Descendants of Edward Howe

157. Orville9 Howe ( Lucius8, Solomon7, Jeremiah6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Jeremiah3, Jeremiah2, Edward1) was born August 28, 1837 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and died March 10, 1913 in Akron , Ohio. He married Julany Holcomb March 20, 1859 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, daughter of Corydon Holcomb and Asenath Bryan.

The life of Orville Howe met death when he was crushed between two trolly cars. The cars were the Akron, Kent and Ravenna No.23 and the Cuyahoga Falls car No.306. He was about to board the 10:30 Akron, Kent and Ravenna Car on his way home when a lady was about to get off, he courteously stepping back to allow her to pass and before he could step aboard was caught in" the devil's strip" by the Falls car and was badly crushed in the small space between the cars on parallel tracks.

There appears to be some question of when Orville was actually born. The Falls Recorder (Record) newspaper article account of his death written March 14, 1910 places his age as 75 years ,10 months and 10 days old. This would make his birth date in 1835 and not 1837. However, information taken from the 1900 census shows his birth as August 1837. He was 62 years of age at that time. Family birth records also show his birth as August 28, 1837. Coincident to the time of his death was the birth of Charles O. Howe who was born Monday March 10, 1913 the son of Minnie and Minor Howe. The family had a house servant living with them by the name of Gertude Fellenbaum who was born October 1879 in Ohio. This information is from the 1900 census as well.

In a further investigation surrounding the identity of Ellen J. Callahan, daughter of Lucius Howe,it was learned that Orville owned grave sites 1-6 lot 576 in Oakwood Cemetery. There is one open grave site yet to be used in lot 576.

Julany Holcomb died at the family home on a Sunday afternoon ,she was 64 years, 8 months and 17 days of age. She moved to the Cuyahoga Falls at one years of age and lived here ever since. Funeral services were held at the home on a Wednesday and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery. Rev. W. J. Wilson of the Methodist Episcopal Church officiated.

Children of Orville Howe and Julany Holcomb are:

    164 i. Nellie M.10 Howe, born July 31, 1860; died Unknown. She married Roscol R. McCord April 02, 1909.

    165 ii. Lucius Heman10 Howe, born July 25, 1862; died Unknown. He married Cora Smith October 06, 1888. Lucius had 6 sons when he moved to the state of Washington. Celebrated 50 years of marriage in Cuyahoga Falls , Ohio in 1938.

    166 iii. Mary Howe, born February 19, 1864; died Unknown. She married John Millward November 25, 1883.

    167 iv. Ida M. Howe, born May 19, 1867; died Unknown. She married Scott Edgar May 18, 1889.

    168 v. Charles Howe, born March 09, 1869; died Unknown. He married Rose Robinson June 10, 1891. Charles had a farm in Richfield, Ohio.

    + 169 vi. Jennie Howe, born February 26, 1871; died Unknown.

    170 vii. Mattie J. Howe, born June 13, 1874; died Unknown. She married John H. Burrel September 22, 1897. The June 1880 census list Mattie as Martha Howe. Mattie may simply have been a nick name. However, it seems that she kept the name Mattie through out her life.

    171 viii. Orville Howe, Jr., born March 14, 1876 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; died Abt. July 1876 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. It is not truly know if Orville Howe (Jr.) was the son of Orville Howe. His name appears on the family birth records . His addition to the family tree was made possible by burial records from Oakwood Cemetery in Cuyahoga Falls. The burial date was July 18, 1876. This would make him about 4 months of age. Discovered that Orville died from convulsions.

    + 172 ix. Minor H.10 Howe, born April 03, 1878 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; died April 19, 1940 in Akron , Ohio.

    173 x. June Howe, born Unknown; died Unknown. It is not truly known if June Howe was a daughter of Orville. Her name is mentioned in the Falls Reporter newspaper article of Orville Howe's death as Mrs. June Edgar one of those who mourned the loss of Orville. The connection between Orville and June comes from the fact that Ida Howe is also mentioned in the article as Mrs. Ida Edgar. Ida married Scott Edgar May 18, 1889. After having identified all 9 children of Orville and Julany the prospects that June Howe is one of their children is not good. Further investigation is required to confirm the connection.

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