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Henry B. Howard    

Howard, Henry B., North Warren P. O., Conewango, is a farmer, and was born in County Queens, Ireland, in 1809. He was a son of William and Ellen (Brearton) Howard. He was reared in Ireland, and in 1837 he immigrated to the United States, and located in Troy, N.Y., where he resided for seventeen years. He settled in Conewango in 1853, on the farm which he now owns and occupies, and which he had purchased in 1844, and has cleared and improved it himself; with the exception of two acres. He was married 1833 to Mary A. McLaughlin, a daughter of James and Eliza (Thompson) McLaughlin, of County Queens, Ireland. They have had a family of seven children born to them— Margaret, James, Henry, William J., Eliza, John R., and Thomas. Of these children Henry and John were in the late War of the Rebellion. Henry served three years in Company H, Tenth Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was honorably discharged, after which he re- enlisted in Company G, Two Hundred and Eleventh Pennsylvania Volunteers as first lieutenant, September 3; 1864, and served to the close of the war. He was married on December 13, 1866, to Helen E. Waters, of Warren, Pa. John enlisted in Company G, Two Hundred and Eleventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, September 3, 1864, and was honorably discharged June 2, 1865. He died October 31, 1885, from disease contracted while in the service William was married in December, 1864, to Louisa Hartsen, of Indiana.

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