Biography of S. C. Howell
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S. C. Howell was born January 2d, 1813, in Ohio. Here he lived until 1855; then came to Waterford and pre-empted a farm. His marriage with Mrs. Raddliff, nee Philbrick, took place in 1849. He departed this life January 26th, 1873. Jennie, the eldest daughter, is now the wife of Ellis B. Gibson, living in Grant county, Dakota territory. Mrs. P. Howell was born in Ohio in 1820. Her maiden name was Parmelie Philbrick, and in 1835 she was united in marriage with Stephen Radcliff who died in 1847. They were the parents of three children, all of whom have been claimed by death. Mrs. Howell relates many incidents regarding pioneer life in Minnesota, and the hardships she endured through her journey, being obliged to travel five hundred miles by ox team.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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