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Josephine 'Josie'  Strickland 

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Wylie J. Strickland
1820 - 2/21/1863

Permelia Elizabeth Segars
3/12/1838 - 1905
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Josephine 'Josie' Strickland
1860 - 1882
Josephine 'Josie' Strickland was born about 1860 in Newton, Dale County, Alabama and died about 1882 in Dale County, Alabama. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 22 years old.

She was called "Josie".
Josephine married William Jasper Howard around 1877, they had one son, Henry Thomas Howard. (Josephine named Henry after her brother)

In the 1880 census she states her father was born in Alabama and her mother was born in Georgia.
Past down in the family is the Knight name, that appears as her name on her son, Henry's death certificate, But 1942 her son, stated her name is Josephine Strickland on his SSN application.
We are unsure of the date of her death or were she is buried.
Census9/4/1860 Newton AL (Dale County) about 8 months old 
Household 1267 - Wylie J. Strickland (36), Elizabeth (21), Josephine (1). Wylie and Elizabeth were born inGA, Josephine in AL. Wylie is a farmer.  
Census8/9/1870 Beat 6 AL (Dale County) 10 yrs old 
Household- 38/39- R. E. Bass (29), Elizabeth (30), E. N. (3), C. N. ( 1), Josephine (11),Henry (8). All born in AL.  
Census6/15/1880 Brannon's, Beat 6 AL (Dale County) 20 yrs old 
page 24, #248- William J. Howard (age 24), Josephine (age 19, wife) and Henry (age 2, son). William is a farmer born in Alabama and states that both parents were born in AL (looks like Arkansas?). Josephine was also born in AL (her father in AL and her mother in GA) and she states that she cannot read. Listed as family #248 on the Newton, Brannon's and Sylvan Grove, District 63 census: 
Other4/1/1942 AL (Henry County) 60 yrs after death 
Social Security Application - Name: Henry Thomas Howard
Gender: Male
Race: White Birth Date: July 19, 1878
Birth Place: Dothan, Henry, Alabama
Father: William J. Howard
Mother: Josephine Strickland
date of application: April 1942 
Death Certificate10/7/1965 Panama City FL (Bay County) 83 yrs after death 
Henry Thomas Howard born 7/19/1878, place of birth Alabama. Address 2715 East Ave, Panama City, FL. Date of death 10/7/1965 at 12:25 pm. Cause of Death: Hit by a car/ pulmonary embolus, length of illness 2 1/2 weeks prior to death. Occupation: retail Carpenter, public work. Parents names William Jasper Howard & Josie Knight Howard.  

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5 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
9 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
17 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
19 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
1 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
2 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
22 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
2 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
3 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
5 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
8 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
15 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
16 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded

William 'Buck' Howard
Born on April 12, 1856 and died on January 15, 1950.
They were married 1/1/1877.

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The Children of Josephine 'Josie' Strickland

32 years old
Henry Thomas Howard
Born in Dothan, Henry County, Alabama on July 19, 1878 and died in Hiland Park, Bay County, Florida on October 7, 1965. He was 87 years old.

He had brown eyes and black hair. He was a Carpenter, he worked at the Turpentine Still and as a boat builder. He moved to Hiland Park, FL in 1925 from Geneva Co. AL. Cause of Death: Hit by a car/ ...
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