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Myrtle W "Mertie" Buffington Howard
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Birth: Jul., 1870
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1952
Greeley
Weld County
Colorado, USA

Myrtle W. Buffington, daughter of Titus Buffington and Hannah Branch Buffington, and the granddaughter of Rev. Sam'l S. Branch, married Samuel W. Howard about 1889. Her nickname as a child was "Nannie," and later, "Mertie".

Samuel and Myrtle Howard were parents of at least three children:
Hannah W. Howard
Lowell W. Howard
Dorothy W. Howard.

They lived in Denver Colorado where Samuel was a machinist and worked in a foundry in 1920. By 1930, Myrtle, now a widow, and her daughter Dorothy were living in Greeley where they ran a boarding house at 1322 Eighth Ave. In 1940 they were at 1612 Seventh. Samuel's burial place is not yet known.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Titus Buffington (1821 - 1911)
  Hannah Branch Buffington (1831 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  Lowell W Howard (1900 - 1986)*
  Dorothy W. Howard Harmer (1903 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francis J. Buffington (1846 - 1880)**
  Martha Elizabeth Buffington Fletcher (1853 - 1924)**
  Lura Jane (Hammond) Brown (1857 - 1916)**
  Harriet Maria Buffington Branch (1860 - 1943)**
  Mary Aleathea Buffington Massey (1864 - 1929)**
  Myrtle W Buffington Howard (1870 - 1952)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Linn Grove Cemetery
Greeley
Weld County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Blk Q, lot 47, spc 4
 
Maintained by: carolyn leonard
Originally Created by: ProgBase
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65224400
Myrtle W Mertie <i>Buffington</i> Howard
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Myrtle W Mertie <i>Buffington</i> Howard
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Myrtle W Mertie <i>Buffington</i> Howard
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- Cindy (Seifert) Cooper Abelson
 Added: Jun. 10, 2014
SO Happy to find you cousin! RIP.
- carolyn leonard
 Added: Feb. 20, 2013
 
 
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