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Laura Ann (Wilder) Howard (1844 - 1899)

Laura Ann Howard formerly Wilder
Born in Burke, Franklin County, New York, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 31 Dec 1874 in Fillmore, Minnesota, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 54 in Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Laura Wilder Howard was the sister of Almanzo Wilder.

Laura was never mentioned in the Little House' 'books as to not confuse the readers with the author, Laura Ingalls Wilder.


Old Crowley Cemetery, Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana


  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 August 2017), Laura A Howard in entry for Harrisen L Howard, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 86, sheet 437A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0619; FHL microfilm 1,254,619.

Name Harrison L. Howard Spouse's Name Laura A. Wilder Event Date 31 Dec 1874 Event Place , Fillmore, Minnesota Citing this Record "Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Harrison L. Howard and Laura A. Wilder, 31 Dec 1874; citing , Fillmore, Minnesota, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,316,804.

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