Title:Howard family correspondence
Creator/Contributor:Howard (Family, creator
Creator/Contributor:Howard, George Augustus, 1835 or 1836-1912, correspondent.
Handwritten personal letters among members of the George Augustus Howard family. Most of the letters originate from California
with a few from Honolulu, Hawaii, and Illinois. Letters from George Howard are addressed to his wife Mary and several of their
children. Also includes some letters from unrelated persons, wedding announcements, and 1 small snapshot of a woman with the
caption, "Mother, Sept. 28" on the recto and "Carrie H. Annin" on the verso (b&w, 72 x 48 mm).
Howard family -- Correspondence
Howard, George Augustus -- 1835 or 1836-1912 -- Correspondence
Annin, Carrie H -- 1861-1943 -- Photographs
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Hawaii -- Description and travel
Howard family correspondence, BANC MSS 2019/115, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from Ken Harrison; 2019.
The George Augustus Howard family, originally from Illinois, migrated to Los Angeles, California sometime between 1881 and
1884. Geoge Howard married Mary Jane Baker (born 1840?) in Livingston, Illinois on December 1, 1858. The Howard's had several
children: Blanche, Carrie (later Carrie Annin), Jennie, Edwin, and Harry. George Howard was widowed by 1880 and married his
second wife, Hester Dickson (or Dixon, 1837-1913), on June 23, 1881 in Cook County, Illinois. They had no children. George
Howard died on May 3, 1912 in Los Angeles, California. Hester Howard died in 1913 and is buried in Inglewood Park Cemetary,
Los Angeles County, California. Mary Howard's death date and place are unknown.
BANC MSS 2019/115 box 1
BANC MSS 2019/115