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Howard County, Indiana

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  • Lewis Forehand (1840 - 1901)
  • John Troyer (1830 - 1912)
    Troyer.-John Troyer was born in Holmes So., O., July 14, 1830; died in Howard Co., Ind., Mar. 5, 1912; aged 81 y. 7 m. 21 d. At the age of 22 he was married to Catharine Schrock. To this union were bor...
  • Cpl. (USA), Henry Crites (1832 - 1929)
    Served in Company E of the 13th Indiana Infantry. Enlisted as a Private on June 16, 1861, and was promoted to a Full Corporal. Mustered out on September 5, 1865.
  • Varena Manning (1893 - 1967)
    Burial record: from Marion (IN) Chronicle, April 24 1967 Varena Manning FAIRMOUNT -- Mrs. Varena Manning, 73, Rt 1, Fairmount, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at a Bluffton hospital where she had been...
  • Harold Lee Hostetler (1898 - d.)
    Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Nov 12 2016, 17:26:25 UTC * Residence : Center, Howard, Indiana - 1900* Residence : Kokomo Ward 6, Howard, Indiana - 1910* Residence : Buffalo Ward 22,...

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This county was organized in 1844 and was first known as Richardville County. Its first name honored Jean Baptiste Richardville, a chief of the Miami. Richardville's name was Pe-che-wa, which translates to “Wildcat".

In 1846, the name was changed to Howard County, in honor of Gen. Tilghman Howard, U.S. Representative from Indiana, who died in 1844.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns, Townships & Other Communities

  • Alto
  • Cassville
  • Center
  • Clay
  • Ervin
  • Greentown
  • Harrison
  • Hemlock
  • Honey Creek
  • Howard
  • Indian Heights
  • Jackson
  • Kokomo (County Seat)
  • Liberty
  • Monroe
  • New London
  • Oakford
  • Phlox
  • Russiaville
  • Taylor
  • Union
  • West Middleton

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