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 - Jr.-w wast . . BowAkd aava. E. J. Howard's...
Jr.-w wast . . BowAkd aava. E. J. Howard's statement is as follows: "Tl,a ..u much the largest in the eounty. There are three branc'ien, and ther ere prob-c? T tb,nos isely connected ia the Mate. Some of them oecnnr nr.ii-(nn of trust, both here snd in other ption of Kentucky. Half the population, or nrore, are named Ho-ard. The llow-ards were the first settlers , of Harten county. Samuel Howard. Sr., a Kevo-bitionary soldier, came here and made larpe surveys 1n 1800. These surveys included the present town of Harlan uuimoow. nig son. John K. Howard, was the iirst Jnd-e in Harlan eourMv. Airother son, Wilkerson Howard. Sr. was the first wliite child ho in . county.. John X. Howard donated the ground to the county where, the present hiuii-uvuw stands, in 18IB. . .cxt year Traa sppwtnTvu rfuaga ana instructed the first grand iurv in lfarUn nnn - Samuel Howard came t tliia county front Maryland, and his father came from England. It fs onlr iustlm tn th. wailjr to siy a large majority of the "" ucppiy regret tnis temhie read. Which blackens tmr nnrn ami tv.- of the eounty and State, and that the ii ra majonty or tbe name have teken no part in it On the contrary, they are peaceable eitiiena Tha ir ards have never lost a life tn the feud: rc liovr WWB Wnil TUUHl. 3S. J. HOWAHD

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 27 Oct 1889, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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