:
      Dorothy had long, long, long, long curls as a teenager. Played the piano. Gregarious, with a hearty laugh.
      In the "early years", Dorothy, Archie, Loren and Josephine [Archie's brother and wife] enjoyed horse back riding, fishing and camping.
      When Archie was called into the Army in 1943, Dorothy assumed his position in payroll at the Northern Pacific-Burlington R.R. offices in St. Paul MN.
    Person ID I00111  How Genealogy | HOW family branch that emigrated from England to Minnesota, USA
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2012 

    Father Samuel Francis Stephen HOW,   b. 25 Jun 1871, 4 Seymour Crescent, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1925, 3149 29 Avenue So, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Alma Sophia BENSON,   b. 28 Aug 1881, Tumleberg, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1961, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1904  Kasota, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Archie Leslie MCCARL,   b. 2 Sep 1912, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1968, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1940  3149 29 Avenue So, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dean Archie MCCARL,   b. 21 Sep 1942, Northern Pacific Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1942, Northern Pacific Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F00041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Apr 1913 - 3149 29 Avenue So, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1940 - 3149 29 Avenue So, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1981 - Hennepin County General Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Gordon, Donald, Bennett, Francis, Sarah, Dorothy, Alma - 1928
    Gordon, Donald, Bennett, Francis, Sarah, Dorothy, Alma - 1928
    Taken at a studio during Sarah HOW's visit to Alma and family in Minneapolis

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] US - Federal Census - 1920.
      Name: Dorothy How
      Residence: , Hennepin, Minnesota
      Estimated Birth Year: 1914
      Age: 6
      Birthplace: Minnesota
      Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Single
      Film Number: 1820838
      Digital Folder Number: 4312186
      Image Number: 324
      Sheet Number: 2
      Household Gender Age
      Parent How M 48y
      Parent Alma How F 38y
      Francis How M 15y
      Donald How M 11y
      Gordon How M 8y
      Dorothy How F 6y
      Bennett How M 4y6m
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    2. [S32] US - Federal Census - 1930.
      Name: Dorthy A How
      Event: Census
      Event Date: 1930
      Event Place: Minneapolis (Districts 1-250), Hennepin, Minnesota
      Gender: Female
      Age: 16
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Minnesota
      Estimated Birth Year: 1914
      Relationship to Head of Household: Stepdaughter
      Father's Birthplace: England
      Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
      Enumeration District Number: 224
      Family Number: 48
      Sheet Number and Letter: 3A
      Line Number: 7
      NARA Publication: T626, roll 1098
      Film Number: 2340833
      Digital Folder Number: 4610052
      Image Number: 262
      Household Gender Age
      James E Straigert M 51
      Elmas S Straigert F 48
      Francis W How M 24
      Donald D How M 22
      Gordon H How M 19
      Dorthy A How F 16
      Bennett J How M 14
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