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Alexander Portman "A.P." Howard
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1847
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1936
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA



Aged Hawley Resident Dies

A.P. Howard ,88, Father of Local Woman ,to Be Buried Today

A.P. Howard, 88, former resident of Hawley, succumbed here today at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Hiram Guy, at 12:15 o'clock Saturday morning. He had been ill June 4.

Born in Cumberland County,Tennessee, December 20 ,1847. Mr. Howard came to Texas in 1897, settling in Montague County. In 1924 he and his wife moved to Hawley. Near the first of this year, Mr. Howard came to Abilene to live with his daughter.

Mr. Howard had been a member of the Methodist Church for 55 years and held membership in the Hawley church at the time of his death.

Funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Hawley Methodist Church. The Rev. Arthur Kendall, pastor and Rev. J.E. Stephens of Oak Street Methodist Church , Abilene, will officiate. Burial will be made in Hawley cemetery by the grave of Mrs. Howard, who died in 1931. Laughter Funeral home will be in charge.

Surviving Mr. Howard are six sons; G.G. of Aspermont, J.S. of Choctaw, Okla., G.C. of Bonita,Tx., Q.S., Lubbock, P.P., Big Spring, and A.A., Olton and five daughters; Mrs. E.S. Howard, Bonita,TX., Mrs. Mary A. Miller, Verden,Okla., Mrs. Ivan S. Harris, Ellensburg, Wash., Mrs. Carl Foster, Snyder, and Mrs. Guy, Abilene.

Pall bearers for Sunday's rites will be O.C. Gilbreath, G.E. Conner, Roy Lambert, Arthur Clyburn, W.W. Woods and Berlin Burrow.

Beside his wife he was preceded in death by a son, James Calvin 1911 and a daughter, Zora Anvilean 1917.

(obit added by Brenda Howard 6 Nov 2013) 
 
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 Parents:
  Pleasant Howard (1818 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Ann Matilda Craft Howard (1861 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Sebastin Howard (1878 - 1956)*
  Granville Grundy Howard (1880 - 1966)*
  Quinton Sylvester Howard (1882 - 1958)*
  Grover Cleveland Howard (1884 - 1942)*
  Sarah Abigayle Howard Howard (1886 - 1949)*
  Mary Alyce Howard Miller (1889 - 1980)*
  James Calvin Howard (1889 - 1911)*
  Hattie Pamelia Howard Harris (1891 - 1982)*
  Perry Alexander Portman Howard (1893 - 1966)*
  Anderson Arcemus Howard (1895 - 1957)*
  Menda Elberta Howard Foster (1898 - 1954)*
  Virginia Stella Howard Guy (1901 - 1962)*
  Zora Anvilean Howard (1903 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  George W Howard (1844 - 1899)*
  Alexander Portman Howard (1847 - 1936)
  Sarah Jane Howard Crowder (1848 - 1927)*
  Joshua Calvin Howard (1850 - 1938)*
  John Henry Howard (1851 - 1931)*
  Jonah Frost Howard (1855 - 1935)*
  James Anderson Howard (1858 - 1917)*
  Buchanon H Howard (1859 - 1945)*
  Amanda Howard Richardson (1862 - 1917)*
  Martha Tennessee Howard Price (1864 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hawley Cemetery
Hawley
Jones County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Brenda Howard
Record added: Aug 22, 2010
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Alexander Portman A.P. Howard
Added by: Brenda Howard
 
Alexander Portman A.P. Howard
Added by: Brenda Howard
 
Alexander Portman A.P. Howard
Added by: Brenda Howard
 
 
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- Brenda Howard
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013

- Elaine
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012
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- Brenda Howard
 Added: Mar. 3, 2012
 
 
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