Biography of Asahel B. Howe
Potter County, PA Biographies

ASAHEL B. HOWE, farmer, P. 0. Spring Mills, N. Y., was born in Lansing, Tompkins Co., N. Y., May 30, 1816, a son of Isaac and Betsey (Buck) Howe, who located in Bingham township, Potter Co., Penn., in 1832, and a year later settled on the farm now occupied by Asahel B., which,. with the assistance of their sons was cleared and improved, and here the parents lived until their death. Timothy Howe, paternal grandfather of subject, was a pioneer of the Mohawk Valley, N. Y., a soldier of the Revolution, and an early settler of Lansing, N. Y., where he resided until his death His maternal grandfather, Benjamin Buck, was also a pioneer of Lansing, N. Y. A. B. Howe is a prominent and well known citizen of Bingham township, having resided on the old homestead since 1833.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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