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 Eliza <I>Hammond</I> Howard

Eliza Hammond Howard

North Carolina, USA
Death 1 Oct 1908 (aged 62)
Southside, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Burial Southside, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Plot old section - on the hill
Memorial ID 74239077 · View Source
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Eliza Howard, 5/8/1846-10/1/1908, wife of Charles Newton Howard.

Eliza was a daughter of Lucy Spears Hammond and George S. Hammond. Eliza's brothers and sisters: William Marion Hammond, Ellen Hammond Thrift, Francis F. or George F. Hammond (name varies by census 1860 & 1870), and Nancy E. Hammond Kilgore. The Hammond, Thrift, Howard and Kilgore graves are in the same area of Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

1870 Census: Almond, Randolph Co., AL
George S Hammonds - 54, born NC
Lucy Hammonds - 39, b: NC
William Hammonds - 23, b: NC
Ellen Hammonds - 18, b: NC
Eliza Hammonds - 14, b: NC >>>>>Eliza
Francis F Hammonds - 8, b: GA
Nancy E Hammonds - 4, b: AL
(copied/pasted from record...note spelling of surname)

Eliza Howard was the mother of three children: William H. Howard (m: Mary Jane "Jennie" Sikes), Wynona "Nona" Howard (m: Joseph Chesley Sikes, brother of Jennie) and Ella Pearl Howard (m: Ben Hill Bryant.)

An obituary in The Gadsden Daily Times-News: "Mrs. C.N. Howard of Smokeneck died of cancer of the stomach."
[Notation: The area of Southside was once referred to as Smokeneck]

(Above research compiled by ngl, author of Pilgrims Rest Cemetery book)

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  • Maintained by: Ed Whitehead
  • Originally Created by: NGL
  • Added: 31 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74239077
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eliza Hammond Howard (8 May 1846–1 Oct 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74239077, citing Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside, Etowah County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Ed Whitehead (contributor 47245928) .