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The Howards of Washington DC, San Antonio, Bexar and Dallas

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The Howards of Washington DC, San Antonio, Bexar and Dallas

Posted: 17 Aug 2002 7:07AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Howard,Weir,Muller,Hendricks,Taft,Dewees,Boykin,Cunningham,Johnson,Edwards,Davis
I am interested in contacting anyone who knows of, or descends from the Howard family who originated in Washington, DC, came to Texas at about the time of the Alamo, married and settled in Bexar Co., San Antonio, the Dallas area, etc. Some members of the family returned to Washington. Names included Henry Peyton Howard who married Lee Weir; his son , William E. Howard (a San Antonio and Dallas physician), and Henry Peyton Howard's brother, George Thomas Howard. William E. Howard contributed a large collection of Alamo-related objects to the Alamo library in San Antonio. George Thomas Howard was an Indian fighter and blazed the trail in an expedition to Santa Fe in 1841. George Thomas Howard's parents were William Thomas Howard (b 1779; d. 1832, both in Washington DC) and Ann Bean (1791-1836) who had some genealogical association with Thomas C. Bean of the large Texas ranch in that era. Here are details:
First, Henry Peyton Howard
|b. 29 May 1828, Washington, D.C.
|d. 26 Nov 1913, Dallas, TX
& Lucy Lee Weir
|b. abt 1841, Lexington, KY
|d. Mar 1928
(M) William Eager Howard
b. 9 Feb 1877, San Antonio, TX
d. 21 Feb 1948, Dallas, TX
& Augusta T. Muller
| b. abt 1878, Galveston, TX
d. 3 May 1946, Dallas, TX
This couple had a son, Henry Peyton Howard (B.1903, Dallas TX) and Catherine Lee Howard (b. 1905; d. Dallas TX) who m. Loughton Thayer Smith (B. Dallas TX).
(F) Frances Weir Howard
d. aft 1937
(F) Mary Bell Howard*
| & Hendricks
| (F) Mary Bell Howard*
| & J.J. Taft
| (M) Henry Lee Howard*
| d. Dallas, TX
& Alice A. Dewees
| d. 10 Mar 1908
m. 1893
(M) Henry Lee Howard*
d. Dallas, TX
& Mrs E.E. Hopkins
| b. Hot Springs, Arkansas
m. 25 Jan 1911
(F) Lucy Howard
| (F) Camilla Howard & W.H. Boykin
Next, Henry Peyton Howard's brother:
George Thomas Howard
b. 2 Sep 1814, Washington, DC
d. 6 Aug 1866, Washington, DC
& Mary Frances McCormick
b. 23 Feb 1832
d. 2 Sep 1909, Washington, D.C.
m. 7 Oct 1848, At home of William Edwin Howard, brother
(F) Frances Howard
b. 1850, Washington, D.C.
d. 31 Jan 1880, Washington, D.C.
(F) Marcy Howard
(F) Kate Howard
b. abt 1858, Washington, D.C.
& Henry L. Cummingham
m. 1880
(F) Isabelle Howard
& Willie Green Edwards
m. 16 Apr 1879, St. Marks
(M) George Thomas Howard
b. California
d. 18 Feb 1861, Washington, D.C.
(F) Clara Howard
& F.O.Johnson
(F) Annie Howard
d. San Antonio, TX
(F) Agnes Howard
b. 28 Mar 1864, San Antonio, TX
d. Nov 1928, El Paso, TX
& Waters Davis
b. El Paso TX
m. 22 Dec 1885
(M) Thomas Calhoun Howard
Any information on them, or their descendants, would be greatly appreciated. wehoward@sigmaxi.org
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
wehoward1 17 Aug 2002 1:07PM GMT 
w_b_usher 11 Feb 2012 3:28AM GMT 
cocchia 22 Jun 2013 1:01PM GMT 
w_b_usher 23 Jun 2013 2:09AM GMT 
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