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Husband: John J. HOWELLS Married name: James (John)
Born: 14 Feb 1831 in WLS 1 Died: 28 Apr 1909 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH 2 (see note 1) Buried: 30 Apr 1909 in Union Cem. Girard, Trumbull Co. OH 1,3 Resided: in Girard, Trumbull Co. OH Occupation: Coal Miner (1870, 80) Occupation: Laborer (1900) Occupation: Mill Worker, ret'd. (1909) Immigrated: Jun 1852 from WLS 4 (see note 2) Father: Mother: Other spouse 2
Wife: Mary Jane EDWARDS Also known as: Jane Married: 15 Dec 1860 in Girard, Trumbull Co. OH 5 (see note 3)
Born: 13 Feb 1831 in WALES Died: 16 Apr 1871 in Weathersfield, Trumbull Co. OH Buried: in Union Cem. Girard, Trumbull Co. OH (see note 4) Father: Mother:
M Child 1: John HOWELLS Born: 22 Sep 1862 in Weathersfield, Trumbull Co. OH (see note 5) Died: 1 Jun 1907 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH (see note 6) Buried: 3 Jun 1907 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, OH 6 (see note 7) Occupation: Mill-Wright (1900) Wife: Mary MORGAN b. 13 Oct 1861 d. Feb 1951 Married: Abt 1884
M Child 2: Morris HOWELLS Born: 16 Dec 1863 in Weathersfield, Trumbull Co. OH 1 (see note 8) Died: 3 Jul 1913 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH 7 Buried: 6 Jul 1913 in Girard, Trumbull Co. OH 1 (see note 9) Occupation: Heater Helper (1900) Occupation: Laborer at Rubber Works (1910) Wife: Hannah RICHARDS b. 2 May 1867 d. 1 Oct 1962 Census name: Anna Married: 6 Jul 1886 in Weathersfield, Trumbull Co. OH 8 (see note 10)
M Child 3: Griffith HOWELLS Born: 17 Jan 1866 in Girard, Trumbull Co. OH Died: 8 Dec 1932 in Highland Park; Wayne Co. MI (see note 11) Occupation: Stationary Engineer at a Coal Mine (1900) Occupation: (Coal) Mine Boss (1910) Occupation: Coal Operator (1920) Wife: Mary Ann REYNOLDS b. Apr 1864 d. 25 Aug 1920 Married: Abt 1888 in Prob. OH
F Child 4: Jane (Jennie) HOWELLS Nickname: Jennie Born: 9 Sep 1867 in Petersburg, Columbiana Co. OH 1 Died: 30 Apr 1951 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH 9 Buried: 2 May 1951 in Lake Park Cem.,Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH 1,3 Husband: Thomas JOSHUA b. 17 Jul 1863 d. 1 Jul 1952 Married: 14 Nov 1888 in Mahoning Co. OH (see note 12)
M Child 5: Thomas HOWELLS Born: Mar 1870 in Petersburg, Columbiana Co. OH (see note 13) Died: Bef 1930 in Prob. Los Angeles Co. CA (see note 14) Buried: in Union Cemetery, Girard, Trumbull Co. OH (see note 15) Military: 1898-1902 Philippine Insurrection (see note 16) Occupation: Gas Fitter (1910) Occupation: Steelmill Policeman (1920) Wife: Anne H. GOEDECKE b. 1 Dec 1891 d. 3 Jun 1968 Other name: Gödecke (see note 17) Married: Bef 4 Feb 1921 in Prob. Los Angles Co. CA (see note 18)
Sources: (1) Ohio Certificate of Death, Division of Vital Statistics. (2) Ohio Certificate of Death, Division of Vital Statistics, Cert. No. 20948 of 28 Apr 1909 for John J. Howells. Informant: Fred B. King, undertaker. (3) Ball, Margaret E., et. al., Cemetery Transcriptions - Visited and Contributed Research. (4) Ulam, Norman & Mary Lou, Naturalizations in Trumbull County, Ohio 1800 - 1870, Pub. unknown (1983?) (5) Trumbull Co. Chapter, OGS, 100 Years of Trumbull County Ohio Marriages 1800-1900 (Howland Printing; Cortland, OH (1998)). Reference: L 1858-66 p201 (6/45), 307. (6) Mahoning Co. Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, Oak Hill Cemetery; Youngstown, Ohio Burial Records, Closson Press; Apollo, PA (1995) (7) Ohio Certificate of Death, Division of Vital Statistics, Cert. No. 41519 of 3 Jul 1913 for Morris Howells. Names parents. Inf: Mrs. Morris Howells. (8) Trumbull Co. Chapter, OGS, 100 Years of Trumbull County Ohio Marriages 1800-1900 (Howland Printing; Cortland, OH (1998)). Reference: L 1881-86 p 499 (9/24), 307. (9) Ohio Certificate of Death, Division of Vital Statistics, Cert. No. 25707 of 30 Apr 1951 for Jennie Joshua. Inf. Raymond Joshua. Event Notes Note (1) Obituary; Youngstown Vindicator; 28 Apr 1909; pg. 4. Note (2) His obituary indicates he arrived when he was age 21, or 1852. The Ulam reference gives June 1852 as an arrival date. Note (3) Listed as Mary Jane Edwards of Weathersfield. Note (4) Original burial at Welsh Hill Cemetery. Later moved to Girard by daughter Jennie Joshua. Note (5) Date and place per Obituary. Burial marker also gives 1862 while cemetery records show 1861. Note (6) Death record states that he was b. 1861 in England. Note (7) Lot 1041 Note (8) Obituary gives both date and place. Note (9) No marker. Note (10) Hannah Richards of Liberty. Note (11) Death Record; Wayne Co. MI Note (12) Vol. 6; Pg. 209. Note (13) Military enlistment papers list Petersburg, Ohio as his place of birth. Note (14) No record of Thomas' death has been located, but Ann in 1930 reported she was a widow. Note (15) Marker with no dates. He may not have actually been buried here. Note (16) Pvt. Thomas Howells, Co. "G" 12th Infantry, stationed in the Phillipines for the 1900 census. Initial enlistment on 5 Nov 1898 for one year. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1899. Final discharge recieved 2 Jan 1902 aboard the USS Warren. Final rank of Private. Birthplace listed as Petersburg, Ohio Note (17) As listed on the passenger list of 15 Aug 1912. Note (18) Anne's Petition for Citizenship was declined 4 Feb 1921 on the grounds she had married an American citizen. _______________ The Howells and Frost Families - and Relations Compiled by Margaret Ellen (Howells) Ball, 1949-2008 Revised by James D. Ball Name Index