Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Howards in:
 • Pine Hill Cemetery
 • Corbin
 • Knox County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Zachariah Robert Howard
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 24, 1865
Clay County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1954
Corbin
Whitley County
Kentucky, USA

Zachariah Robert Howard (known as "Zach" and also "Z.R."), the son of Israel and Sarah (Morgan) Howard (1866-1946), was born in Clay County, KY. He married Mary Elizabeth Asher on March 15, 1888 {LDS records} and they had 10 children - Charlie W. Howard (1890-1933), Thomas J. Howard (1892-1962), Joe D. Howard (1894-1963), George Matt Howard (1896-1927), Israel J. Howard (1898-1975), Nora Mae Howard Adams (1900-198?), Sudie Jane Howard Martin Kennedy (1902-1991), U.S. Howard (1905-1908), Z.R. "Judge" Howard, Jr. (1908-1990), and Esther "Sis" Howard Parkey (1912-1984).

Z.R. Howard was a farmer, county judge, hotel owner, and grocery store owner. After selling his farm in Clay County, KY, in the early 1900s, he moved to Corbin, KY, where he owned and operated the Howard Hotel, which included a pool parlor and candy store. It was also in Laurel County that he served as county judge at some point (probably around 1907-08).

In 1919, G.M. Smith began contruction of hotel on an adjoining lot to the Howard Hotel. The exacavation of this property resulted in the collapse of the Howard Hotel. No one was killed, but the building was a total loss and records indicate that Z.R. Howard never collected the settlment won in his lawsuit against Smith.

In the following years, Z.R. Howard, later with his son Israel, ran a small grocery store on their farm property on highway outside of Corbin, KY. He lived that farm until his death in 1954.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Israel Howard (1847 - 1934)
  Sarah Morgan Howard (1837 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Asher Howard (1866 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  charles W Howard (1891 - 1933)*
  Sudie Jane Howard Kennedy (1902 - 1991)*
  Zachariah robert Howard (1907 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Zachariah Robert Howard (1865 - 1954)
  Jesse B. Howard (1867 - 1951)*
  Eli Crittington Howard (1871 - 1946)*
  James Ballinger Howard (1874 - 1961)*
  George Henry Howard (1901 - 1990)**
  Elizabeth Temperance Howard Barcroft (1903 - 1984)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pine Hill Cemetery
Corbin
Knox County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Robert Martin
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Feb 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48908904
Zachariah Robert Howard
Added by: mike shelton
 
Zachariah Robert Howard
Added by: Robert Martin
 
Zachariah Robert Howard
Added by: Robert Martin
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

May GOD Bless you as you have blessed all of us!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014
Rest in peace - 3rd cousin 3x removed.
- Denny Roach
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013

- John P. Birosak
 Added: Jul. 3, 2013
There are 4 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service