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John Mercer Howell
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1832
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1886
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

1880 Census enumerated John M. Howell age 48 bp Ohio
(both parents b. VA) as residing in Marion Twp, Jasper county, Missouri. He was farming and also with him in the home was his wife Lamira age 44 bp Ohio.

dau Gertrude age 20 bp MO; school teacher
son Franze age 18 bp KS; farm labor
son Isaac age 14 bp Ohio farm labor
son William age 13 bp Ohio farm labor
dau Essie C. age 10 bp Ohio at school
son Clifton age 6 bp Ohio at school

Mrs. Heckathorn mentioned in the obit was Elazine Heckathorn, wife of Simeon Heckathorn
Both families residing side by side in Marion Twp, Jasper county, Missouri

The article at right was published in the May 6, 1886 edition of the Carthage Weekly Banner newspaper.

Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri was the county seat for Jasper county and the papers printed there circulated and read by residents all over the county, so all the news of the day that happened each week was sent to the Carthage Banner or the Carthage Press newspapers.

bio courtesy of I Remember When

Family links: 
  Lamira Eliott Dobbins Howell (1836 - 1902)*
  Emily Gertrude Howell Hendrick (1860 - 1915)*
  Frank Siegel Howell (1862 - 1943)*
  William Judson Howell (1866 - 1936)*
  Essie C. Howell Luman (1870 - 1926)*
  Clifton R Howell (1873 - 1937)*
  John Carlton Howell (1877 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Cyndi Hartman
Originally Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Jan 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84079926
John Mercer Howell
Added by: Cyndi Hartman
John Mercer Howell
Added by: NJBrewer
John Mercer Howell
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