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Howie, William

Howie, William

Male 1893 - 1974  (80 years)

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  • Name Howie, William 
    Born 10 Dec 1893  Insch Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1974  Arcadia Calif USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I189  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2003 

    Father Howie, William,   b. 28 Jan 1866, Bonnyton Rayne Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1954, Falher Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Jaffray, Christian,   b. 4 Apr 1859, Hatton of Ardoyne Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1922, Falher Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1885  Oyne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    RIN 182 - 100 William and Christina Howie
    Rin 182 - 100 HOWIE_SENIOR
    Howie Girls
    Howie Girls
    L to R

    Mary Ann Glennie Howie
    Jessie Glennie Howie
    Isabella "Tibbie"Wilson Howie
    Barbara Allan Howie
    Jean (Joanie) Smith Howie

    The names are written on the reverse of the photo in an unknown hand however the order appears incorrect. The order above is taken from a copy in my fathers collection.
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Quinn, Mary,   b. 1897, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, California USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married California Usa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Unknown, Helen,   b. 1904,   d. 11 Feb 1965, Arcadia Usa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1957  California Usa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Not Known, (3)Charlotte,   b. 26 Oct 1895,   d. Nov 1986, San Gabriel Calif USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1966  California Usa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William (Bill) Howie was born at Dunnydeer Insch in 1893 He attended school in Scotland
      In 1910 at the age of 17 he emigrated to Canada to join his brother David who went the year before They met at Estevan SK where they were both employed in the brickyards After a while Bill worked his way to Vancouver and then down the Western coast to California
      During WW1 Bill spent time in the American Army
      He settled in the Los Angeles area working at various trades and occupations before he met and married Mary Quinn She died in 1956
      In 1857 Bill remarried a girl called Helen She died in Arcadia in 1966 He married a third time in 1966
      Charlotte and Bill lived in Arcadia until he died in in 1974 Although married three times Bill had no children
      Many of his neices and nephews remember Bill and Mary when they visited Falher in 1949
      Bill also returned for a few days in July 1965 when his sister Isabella Pelletier was under going medical treatment