Descendants of John Calvin Howard

Compiled by Jan Bailey Hart jhart22036@aol.com 29 January 2004
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Generation No. 1

1. JOHN CALVIN1 HOWARD was born 03 Mar 1845 in Green Co., New York, USA, and died 28 Mar 1933 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa. He married (1) JULIA ETTA HATFIELD 27 Mar 1864 in Clinton Co., Iowa. She was born Abt. 1848 in New York, USA, and died Abt. 1877. He married (2) ANNA C MILLER 20 May 1879 in Clinton Co., Iowa. She was born Abt. 1854 in Pennyslvania, USA, and died Abt. 1892. He married (3) FLORA EMMA FELDMAN 14 Nov 1900, daughter of GEORGE FELDMAN and DOROTHEA ROSWAY. She was born 02 Feb 1864 in Morrison, Whiteside Co.,Illinois, USA, and died 23 Mar 1944 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.

Notes for JOHN CALVIN HOWARD:
per obituary was one of the few survivors of the Camanche (Clinton Co., Iowa) tornado of 1860.

More About JOHN CALVIN HOWARD:
Burial: 31 Mar 1933, Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census 1: 1870, Clinton Twp., Clinton Co., Iowa
Census 2: 1880, Riverside, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1880 United States Census, page 130D, FHL film 1254334 NAF T9-0334 age 35 and shows birthplace as Iowa.)
Census 3: 1900, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census 4: 05 Jun 1900, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1900 United States Census, sheet 4B, Supervisors District #2, Enumeration Districk 14, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, shows age as 55, widowed and living with 3 daughters.)
Obituary 1: 29 Mar 1933, Clinton Herald Newspaper (Source: "Obituary," John Calvin Howard a pioneer resident of the county died at 8:30 o'clock last evening in the home, 2230 Liberty avenue at the age of 88 years. The body will repose in the home until Friday after which services will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Rockwell Mortuary chapel, the Rev. C. O. Beagle officiating. John Calvin Howard was born March 25, 1845 in Green county, New York and came to Iowa at an ear ly age, his parents settling in Camanche. As a youth he worked in the sawmills of Clinton and later in the Peterson Bell box factory retiring at the age of 75 years. He hauled the stone used in the foundation of the first public school building in Clinton, the present Washington building. He was one of the few survivors of the Camanche tornado of 1870 (should read 1860). He was married March 27 1864, to Julia Etta Hatfield who became the mother of four children, three surviving, Nelson Howard, Mrs. Jessie Goddard and Mrs. Musa Runyon, all of Clinton. Mrs. Howard died in 1877. In 1879 he was married to Anna Miller who became the mother of six children, four surviving: Mrs. Elizabeth Healless, Mrs. Gertrude Meinert, Mrs. Minney Cawley and Mrs. Pearl Jeffers, all of Clinton. She died in 1892 and in 1900 he was married to Flora Feldman, who is left with their daughter, Dorothea. There are 35 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and two great grandchildren, one of the great grandchildren was born this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Goddard.)
Obituary 2: 31 Mar 1933, Clinton Herald Newspaper (Source: "Obituary," Funeral services for John Calvin Howard, pioneer resident of the country, were held this afternoon in the Rockwell Mortuary chapel, the Rev. C. O. Beagle of the First Baptist church officiating. Six grandsons, Calvin Howard, Orsen Howard, William Goddard, Ray Goddard, George Striley and Robert Healless, bore the casket to its last resting place in Rose Hill cemetery, Camache. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goodwin of Waterloo came for the funeral)
Occupation 1: Bef. 1880, Sawmills (in youth)
Occupation 2: 1880, Works in Millyard
Occupation 3: Unknown, Peterson Bell & Company (box factory)

More About JOHN HOWARD and JULIA HATFIELD:
Marriage: 27 Mar 1864, Clinton Co., Iowa

More About ANNA C MILLER:
Burial: Unknown, Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census: 1880, Riverside, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1880 United States Census, page 130D, FHL film 1254334 NAF T9-0334 age 26.)

More About JOHN HOWARD and ANNA MILLER:
Marriage: 20 May 1879, Clinton Co., Iowa

More About FLORA EMMA FELDMAN:
Burial: Unknown, Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census: 1880, Morrison, Whiteside Co., Illinois (Source: 1880 United States Census, page 187B, FHL Film 1254258 National Archives Fil T9-0258, shows age as 14 name as Emma, born in PA?? and living with parents and only two siblings.)
Obituary: 24 Mar 1944, Clinton Herald Newspaper

More About JOHN HOWARD and FLORA FELDMAN:
Marriage: 14 Nov 1900

Children of JOHN HOWARD and JULIA HATFIELD are:
2. i. NELSON A2 HOWARD, b. 20 Sep 1865, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 18 Sep 1933, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.
ii. UNK HOWARD, d. Unknown.
3. iii. JESSIE HOWARD, b. 17 Apr 1870, Iowa, USA; d. Abt. 1953.
iv. MUSA HOWARD, b. Oct 1875, Iowa, USA; d. Abt. 1937; m. STEVEN A D RUNYON; b. Abt. 1862, Illinois, USA; d. Abt. 1947.

More About MUSA HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Cordova Cemetery, Rock Island Co., Illinois
Census 1: 1880, Riverside, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1880 United States Census, page 130D, FHL film 1254334 NAF T9-0334 age 4 shown as son not daughter.)
Census 2: 05 Jun 1900, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1900 United States Census, sheet 4B, Supervisors District #2 Enumeration District #14 Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, shows age as 24, living with widowed father and two sisters.)

More About STEVEN A D RUNYON:
Burial: Unknown, Cordova Cemetery, Rock Island Co., Illinois
Census: 1880, Cordova, Rock Island Co., Illinois (Source: 1880 United States Census, shows age as 18, living with parents and siblings.)


Children of JOHN HOWARD and ANNA MILLER are:
v. UNK2 HOWARD, d. Unknown.
vi. UNK HOWARD, d. Unknown.
4. vii. ELIZABETH HOWARD, b. 21 Sep 1881, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 26 Feb 1947, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa.
5. viii. GERTRUDE HOWARD, b. 09 Apr 1883, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 02 Jul 1948, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa.
ix. MINNIE HOWARD, b. 05 Jun 1885, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 12 Sep 1956; m. EDWARD C CAWLEY; d. 02 Oct 1933.

More About MINNIE HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census: 05 Jun 1900, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1900 United States Census, sheet 4B, Supervisors District #2 Enumeration District #14, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, shows age as 15, living with widowed father and two sisters.)

More About EDWARD C CAWLEY:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa

6. x. PEARL EVA HOWARD, b. 01 May 1890, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 24 Feb 1959, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.


Child of JOHN HOWARD and FLORA FELDMAN is:
xi. DOROTHEA ELIZABETH2 HOWARD, b. 23 Apr 1905, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 27 Mar 2001, Clinton Co., Iowa.

More About DOROTHEA ELIZABETH HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa
Social Security Number:: 481-18-8172


Generation No. 2

2. NELSON A2 HOWARD (JOHN CALVIN1) was born 20 Sep 1865 in Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA, and died 18 Sep 1933 in Clinton Co., Iowa, USA. He married AMY LOUISE GODDARD 08 Dec 1890 in Clinton Co., Iowa, daughter of JOHN GODDARD and MARIAM HONEYFIELD. She was born 19 Jan 1870 in ENGLAND, and died 10 Feb 1930.

More About NELSON A HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census: 1880, Riverside, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1880 United States Census, page 130D, FHL film 1254334 NAF T9-0334 age 14.)
Obituary: 19 Sep 1933 (Source: "Obituary," Nelson A Howard, a life time resident of Clinton county, died at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon in Jane Lamb hospital, after a six week illness. The body will repose in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Augus Broders, 840 Fourteenth avenue, South, until noon Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Rockwell Funeral home. Mr. Howard was born Sept 20, 1865 in Camanche, the only son of John and Julia Howard. He married Dec 9, 1890 to Amy L Goddard who died Feb 10, 1930. To thme were born five children who are left to mourn: Mrs. Jasper Nelson, Mrs. August Broders, Calvin Howard and Orsen Howard, all of Clinton and Mrs. Roy Nelson, of Morrison, Ill., also thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchlidren. There are also his stepmother Mrs. John Howard and seven sisters, Mrs. Harry Doddard, Mrs. S.D. Runyon, Mrs George Healless, Mrs. A.E. Meinert, Mrs. Edward Cawley, Mrs. A Jeffers and Miss Dorothea Howard. His aged father died in March of this year.)
Occupation: 1880, Works in Sawmill

More About AMY LOUISE GODDARD:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa

More About NELSON HOWARD and AMY GODDARD:
Marriage: 08 Dec 1890, Clinton Co., Iowa

Children of NELSON HOWARD and AMY GODDARD are:
i. JESSIE AMY3 HOWARD, b. 15 Oct 1891; d. 16 Mar 1956; m. JASPER NELSON; b. 22 Mar 1889; d. 07 Jun 1957.
ii. LUCY GLADYS HOWARD, b. 01 Dec 1892; d. 17 Jul 1968; m. AUGUST H BRODERS, 11 Nov 1919; b. 05 Apr 1877; d. Jul 1974.

More About AUGUST BRODERS and LUCY HOWARD:
Marriage: 11 Nov 1919

iii. LAMYRA EVELINE HOWARD, b. 26 Feb 1900; d. 26 Jul 1975; m. RAY G NELSON, 18 Feb 1919; b. 15 Feb 1899; d. 18 Oct 1993.

More About RAY NELSON and LAMYRA HOWARD:
Marriage: 18 Feb 1919

iv. CALVIN HOWARD, d. Unknown.
v. ORSON ALZANZO HOWARD, b. 11 Jul 1909; d. 02 Aug 1971.


3. JESSIE2 HOWARD (JOHN CALVIN1) was born 17 Apr 1870 in Iowa, USA, and died Abt. 1953. She married HARRY JOHN GODDARD 05 Mar 1889 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, son of JOHN GODDARD and MARIAM HONEYFIELD. He was born 28 Mar 1863 in Gillingham, Dorset, ENGLAND, and died 02 Jul 1935.

More About JESSIE HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census: 1880, Riverside, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1880 United States Census, page 130D, FHL film 125334 NAF T9-0334 age 10, at school shown as son not daughter.)

Notes for HARRY JOHN GODDARD:
This family was to have had fifteen children with only one dieing at birth.
In 1886 opened a general grocery store and was postmaster until time of his death, at that time his wife took over those duties until 1910.

More About HARRY JOHN GODDARD:
Burial: Unknown, Rose Hill Cemetery, Camanche, Clinton Co., Iowa
Emigration: 1871

More About HARRY GODDARD and JESSIE HOWARD:
Marriage: 05 Mar 1889, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa

Children of JESSIE HOWARD and HARRY GODDARD are:
i. LEROY NELSON3 GODDARD, b. 07 Jan 1890, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 21 Nov 1969; m. CLARA CARRIE MANNING; b. 03 Apr 1890; d. 25 Nov 1963.
7. ii. HARRY HOWARD GODDARD, b. 29 Apr 1892, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 20 May 1961.
iii. ETTA MIRIAM GODDARD, b. 19 Jul 1893; d. Unknown.
iv. MYRTLE MAY GODDARD, b. 19 Sep 1894; d. Unknown.
v. JOHN C GODDARD, b. 12 Aug 1896; d. Unknown.
vi. EVA FRANCES GODDARD, b. 18 Jul 1898; d. Unknown.
vii. MABEL ELLEN GODDARD, b. 25 May 1900; d. Unknown.
viii. EDITH GODDARD, b. 08 Dec 1903; d. Unknown.
ix. WILLIAM HAROLD GODDARD, b. 07 Oct 1905, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. Unknown.
8. x. RAYMOND CALVIN GODDARD, b. 09 Jul 1908, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. Jul 1966.
xi. UNK MALE GODDARD, d. Unknown.
xii. GODDARD, b. Private.


4. ELIZABETH2 HOWARD (JOHN CALVIN1) was born 21 Sep 1881 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA, and died 26 Feb 1947 in Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa. She married GEORGE EDWARD HEALLESS 24 Oct 1899 in Clinton Co., Iowa. He was born 18 Feb 1880 in Hull, Yorkshire, ENGLAND, and died 19 Jun 1952 in Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.

More About GEORGE EDWARD HEALLESS:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa

More About GEORGE HEALLESS and ELIZABETH HOWARD:
Marriage: 24 Oct 1899, Clinton Co., Iowa

Children of ELIZABETH HOWARD and GEORGE HEALLESS are:
i. JOHN HOWARD3 HEALLESS, b. Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 06 Jun 1905, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.

More About JOHN HOWARD HEALLESS:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton Co., Iowa

ii. RUTH ANNA HEALLESS, b. 02 May 1902, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 17 Sep 1976, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.
iii. GERTRUDE HEALLESS, b. 19 Mar 1905, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 02 Mar 1962, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.
iv. JUANITA HEALLESS, b. 07 Nov 1906, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. Unknown, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.
v. GENEVIEVE HEALLESS, b. 27 Apr 1910, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. Unknown, Lexington, Kentucky.
vi. ROBERT HEALLESS, b. 07 Oct 1915, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA; d. 19 Mar 1995, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.
9. vii. MARIAN HEALLESS, b. Private.


5. GERTRUDE2 HOWARD (JOHN CALVIN1) was born 09 Apr 1883 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA, and died 02 Jul 1948 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa. She married ALBERT A MEINERT 21 Mar 1916 in Scott Co., Iowa, son of CLAUS MEINERT and CLARA WERNER. He was born 13 Jul 1882 in Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA, and died 26 Feb 1953 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa.

More About GERTRUDE HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa
Religion: Presybterian

Notes for ALBERT A MEINERT:
420 Alma Ave, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa in 1900

More About ALBERT A MEINERT:
Burial: 27 Feb 1953, Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa
Cause of Death: Coronary Thrombosis with occusion

More About ALBERT MEINERT and GERTRUDE HOWARD:
Marriage: 21 Mar 1916, Scott Co., Iowa

Children of GERTRUDE HOWARD and ALBERT MEINERT are:
10. i. HOWARD JAMES3 MEINERT, b. 31 Oct 1918, Clinton, Iowa, USA; d. 07 Aug 1994, Burlington, New Jersey; Adopted child.
ii. MARJORIE JANE MEINERT, b. Private; m. (1) EUGENE F BELLES, Private; b. Private; m. (2) DR. CHARLES RICHARD FLYNN, Private; b. Private.

More About EUGENE BELLES and MARJORIE MEINERT:
Private-Begin: Private

More About CHARLES FLYNN and MARJORIE MEINERT:
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6. PEARL EVA2 HOWARD (JOHN CALVIN1) was born 01 May 1890 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA, and died 24 Feb 1959 in Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA. She married ANDREW LOCKARD JEFFERS 22 May 1916 in Boone, Iowa, son of SOPHIE BARTLEBAUGH. He was born 30 Mar 1883 in Ohio, USA, and died 08 May 1938 in Boone, Iowa.

More About PEARL EVA HOWARD:
Burial: Unknown, Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa
Census: 05 Jun 1900, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa (Source: 1900 United States Census, sheet 4B, Supervisors District #2, Enumberation Districk #14, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, shows age as 11, living with widowed father and two sisters.)

More About ANDREW JEFFERS and PEARL HOWARD:
Marriage: 22 May 1916, Boone, Iowa

Children of PEARL HOWARD and ANDREW JEFFERS are:
i. EVELYN3 JEFFERS, b. Private.
ii. ANDREW JEFFERS, b. 12 Jan 1917; d. May 1984, Clinton, Clinton Co., Iowa, USA.

More About ANDREW JEFFERS:
Social Security Number:: 480-05-6676

iii. CALVIN JEFFERS, b. Private.
iv. MARY JANE JEFFERS, b. Private; m. HERMAN LAWRENCE PITTS, Private; b. 29 Dec 1920; d. 06 Mar 1975, Iowa.

More About HERMAN LAWRENCE PITTS:
Social Security Number:: 478-20-1845

More About HERMAN PITTS and MARY JEFFERS:
Private-Begin: Private