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David Howells
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Birth: 1872
Parsons
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun., 1923
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

David Howells was born in Parsons, PA son of Lewis Howells and Mary Ann (Jones) Howells. He served in the Spanish American War Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and attained the rank of corporal though private is listed on his gravestone. He was a foreman for the Lehigh coal company in Wilkes-Barre and was elected to and served a term of office on the Wilkes-Barre City Council. His first wife was Ruth Howells with children Anna Howells Howe and David Howells, Jr. who are both buried at the same location. His second wife was Gertrude Fehlinger with children Margaret Howells Hines (1915-2002) and son William Howells who died as an infant in 1916 and is buried at the same location. Mr. Howells resided at 52 W. Linden Street in Wilkes-Barre. He died in June 1923 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital following an operation due to a pancreatitis attack suffered at home. 
 
Inscription:
David Howells' government issue Spanish-American war veteran marker was replaced in 2003 due to weathering and wear of the original marker. It is adjacent to the large "Howells" gravestone.
 
Note: Spanish-American War Veteran; Wilkes-Barre Councilman
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: David Hines
Record added: Feb 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66046459
David Howells
Added by: Joan Cavanaugh
 
David Howells
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Added by: Robert M & Claire V (Wilkinson) Mcgee
 
 
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