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Robert D Howe
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1799
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1870
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

Rev. Robert D. Howe died in Orleans, Ionia Co. MI 11-29-1870, aged 71 years. Brother Howe was born in Westmoreland, Chesier Co. New Hampshire 10-13-1799 to Edward Howe & Levina Leach. When 6 years of age he came to western New York. He was converted at the age of 29 at Scio, Orleans Co. NY. and united with the M.E. Church. His early Christian life was under the training of Rev. John H. Wallace and other devoted men in the Genesee Conference. September 10-1829, he was joined in wedlock with Mary Moorman. Soon after his conversion he received license to exhort and began the work of calling sinners to repentance. He was a Whig, and the Bible was his guide. In 1833 he came to Washtenaw County, MI. There and in the counties of Wayne and Monroe, he labored quite extensively as a local preacher. He united with the Wesleyans in Michigan in 1842 before the Utica Convention and labored some 4 years under appointment from the conference mostly on what was then Commerce circuit. In the spring of 1846 he moved to Orleans, Ionia County and settled on a new farm. Their children: Martha Ann 8-29-1838, Edward William 5-10-1844, Robert(Scott) 12-23-1848, George E. 8-28-1853, Loring J.(Lone) 11-14-1855, Walter Loren 12-1879, Harold B. 1897, Erman Howe. 
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  Mary Moorman Howe (1811 - 1902)
  Loren J. Howe (1854 - 1923)*
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Orleans Township Cemetery
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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 Added: Mar. 15, 2015

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