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John B "Jack" Howard
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1866
Camden County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1956
Buffalo
Dallas County
Missouri, USA

John B "Jack" Howard was born December 31, 1866 in Camden County, Missouri the son of John and Mary Allison Howard. Jack was a Dallas County resident his entire life. On November 26, 1893 he married Letha Viola Simmons to which was born one daughter, Mary Odessie affectionately known as Dessie. Letha Viola died in 1905. Shortly after her death Jack married Emma Alzora Karr who had remained single staying at home caring for her ailing father until marrying Jack at age 38. Emma had no children and reared "Dessie" as her own with Jack. Dessie died in 1925 from influenza and Jack & Emma had missed having a child in the home. In August 1926 a nephew of Emma's (Althur R. Karr)'s wife Cora Mae McPheeters died leaving Althur to raise 4 young children on his own. Jack and Emma took in one of the children (Gladys Mae Karr) who at the time was just 5 years old. Jack & Emma raised Gladys for many years remaining close to her father & siblings.Emma passed away in 1942 and on March 31, 1943 Jack married a third time to Minerva Medcalf who was widowed with 10 children - 6 girls and 4 boys. Minerva's children loved Jack like a father. Minerva died in March 1955 and Jack a little over a year later on August 22, 1956.--Charlotte Hamilton
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Howard (1829 - 1902)
  Mary Howard (1836 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Alzora Karr Howard (1867 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Odessie Howard (1898 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Howard (1857 - 1936)*
  Louisa Lavina Howard Wisdom (1859 - 1934)*
  Sarah E. Howard (1861 - 1866)*
  Lusinda Howard Thomas (1863 - 1928)*
  John B Howard (1866 - 1956)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mission Ridge Cemetery
Urbana
Dallas County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Pamela
Record added: Jan 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83607777
John B Jack Howard
Added by: Charlotte Hamilton
 
John B Jack Howard
Added by: Charlotte Hamilton
 
John B Jack Howard
Added by: Pamela
 
 
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- Charlotte Hamilton
 Added: Jun. 12, 2012

- Pamela
 Added: Jan. 17, 2012
 
 
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