Leonard Howard

Leonard Howard

Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 21 Feb 1884 (aged 78)
Saint Charles, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial Saint Charles, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 190248395 · View Source
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Son of Aaron Howard & Permelia Brown who were married in Royalton, VT on September 17th, 1898. Leonard was born in Sharon Township, near to Pittsford.

He married Caroline Esther Smith on January 27th, 1828 in Westfield, NY, with whom he had 14 children (five of whom died in infancy). The Howards were early settlers of St Charles & a fair amount has been written about them. Included in this entry ar photos of a bio of Leonard from the "Past & Present of Kane County" as well as one of the Howard House,

Father of Sarah Ann (George C) Bunker, Joseph T Howard, Bryant Burrell Howard, Celia Maria ((George H) Wheeler, Walter H Howard, Julia (Orris Addison) Bishop, Aaron Howard, Caroline Howard, Leonard Howard, Permelis (Theodor D) Kayner, Emma A Howard, Florence (Charles L) Blanchard plus two unnamed who died (presumably) in childbirth.


SE facing inscription:

Do not despond. Do not
There is a better land
Where bands of angels
Pure & bright
Will strive to give celestial
Look up. Look up. Do not despair.
For I will wait to greet you

Inscription for Leonard T Howard

NE facing inscription:

Children of Leonard &
Caroline Howard
Walter Hose (sic)
Born Feby. (sic) 19, 1841
Died Aug. 8, 1857
Caroline born April 1848
Died July 23, 1849
Leonard born Nov. 13, 1849
Died Nov. 21, 1849
Emma A
Born Jan. 24, 1855
Died Aug. 1855
Permelia Howard
Wife of
Theodore D. Kayner
Born Nov. 23, 1830
Died Jan. 11, 1883
Inscription for Caroline Esther Smith, wife of Leonard Howard

NW facing inscription:

Joseph T. Howard
Son of L. T. & C. S. Howard
Born in White (illegible), N.Y.
July 29, 1831
Died May 27, 1882
Son of J. T. & M. E. Howard
Born Mar. 1856
Died Aug. 1856
John B Butrick
Oct. 26, 1800
Jan. 22, 1860
His wife
Sarah Butrick
Born Feb. 12, 1798
Died Feb. 12, 1871
No inscription (presumably left for Joseph's wife)

SW facing inscription:

George C. Bunker
Born in Hudson,
Columbia Co. N.Y.
Jan 27, 1824
Died of Desease (sic)
Contracted in the
Late War Nov. 23, 1868
Sarah A Howard
His wife
Nov. 10, 1829
Jan. 7, 1904


In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees


  • Created by: Joe Frerich
  • Added: 1 Jun 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 190248395
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Howard (13 Aug 1805–21 Feb 1884), Find a Grave Memorial no. 190248395, citing North Cemetery, Saint Charles, Kane County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Joe Frerich (contributor 48804456) .