Eury E. Howell

Job Title(s)


Dates of Employment

c. 1890

Last Name  Howell 
First Name  Eury 
Middle Initial  Erbin 
Born  6 Jan 1867 in Viney Grove, Arkansas. 
Home Address 


Died  11 February 1951 in Salem, OR 
Place Buried  Jefferson Cemetery in Jefferson, OR 
Spouse  Fannie E Titus 
Date of Marriage  abt 1896 
Children  Erol G Howell, Leston W Howell 
Dates of Employment  1890 
Job(s)  Warper 
Story  E Howell worked at TKWM for a short time as a warper when the mill first opened in 1890. 

Eury E Howell was born on 6 Jan 1867 in Viney Grove, Arkansas to Squire Davis and Martha Crawford Howell. He traveled by ox team to Oregon at the age of two years old. Upon arriving in Oregon, the Howell family settled in the Oregon City area. 

In 1889, Eury was boarding with his father and working as a dresser at the Oregon City Woolen Mill. He then moved to Salem to work at the TKWM in 1890 for a short time. He married Fannie Titus of Scio, in 1896 and the couple had two children. After his marriage, the couple returned to Oregon City where Eury worked in the Oregon City Woolen Mill.  

           In 1907, the couple moved to Jefferson, OR near where Fannie was born. While here Eury tried his hand at farming on rented property. While in the area he also tried his hand at running a jewelry and china shop, serving as an undertaker, and was elected to the office of justice of the peace. 

Sadly, Fannie died in December 1914. Eury did not remarry but stayed in Jefferson. He died passing in 1951 at age 84. He was buried at Jefferson Cemetery. 

Name  Remarks 
Census  1880Eury E Howell. B abt 1870 in Arkansas. Son of HOH living on Main St, Oregon City, OR. Father B in Tennessee. Mother B in Arkansas. Squire D Howell 69 (Physician b in TN), Martha N Howell 32 (B in AR), John D Howell 17, Edward M Howell 15, Mary L Howell 13, Urea I Howell 10, Thomas C Howell 8. 

1900E E Howell. B 1867 in Arkansas. 9th St, Oregon City, OR. Married HOH. 0 mo not employed. Dresser (wool mill). EE Howell 33, Fannie Howell 28, Erol Howell 3. 

1910Eury E Howell. B abt 1867 in Arkansas. Farmer renting a farm in Jefferson, OR. Married HOH. Father b in Tennessee. Mother B in Arkansas. Farmer. Years married 14. Eury E Howell 43, Fannie E Howell 37, Erol G Howell 13, Leston W Howell 8.  

1920Eury Howell, B abt 1868 in Arkansas. Owns a home in Jefferson, OR. Widowed HOH. Father B in Kentucky. Mother B in Arkansas. Retail Jewelry Merchant. Eury Howell 52, Leston Howell 18. 

1930Eury E Howell (63). B abt 1867. Widowed HOH living on Main St, Jefferson, OR. Father B in Kentucky. Mother B in Arkansas. Undertaker. No other residents 

City Directory (Salem unless otherwise indicated  1889Eury E Howell. Dresser. OCM Co. bds w S D Howell. Portland 

John Howell. Hander, OCM Co. res 10th cor Jackson Portland 

Mary L Howell. Bds w S D Howell Portland 

S D Howell. Res Jefferson btw 11th and 12th   Portland 

1890John and S D Howell shown in Portland with same info as 1889 above. No Eury or Mary shown 

1891No Entry for E. Howell in Salem. Howells in Portland above are no longer shown in Portland.  

1893None of Eury Howell family shown in Portland. 

1895None of Eury Howell family shown in Portland. 

1897Eury E Howell. Laborer O C Manfg Co. res 9th n w corner Van Buren 

1913Eury E Howell. Jefferson, OR. Jeweler, Undertaker, China, and Glassware 

1928Eury H Howell. Jeweler, Undtkr, Justice of the Peace. Salem, OR 

Find a Grave  Eury Erbin Howell. B 6 Jan 1867 in Viney Grove, Arkansas. D 11 Feb 1951 in Salem, OR. Jefferson Cemetery, Jefferson, OR. Father Squire Davis Howell. Mother Martha Naomi Howell. Spouse Fannie E Howell. 


Fannie E Howell. B 19 May 1872. D 7 Dec 1914. Jefferson, OR. Spouse Eury Erbin Howell. Additional Info:  Fannie E. Titus Howell was born near Scio, May 19, 1872 and died at Stayton, December 7, 1914. She was married to E.E. Howell October 25, 1895. Eury Erbin Howell is also supposed to be buried in 92N–maybe the HOWELL headstone is his. Eury Erbin was born January 6, 1867 in Arkansas. He was the son of Dr. J.D. Howell and Martha Crawford Howell. He was two years old when he came to Oregon with his parents by ox team. In 1895, he was married to Fannie E. Titus of Scio. He died February 12, 1951 in Salem. 


Dr Squire Davis Howell. B 2 May 1811 in Tennessee. D 22 Feb 1894 in Oregon City, OR. Mountain View Cemetery, Oregon City, OR. Mother Mary J Tucker. Spouse Martha Naomi Howell. Children Mary Lucinda, Jacob Bloyd, Eury Erbin, Jefferson Davis, William Davis, Thomas Chambers, John C, Edward McLinn, Rebeca Jane. Additional Info: 

Dr. Squire Davis Howell married Mary (Polly) Hollingsworth on February 13, 1834 in Vermillion Co., Illinois.
Squire married Martha Naomi Crawford on November 15, 1860 at Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas.
Obit: O.C.Courier, Fri. Feb. 23, 1894:
Dr. S.D. Howell died on Thursday at 11 a.m., aged 82 years, 9 months, and 20 days. The remains were buried on Friday afternoon. The deceased had lived here a number of years and was highly esteemed 

Obit published in the Medical Sentinel,
A Monthly Journal of Medicine. Dr. S. D. Howell of Oregon City, an aged and much respected citizen, was buried on the 23rd ult. from his late residence in his 83rd year, from dropsy. The funeral was largely attended, although private.  CJ, 14 Feb 1951 pg 5 – Obituary “Last Rites for Eury E. Howell – Funeral services were held here Wednesday afternoon for Eury E. Howell, Jefferson, who since 1914 had been justice of the peace at Jefferson. Howell died at his home at Jefferson Sunday. 

     The services were held at the Howell-Edwards funeral home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dudley Strain officiating and ritualistic services were by Jefferson lodge No. 33, AF, and AM, of which he was a member. Interment was in the Jefferson cemetery with members of the Oregon state police serving as pallbearers. 

     Howell, who last November had been re-elected to the office of justice of the peace for another six-year term, was born in Arkansas January 6, 1867. With his parents J.D. Howell and Martha Crawford Howell, he crossed the plains to Oregon via ox team at the age of two years. 

     The Howell family settled in the Oregon City-Gladstone area on arriving in Oregon and Howell resided there until 1907, when he moved to the Jefferson area. He first farmed there and then opened the E.E. Howell funeral home in 1912 which he operated until 1940, when age forced his retirement. 

     Howell was married to Fannie E. Titus of Scio in 1895, and until moving to the Jefferson area the couple made their home at Oregon City, where Howell was employed at the Oregon City Woolen Mills. Mrs. Howell died in 1914.  

     Surviving Howell are two sons, Leston W. Howell, Marion county coroner, of Salem, and Erol G. Howell of Seattle; a brother, Chambers Howell of Gladstone; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.” 

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