Myrtle Eunice Howes was born 27 February 1917 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Horace W Howse & Estelle May Simmonds.
In the 1930 census, Myrtle was living with her family in East Kingston, New Hampshire.
On 6 October 1942, Myrtle married for, what appears to be, the second time to Frederick Miles Hovey, 24, in Arlington, Virginia. The bride was listed as Myrtle Eunice Howes O'Connell, 25, from Massachusetts.
Myrtle Eunice Howse died on 20 April 1995 in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon. She was 78 years old. She was buried in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA.
↑ "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTPD-V4D : 19 May 2014), Myrtle E Howes, Apr 1995; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
↑ Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVB1-R1WZ : 10 January 2019), Frederic Miles Hovey and Myrtle Eunice Howes O'Connell, 06 Oct 1942; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing , Arlington, Virginia, United States, certificate 32069, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.
↑ "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ42-4SK : 11 December 2014), Myrtle Eunice Howes, 20 Apr 1995; from "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2000); citing Lane, Oregon, certificate number 95-08424, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.
Horace Howes 40
Estelle Howes 27
Kenneth Howes 8
Henry Howes 7
Horace Howes 7
June Howes 5
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Myrtle Eunice Howes
BIRTH 27 Feb 1917
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
DEATH 20 Apr 1995 (aged 78)
Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
PLOT 1246 NE 1/4
MEMORIAL ID 71959402*
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Myrtle by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
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