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Oliver Howe
Male 1853 - 1925

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  • Birth  24 Jul 1853  Tempo, County Fermanagh, Ulster, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1880 
    from N. Ireland to Canada 
    Witness at Wedding  22 Feb 1883  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County South, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Oliver Howe was a witness at his brother Robert's wedding 
    Residence  1889  Port Rowan (Walsingham Township), Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cemetery  1925  Southwold Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    McArthur Cemetery 
    Died  19 Mar 1925  Lawrence Station (Southwold Township), Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Aft 19 Mar 1925  Southwold Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6  myTree
    Last Modified  27 Feb 2007 
     
    Father  Oliver Howe,   b. Abt 1809,   d. 26 Nov 1891, Claranagh, Fermanagh, Ulster, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jane Thompson,   b. Abt 1819,   d. Abt 15 Apr 1897, Claranagh, Fermanagh, Ulster, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Histories Letters from the Attic (1879-1898)
    Status: Located. An index of letters from the family in Ireland and Canada to the Howe/Hayden family of New York (1879 - 1898).
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Mary Ann Hunter,   b. 2 Apr 1860, Cayuga, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1936, Lawrence Station (Southwold Township), Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Oct 1885  Port Royal at the residence of the bride's father. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Edna Howe,   b. 1 Nov 1886, Port Rowan (Walsingham Township), Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1982, St. Thomas, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thompson Howe,   b. 19 Nov 1891, Southwold Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1966, Southwold Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Corrine Jane Howe,   b. 25 Aug 1900, Southwold Township: Lawrence Station, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1978, Broughdale (London Township), Middlesex, Ontario, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Histories Letters from the Attic (1879-1898)
    Status: Located. An index of letters from the family in Ireland and Canada to the Howe/Hayden family of New York (1879 - 1898).
    Last Modified  27 Feb 2007 
    Family ID  F22  Group Sheet
     
  • Documents
    Birth Record - Howe, Corrine Jane (25 Aug 1900)
    Birth Record - Howe, Corrine Jane (25 Aug 1900)
    Status: Located. Parents: Oliver Howe & Mary Ann Hunter, Elgin County
    Birth Record - Howe, Edna (1 Nov 1886)
    Birth Record - Howe, Edna (1 Nov 1886)
    Status: Located. Parents: Oliver Howe & Mary E Hunter, Walsingham, Norfolk County
    Birth Record - Howe, Thompson (19 Nov 1891)
    Birth Record - Howe, Thompson (19 Nov 1891)
    Status: Located. Parents: Oliver Howe & Mary Ann Hunter, Southwold, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
    Obituary - Howe, Thompson (1891-1966)
    Obituary - Howe, Thompson (1891-1966)
    Status: Located.
    Obituary - Howe, Mary Ann (nee Hunter, 1860-1936)
    Obituary - Howe, Mary Ann (nee Hunter, 1860-1936)
    Status: Located.
     
    Histories
    Church of Ireland Records, St. Margaret's Rectory - Parish of Tempo & Clabby, Diocese of Clogher
    Church of Ireland Records, St. Margaret's Rectory - Parish of Tempo & Clabby, Diocese of Clogher
    Status: Located.
     
  • Notes 
    • Ontario Marriage Registration

      Registration #: 7873-85 (Norfolk Co)
      Location: 12 Oct 1885 at Walsingham

      Groom: Oliver HOWE, Age 26, s/o Oliver & Jane
      Occupation: Farmer
      Birthplace: Ireland
      Residence: Walsingham

      Bride: Mary Ann HUNTER, 25, d/o Samuel & Edna B.,
      Birthplace: Walpole
      Residence: Walsingham

      Witnesses: Thomas THOMPSON of Charlotteville & Cassie WOODWARD of Walsingham

      SOURCE: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc/norf85.htm
      SOURCE: 1869-1917 Ontario Archives, microfilm MS 932


      NOTE: Might this THOMPSON be related to Jane Thompson's brother Uncle James?"
      Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario

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      Howe -- Oliver Howe of Walsingham married Mary Ann, daughter of Samuel Hunter of Port Royal, 12 Oct 1885 at her father's home [NR18851029]

      SOURCE: http://www.nornet.on.ca/~jcardiff/b-m-d/index.html -- NR18851029 = Norfolk Reformer newspaper 1885, 10, 29

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      Date of Birth

      At least three different birth dates are recorded for Oliver Howe. Church records from County Fermanagh list his birth date as 24-JUL-1853. The 1901 Canadian Census shows it as 4 SEP 1854. Finally, his headstone lists his date of birth as 24 July 1852. The census shows Oliver as having been born in Ireland. He is listed as being ?SMethodist.?T

      Immigration to Canada

      According to the 1901 Canadian Census, Oliver Howe immigrated to Canada in 1880 at age 25. It appears that he may have initially lived in Walsingham Township where he met his wife Mary Ann Hunter.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S320] Letter from Rev. Maurice Armstrong, Church of Ireland in Tempo.

    2. [S538] Marriage Record - Howe, Robert & Shaw, Emily (22 Feb 1883), (Marriage Record: Howe, Robert & Shaw, Emily (22 Feb 1883). Ontario, Canada. Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1922. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Archives of Ontario. MS932, 632 reels.).

    3. [S292] Cemetery Records - McArthur Cemetery - Howe Family, Elgin County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

    4. [S30] Hunter Family - Carol VanHarn.

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