Henry Howard

Henry Howard

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 Apr 1906 (aged 87)
Ohio, USA
Burial Morrow County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 66656756 · View Source
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Chester Twp. -
HENRY HOWARD, farmer; P. O. Sparta; is a son of Joseph; born in Pennsylvania; came to Ohio at an early day; his mother, Mary Bowers, died in 1857, having blessed her husband with 16 children, 11 of whom were raised - Martha, James, Elias, Susan, Jessie, Jerrie, Joseph, John, Henry, William and Calvin.

Henry was born August 20, 1818, and was married June 10, 1841, to Ann, daughter of John D. and Lena (Davis) Thomas; she is a sister of Mrs. Jane Meredith, whose sketch appears elsewhere; her birth occurred in 1819; she and her husband settled at marriage on the farm now owned by J. C. Sweatland, and endured the hardships of the pioneers; in 1849 they bought the present farm of 50 acres, then mostly in the green woods; it is now one of the finest improved farms in the county.

They have five children - Louisa; married Thomas Rundall, now in Kansas. Lena, teacher, now in her 31st term. John M., married June 30, 1875, to Sadie, a daughter of Rev. B. J. Powell; she is proficient in music, and teaches; she took instruction six years in Granville. Libbie married Ansel Main, of Delaware Co.; Ella, John M. had two children. Lena B. and Harry B., who died May 11, 1879.

The family are members of the Baptist Church, in which they have taken a deep interest. Louisa and Libbie have also taught school with excellent success, as have the others. Henry is breeding fine Abdallah horses; he has one of the finest horses in the county.

Source: History of Morrow County and Ohio - Publ. Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1880


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  • Maintained by: J Vogel
  • Originally Created by: D. Curtis
  • Added: 8 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66656756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Howard (20 Aug 1818–21 Apr 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66656756, citing Chester Baptist Cemetery, Morrow County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by J Vogel (contributor 46975003) .