Biography of Aaron E. Howard





Howard, Aaron E., who for ten years past has been numbered among the most successful business men of the town of Bethany. was born in Grafton, Vt., February 1, 1836. He is a son of Jonathan and Hannah (Loveland) Howard. His father, who was a physician. was born in Winchester, N. H., March 27, 1805; his mother was born in Grafton, Vt., January 26, 1805. In 1845 they removed to Perry, Wyoming county, N. Y., where Aaron E. Howard received in the public schools a liberal education. He was engaged in teaching for two terms, then entered the service of Charles Pritchard as a clerk in his store, where he remained for eighteen months. He was variously employed until 1887, when he located in Linden, N. Y., where he has since carried on a prosperous mercantile business. On May 4. 1862, Mr. Howard married Lois, eldest daughter of Abraham and Eliza (Richards) Vorhees; they have one daughter, Mabel (Mrs. George Morse). Mr. Howard is one of the prominent members of Betuafly Grange and is an honored and respected citizen.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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