Abram and Maria were married on April 3, 1850. In addition to Hellen McDora they a had: George Howe born 12/30/1851, George was killed along railroad tracks. Herbert Eugene Howe born September 2, 1858, died November 8, 1900 in Ames, IA. Married Alice Ella Coulson October 12, 1879. She was born December 21, 1858, and died January 1,1883. Herbert then married Mary Ann ( Mollie) Hock on August 28, 1887 in Belmond, IA. She was born on April 24, 1858 in Wisconsin and died on May 13, 1918 in Eagle Grove, IA. Abram and Maria had another son, Frank A Howe born 10/03/1869 and another daughter, Dora Howe, born about. 1871.
Abram was farmer. He and his family lived in IL, WI, and IA.