Oresemus Benjamin Howard

Oresemus Benjamin Howard

Male 1826 - 1883  (57 years)

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  • Name Oresemus Benjamin Howard 
    Born 2 Feb 1826  Clayville, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Dec 1883 
    Age 57 years 
    Person ID I75192  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Orsemus Benjamin Howard 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F50224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married: 1x1. Raymond Leon Howard
              b. 1877
              d. 23 Dec 1944  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F50223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Howard, Orsemus B., was born in Clayville, Oneida county, in 1855, son of Dr. Orsemus B. Howard. He came to Oswego county in 1858, and was a practicing physician in Dugaway and West Amboy until he died in December, 1882. He married three times, first Rosina Cogswell who was the mother of our subject, second Helen Frye by whom he had one child, Henry. His third wife was Margaret Cole, by whom he had three children: George, who died aged seven years; Frank and Raymond. Our subject at eighteen began his business life as a salesman of sewing machines, which he followed twelve years, when he established a business for himself in Constantia village, having removed to this place in 1880. He added to his stock of sewing machines, pianos, organs, carriages, wagons, bicycles, etc. He has served the town one term as collector, in 1893 received his commission as postmaster of the Constantia office, and is a member of the Masonic fraternity. In 1873 he married Celia A., daughter of Peter and Maria A. (Fellows) Muckey, of Constantia. Mr. and Mrs. Howard have five children: Menzo Lee, Lillian Rosina, Forest Clinton, Blanche May and Freddie Fay.

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