Alva Charles Howes1,2

#17068, (22 January 1882 - 13 November 1948)
Father*David Howes1 (1841 - 1905)
Mother*Laura Stephens1 (1856 - 1889)


Ellen M Ward b. 1880, d. 1930
Children 1.Opal Howes7 (c 1911 - )
 2.Onis Howes8 (1911 - 1986)
Birth*22 January 1882He was born on 22 January 1882 at Warrick Co., IndianaG; (marr. rec. has 22 Mar 1882.)2,3 
Marriage*28 March 1909He married Ellen M Ward, daughter of Albert F Ward and Mary Gillett, on 28 March 1909 at Warrick Co., IndianaG.1 
20 April 1910He and Ellen M Ward appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Owen Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.4 
12 September 1918He registered for the military draft on 12 September 1918 at Tennyson, Skelton Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.5 
12 January 1920He and Ellen M Ward appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Lane Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.6 
Death*13 November 1948He died on 13 November 1948 at Warrick Co., IndianaG, at age 66.3 
Burial*circa 15 November 1948He was buried circa 15 November 1948 at Folsomville Cemetery, Warrick Co., IndianaG.3 


  1. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online, Warrick Co., 1908-1910, vol. 14, p. 233, img. 145/328. Alvy Howes, farmer, res. Warrick Co., b. Warrick Co. 22 Mar 1882, son of Daniel Howes, farmer, and Laura Stephens, houseworker, both b. Warrick Co. and both deceased; and Ellen Ward, houseworker, res. Warrick co., b. Warrrick Co. 23 Mar 1881, dau. of Albert Ward, farmer, b. Warrick Co., and of Mary Gillett, houseworker, both res. Warrick Co.; both first marr., lic. 25 Mar 1909, marr. 28 Mar 1909 by Thomas E Reed, J. P.
  2. [S1411] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online, Alva Charles Howes, SSN 314-14-9236, b. Folsomville IN 22 Jan 1882, son of David Howes and Laura Stephens.
  3. [S1628], online, shared standing marker. Howes; Alva C, b. 22 Jan 1882, d. 13 Nov 1948; Ellen M, b. 22 Sep 1880, d. 3 Nov 1930. Memorial 20030815, created by and photo added by Debbie Howes.
  4. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Alvy (27), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Ella (29), b. and parents b. IN, no children; marr. 1 yr., both 1st marr.
  5. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online or ser. no. 2208, order no. A2261, Boonville IN Local Board, 12 Sep 1918. Alva Howes, age 36, b. 22 jan 1882, res. Tennyson, Warrick Co. IN, farmer, spine trouble; contact Ellen Howes, same res.
  6. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Alvah (37), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Ellen (38), b. and parents b. IN.
  7. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online or, Onis Howes, SSN 306-07-4624, b. 3 Sep 1911, d. Dec 1988, last res. Indianapolis IN.