Obit: Howden, Samuel Sr. (1840 - 1921)
Contact:  Stan
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: HOWDEN CUMMINGS FLICK KILLENBECK MORRIS TORFIN

----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 11/24/1921

Howden, Samuel Sr. (15 AUG 1840 - 8 NOV 1921)

Samuel Howden Sr., formerly of Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis., died Nov. 8, 1921 at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 23 days, at the home of his daughter at Yakima, Wash.

He was married Oct. 3, 1869 to Hester Cummings of La Crosse who survives him, and came to Greenwood in 1872, where they resided on a farm 2 ½ miles south of that place. Ten children were born to this union: Mrs. Lottie Flick of Miles City, Mont., Mrs. Maude Killenbeck, Deceased; Samuel of Beach, N.D., James of Seattle, Wash.; George of Valley City, N.D.; Lilly Flick of Yakima, Wash.; Hettie Morris of Yakima, Wash.; Wm. Of Portland, Ore.; Nellie Torfin of Plaza, N.D.; and Harry of Portland, Ore.

Mr. and Mrs. Howden left Greenwood in 1907 and went to Sand Point, Idaho where they resided until Mr. Howden’s health failed. They then went to Yakima where he was operated on in May. He never fully recovered from the operation, dying of blood poison. Funeral was held at Yakima Nov. 10.

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Re: Obit: Howden, Samuel Sr. (1840 - 1921)
Contact: Joan Charette
Email: joansamfred@yahoo.com

 

I have an old photo of my great-grandparents Sam and Hester Howden. I wonder if anyone else has any photos to share, thanks have been wanting more info for years on this couple. I am a granddaughter of their son, William Howden.

Re: Obit: Howden, Samuel Sr. (1840 - 1921)
Contact: joan charette
Email: joansamfred@yahoo.com
 

I have long been interested in the howden family as my grandfather was william, and in searching for my great grandparents i mistakenly found the obit for sam junior and found him buried in an unmarked grave in skyline cemetary in portl or. I wondered about why and then found his widow had been left with eight children and had killed herself. My grandmother had also lost her husband that year to an accident in the woods

Re: Obit: Howden, Samuel Sr. (1840 - 1921)
Contact: joan charrette
Email: charettejoan@yahoo.com

I am interested in finding any information about a Samuel and Florence Howden from Portland Oregon. She was later named Florence Mc Andrews. If anyone of the Howden family have any information about what happened to her children and how they grew up. I know there were children named Lynn and Maurice. They were my moms cousins and may have grown up in Portland Oregon. I also would like to find Reita Kellenbeck Ebbers thank you so much.

 

 


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