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Portia Sommerville Howser
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1880
Georgetown
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1946
District Of Columbia, USA

Examiner at the Bureau of Engraving. Her husband worked there as well. Portia was the 4th of 7 siblings. Her father Obed Waite Sommerville was a Civil War soldier. Waite Sommerville never got over his experiences during the war. He was in and out of the hospital for the rest of his life with what would have been described today as PTSD. After his death, Mary Sommerville lived with her daughter. Portia was the mainstay of her Sommerville family. She had no children of her own. While her Sommerville family are all buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown. Portia is buried with her husband's family. 
 
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 Parents:
  Obed W. Sommerville (1845 - 1911)
  Mary Elizabeth Barron Sommerville (1848 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Howser (1884 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Sommerville (1874 - 1901)*
  Annie Waite Sommerville (1875 - 1905)*
  Henry Barron Sommerville (1877 - 1936)*
  Portia Sommerville Howser (1880 - 1946)
  Laura Victoria Sommerville Kengla (1881 - 1906)*
  Robert Alexander Sommerville (1884 - 1928)*
  Florence Ruth Sommerville (1887 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: buried in Howser family plot
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Suitland
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: connie jansen
Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36809492
Portia <i>Sommerville</i> Howser
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Portia <i>Sommerville</i> Howser
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- Connie Sommerville Jansen
 Added: Jul. 30, 2013

- Connie Sommerville Jansen
 Added: Aug. 12, 2011
 
 
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