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WILLSON, Eli Dennis
(1848-1909)
EDMONDS, Fannie
(1853-1914)
GLASSBROOK, John H.
(1843-Bef 1920)
CORNELL, Fanny A.
(1857-Bef 1920)
WILSON, Frank Albert
(1875-1937)
GLASSBROOK, Bertha B.
(1879-1964)
WILSON, Howard Lavern
(1911-1965)

 

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Spouses/Children:
HEATH, Margret

WILSON, Howard Lavern 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 19 Dec 1911, Ingham County, Michigan
  • Marriage: HEATH, Margret on 8 Jan 1934 in Mt. Morris, Genesee County, Michigan
  • Died: 14 Jun 1965, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan at age 53
  • Buried: 18 Jun 1965, Flint Memorial Park, Mt. Morris, Genesee County, Michigan
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bullet  General Notes:

Howard and his sister, Florence, were placed in a county home following the divorce of their parents. Shortly afterward, Florence was returned to her mother and her second husband, Leon Willets. Howard, however, remained in state custody, living with foster parents Martin and Mary Kerr until age 21. He was not reunited with his mother until 1947 at age 32. No explanation for this matter was ever given by his mother or siblings.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Cause of death: Acute coronary occlusion, 14 Jun 1965, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan. Heart attack occured while Howard was at work at the Chevrolet Auto Plant, where he had worked for many years.


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Howard married Margret HEATH, daughter of Marquis Delos HEATH and Margret A. LAWRENCE, on 8 Jan 1934 in Mt. Morris, Genesee County, Michigan. (Margret HEATH was born on 3 May 1918 in Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, died on 9 Mar 1943 in Flint, Genesee County, Michigan and was buried on 13 Mar 1943 in Mt. Morris, Genesee County, Michigan.)


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Sources


1 1920 US Census, District 218, Taymouth, Saginaw County, Michigan. Surety: 4. Lists Howard Wilson (age 9), living as a "state charge" in the household of Martin Kerr (age 31, b. MI), wife Mary (age 24, b. Canada) and their children Glen (age 2yrs, 11mos, b. MI) and Annabelle (age 1mo, b. MI), living in Taymouth, Michigan. Also in the household is Joseph Kelly (age 38, b. England), listed as a "servant." Living next door are Martin Kerr's parents. Howard had been surrendered to the state following his parents' divorce this same year.

2 1930 US Census, District 67, Taymouth, Saginaw County, Michigan. Surety: 4. Lists Howard Wilson (age 18), living as a "boarder" in the household of Martin Kerr, wife Mary, and children Glen F., Annabelle and Jack Eddie, in Taymouth, Michigan. Martin Kerr is listed as a "farmer," and Howard is listed as a "farm laborer."

3 Certificate of Birth (Michigan Department of Health). Surety: 4. Indicates that Howard was born of Frank Wilson and Bertha Glassbrook in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.

4 Certificate of Death (Michigan Department of Health). Surety: 4. Information provided by wife [second] Irene May Myers Wilson.

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