Posted By:Judy Byars
Subject:Re: John S. Howard - William Howard
Post Date:March 25, 2011 at 12:16:59
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Forum:Sullivan County, IN Genealogy Forum
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Found the following census records.

19 Sep 1850
No Pg.#, Ln.# 40
Lawrence County, Indiana

Howard, John, age 42, Carpenter, b. Tennessee
Howard, Jane, age 29, Kentucky
Howard, William, age 18, Ohio
Howard, Mary, age 14, Illinois
Howard,, Louisa, age 6, Illinois
Howard, Sarah Ann, age 9/12, Illinois
Gardner, Joseph, age 24, b. Kentucky
Conitt, Henry, age 21, Carpenter, b. Vermont
Conitt, Edward, age 2, born Illinois

Son William Howard age 18 was born approximately 1832, and wife Jane approx. 1821, she would only been 11 when William was born so John S. had to have had a prior marriage.

5 June 1860
Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana
Pg. 6, Ln.30

Howard, John S., age 53, Clerk, born Tennessee
Jane, wife, age 37, born Kentucky
Louisa, age 15, born Illinois
Edward, age 13, born Illinois
Sarah, age 11, born Illinois
Elizabeth, age 9, born Illinois
Effie, age 4, born Indiana
Emma, age 2, born Indiana

21 July 1870
Sullivan, Haddon Township, Indiana
Pg. 49, Ln. 28

Howard, John S. and wife Jane
by this census daughter Louisa is gone
and two more children added.
Palmer Howard born 1861, Indiana
and Flora Howard born 1866, Indiana.

2 June 1880
Sullivan, Haddon Township, Indiana
Ed.# 328, Sh.# 3, Ln.# 33

John S. Howard age 73, Justice of the Peace
Jane A. Howard age 55
Palmer, age 18
Flora, age 12
C. Bertrand Howard, grandson, age 4, born Illinois

Found following marriages for John S. Howard
Jane Ann Caruthers, 5 July 1827, Knox County, Indiana
Sarah A. Norton, 8 Sep 1829, Lawrence County, Indiana
Lucy Ann Gardner, 3 Oct 1838, Lawrence County, Indiana
Cannot locate a marriage for John that would fit with the wife named Jane on the 1860 census.

This isn't any of my family just attempt to help others when possible. If you have questions please feel free to contact me.