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S. R. Howard
Born September 17, 1822
S. R. HOWARD, dealer in stock and grain, Monticello; is a native of New York State, and was born in Chemung Co. September 17, 1822; he grew up to manhood mostly in Tompkins Co., and lived in that State until 1855. On the 23d of March, 1855, he was united in marriage to Miss Martha A. Campbell; she was born in Cayuga Co., N.Y., but grew up in Montgomery Co.; in the fall of the same year, they came West to Iowa, and arrived in Jones Co. in October, 1855, and located in Clay Township and engaged in farming; in 1863, they removed to Monticello, and Mr. Howard engaged in the stock business, and since then he has been engaged in buying and shipping grain and stock. He has held the office of Assessor in Clay Township for many years, and since coming here has served as Town Trustee and as City Councilman. Mr. and Mrs. Howard have three children—one daughter, Mate E., and two sons, George S. and Charles R. They have one of the most pleasant and attractive homes in Jones Co.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 671.


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