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William J. Howes
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1858
Death: Aug. 8, 1912

William J. Howes, eldest son of James Howes, was born in the Seigniory of Longueuil, 9th July, 1855. His father came to West Hawkesbury when William was about two years of age; when eighteen years old he went to Wisconsin, and remained four years. On his return, hi worked at the carpenter's trade for some time, and then engaged in cheese making, working one season for Mr. C. McQuaig, and seven years for Mr. Soloman Grout. In April, 1893, he was married to Hattie, daughter of David Steele of Vankleek Hill. Mr. Howe's farm in in the 5th Concession. In 1891 he engaged to run the 'Golden Mill" cheese factory in East Hawkesbury for Mr. S. Stevens, but two years later, a joint stock company of farmers in the vicinity bought the latter out. Since then, Mr. Howes, alby assisted by Mr. Henry Gates of Riceville, has managed the factory for the company, giving them satisfaction and upholding his reputation as a cheese maker. {From the book by Cyrus Thomas 'History of the counties Argenteuil, Quebec, Prescott, Ontario', 1896 (republished Belleville, Ontario: Mika Pub. Co., 1981) Page 557} 
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  Harriet L. Steele Howes (1877 - 1962)
  William Ray Howes (1899 - 1965)*
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Cassburn Cemetery
Prescott and Russell United Counties
Ontario, Canada
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Record added: Jan 03, 2012
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William J. Howes
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