Howland Cemetery

GPS coordinates: 35 22'28N; 95 15' 41W
On private property and neglected and overgrown. However, it is fenced to keep out the cattle.
Surveyed 11 August 2002 by Sue Tolbert, George Miller, Paul Ridenour and David Ridenour
Paul has information and pictures on his website.


Thomas Howland 27 July 1872 9 Dec. 1876 on same stone as Lolie
Lolie Howland Jan. 1880 Jan. 1880 oss Thomas
Louttie Howland 24 Feb. 1876 23 Nov. 1885 oss Samuel
Samuel Howland 25 Oct. 1879 7 Oct. 1882 oss Louttie
Erastus Howland 23 May 1834 1 Nov. 1886  
Martha Shinn 2 Feb. 1898 27 Sept. 1899 "Papa, Mama, weep not for me
I am in heaven waiting for thee."
Our Baby 16 Sept. 1899 10 Dec. 1899 son of C. M. & M. J. Shinn
"Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven"
C. M. Shinn 9 Dec. 1868 9 Apr. 1939  
Mary J. Shinn 29 Jan. 1874 10 Feb. 1914  
Emma D. Shinn 5 Dec. 1902 10 Aug. 1907  
Susan E. Howland Rogers 1886 1944  
P. U. [?] 1904 [?]   [son of T. T. & H. M. Harris ]
[stone broken and nearly impossible to read]

According to research by George Miller: Mary J. Shinn was a Howland. She and husband Columbus M. Shinn both were Cherokee Indians.
Erastus Howland and wife Susie E. Rider, born 1844 had a daughter Susie E. Howland Rogers. On the 1880 census E. J. Howland is a white man and his wife is Susie E. Howland. She has a census card #1582. On the Dawes rolls census card # 1582 is Susie E. age 58, Susie E. 16 and William Howland 20. On the Miller Roll, the Susie E. that is 16 is Susie E. Howland Rogers.

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