HOWE, SAMUEL (1830 - 1913)

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Unidentified Newspaper Contributed by Phil Reader
Samuel Howe
Oakwood Memorial Park

Another Old Vet is Dead

Samuel Howe, an old Union soldier of the Civil War, and for twenty seven years a resident of Santa Cruz, answered the final call Tuesday afternoon at his home at 127 Market St. He had been in feeble health for some time. He leaves a wife, well advanced in years and quite feeble, and a son John Howe the carpenter now resides in Watsonville.

Deceased was born in Hornsville, N.Y. November 11th, 1830, and as a young man became a millwright. He enlisted in the union army in the Civil War in March 1864, and received an honorable discharge in the spring of 1865.

Date of Birth: 1830-11-11

Date of Death: 1913-18-03

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Oakwood Memorial Park

Plot: B5/02

Mortuary: W&S

Cause of Death: Art/Sclerosis

Occupation: Millworker

Height: 5'8

Complexion: Dk

Eye Color: Br

Hair Color: Gr

Local Address: Market St 127

Last City: Santa Cruz

Native of: NY

Father Native of: Simon (EN)

Enlisted: 1864/03/30

Discharged: 1865/05/10

Military Unit: MN_ 10 Inf_ Co A

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: R-N/L

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: Cemetery Survey

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0492

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “HOWE, SAMUEL (1830 - 1913).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133468. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.