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Ernest Grant Howes

Male 1871 - 1951  (80 years)


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  • Name Ernest Grant Howes  [1
    Born 5 Oct 1871  Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Ernest G Howes  [2
    Occupation 1890  Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Leather Dealer 
    Occupation 1920  321 Summer Street, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    President, Howes Bros Co Ltd 
    Died 7 Oct 1951  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Per the North China Herald (Shanghai?) in 1916, they were the largest tanners of leather in the world with capacity of 2m lb of leather per week
    Person ID I147103  ONS
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2019 

    Father Franklin Howes,   b. 10 Oct 1827, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1885, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Mercy Bassett Small,   b. 28 Mar 1837, Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1910, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 27 May 1861  Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F27944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 May Gilbert,   b. Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Not known Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Jun 1895  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced 1910  [1
    Children 
     1. Ruth Walcott Howes,   b. 1 Nov 1895, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Helen Howes,   b. 2 May 1896, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Ernest Grant Howes, jr,   b. 5 Feb 1902, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1970, Venice, Sarasota, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Mary Stuart Howes,   b. 5 Jul 1907, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F45448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alice Maude Hughuley,   d. Not known Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 2 Jan 1912  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F45002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Oct 1871 - Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1912 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Oct 1951 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S406] Howes Genealogy, Joshua Crowell Howes, revised by Col. Bob Howes, (1892, revised in 2006).

    2. [S2909] History of the Shoe and Leather Industries of the United States, Google Books, (1920), p211.