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Harry Howard

M, #4151, b. circa 1889
Last Edited: 10 Nov 2020
  • (Informant) Death: Harry Howard registered the death of William Laird Nicolson on 17 May 1943 at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, ; William L Nicholson, died Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Darby, Delaware; usual residence 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale, Delaware, Penna; SS number 176-2D-3861; sex M, colur W, widower, DoB April 2 1869; aged 74yrs, 1 month, 15 days; birthplace Scotland; occupation Iron Moulder; informant Harry Howard, 88 Chester Pike, Collingdale; burial on 5-21-43 at Mt Zion Cemetery; funeral director Charles [?] Dunny [?] 20 Mair Street Darby PA registered 5-21-43 H J Leech; medical certificate date May 17 1943 7:00 pm; Hemorrhage following gunshot wound of head, suicidal; date May 17th 1943; signed Chas Dunny deputy coroner, Darby PA signed 5-18-43.1
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Margaret L Nicholson died on 27 February 1958 at Women's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States, ; UR 613 Clifton Ave, Collingdale. Delaware, Pennsylvania.2

Census & Directory Entries

Principal10 April 1930Harry Howard and Margaret L Nicholson appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at 465 Nutts Avenue, Borough & 6th Precinct Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, , image held; Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, Fifthteenth Census of the United States: 1930 - Population Schedule; State Pennsylvania, County Chester, township or other division of county E 6th Precinct, name of incorporated place Borough of Phoenixville, enumeration district 15-66, supervisor's district no 27th, sheet 4B, enumerated by me on April 10th 1930 Roy Weir enumerator 2051; Howard, Harry, head, rented property, $30 per month, no radio set, does not live on a farm, male, white, 41, married at 31, able to read and write, born Maryland, father born England, mother born England, mother tongue English, able to speak English, Engineer, rubber works, worker, at work yesterday, Veteran of US Military or Naval Services - yes, what war - WW; Howard, Margaret L, wife H, female, white, 29, married at 19, able to read and write, born New Jersey, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English.
Head of Household19 April 1940Harry Howard and Margaret L Nicholson appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 at 181 Pine Street, Collingdale, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, , Harry     Howan     Head     Married     Male     52     1888     Maryland
Margaret     Howard     Wife     Married     Female     39     1901     New Jersey
William     Nicholson     Father     Widowed     Male     71     1869     Scotland
Anna     Howard     Daughter     Single     Female     18     1922     Pennsylvania
Margaret     Howard     Daughter     Single     Female     14     1926     Pennsylvania
Donald     Howard     Son     Single     Male     9     1931     Pennsylvania
Barbara     Howard     Daughter     Single     Female     6     1934     Pennsylvania
Marilyn     Howard     Daughter     Single     Female     2     1938     Pennsylvania.3


  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Newspapers.com via Ancestry.
  2. [S40] From CK [Nov 2020].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    US Census 1940 [Nov 2020].