Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM1 HOWARD was born Abt. 1822 in NC, and died Bet. 1870
- 1890. He
married (1) SARAH PRATHER July 09, 1840 in Clark County, IN1. She was born
Bet. 1810 - 1830 in NC?, and died Bet. 1870 - 1890. He married (2) KEZIAH
RICE June 04, 1866 in Hancock County, IL2.
Children of WILLIAM HOWARD and SARAH PRATHER are:
2. i. ELIZA2 HOWARD, b. April 22, 1839, Monroe County, IN; d. April 10,
ii. ANNIE HOWARD, b. 1844; m. HIRAM STILLWELL, November 21, 1861, Hancock
3. iii. GEORGE HOWARD, b. 1847.
4. iv. AMANDA HOWARD, b. December 20, 1849, Indiana; d. July 23, 1924,
Basco, Hancock County, Illinois.
v. WILLIAM B. HOWARD, b. 1851.
Notes for WILLIAM B. HOWARD:
William is shown living with his sister, Amanda, and her husband, Jacob
Sliger in Basco in the 1910 IL Census.
vi. SAMUEL HOWARD, b. 1854; d. February 1939; m.
MARY L. KLEPPER; b.
1862; d. 1939.
Generation No. 2
2. ELIZA2 HOWARD (WILLIAM1) was born April 22, 1839 in Monroe
and died April 10, 1915. She married ISAAC DUCKWORTH January 08, 1863 in
Hancock County, IL4.
Children of ELIZA HOWARD and ISAAC DUCKWORTH are:
i. BELLSORA3 DUCKWORTH, b. Abt. 1863; m. CHARLES HENRY, December 26,
1882, Hancock County, IL.
ii. SARAH DUCKWORTH, b. Abt. 1865.
iii. ROSETTA DUCKWORTH, b. Abt. 1867.
iv. MARY F. DUCKWORTH, b. Abt. 1869.
v. AMANDA DUCKWORTH, b. Abt. 1871.
vi. WILLIAM DUCKWORTH, b. Abt. 1876.
vii. OLIVE DUCKWORTH, b. November 1878.
3. GEORGE2 HOWARD (WILLIAM1) was born 1847. He married SUSAN
29, 1870 in Hancock County, IL5.
Children of GEORGE HOWARD and SUSAN CHASE are:
i. FRANK3 HOWARD.
ii. EDDIE HOWARD, b. Abt. 1873.
iii. NORA HOWARD, b. Abt. 1874.
iv. DAVID HOWARD, b. Abt. 1880.
4. AMANDA2 HOWARD (WILLIAM1) was born December 20, 1849 in Indiana,
July 23, 1924 in Basco, Hancock County, Illinois6. She married (1) WILLIAM
THOMAS BRYANT December 14, 1871 in Adams County, Illinois7. He was born 1845 in
Illinois, and died March 04, 1900 in Chili, Illinois. She married (2) JACOB
F. SLIGER December 30, 1903 in Hancock County, Illinois8. He was born July 26,
1843, and died July 23, 1920 in Adams County, Illinois.
Notes for AMANDA HOWARD:
Obituary - Quincy Whig - July 1924 (date unknown - she died on July 23rd)
"Basco, IL., July 25 - Mrs. Amanda Sliger died at
her home here at 6:30
Wednesday morning, due to the shock from a fall in her yard Monday,
fracturing her hip. She was 74 years old. Mrs. Sliger was born in Indiana,
in 1849. She came with her parents to West Point when a child, where the
family resided for several years. She was married to William Thomas Bryant
in 1869. The family resided on a farm near Chili, Ill., until Mr. Bryant
died on March 4, 1900.
"Mrs. Bryant and the son, Elmer, moved to Basco in 1901. In January
1903, she was married to Jacob Sliger and they lived on a farm near Denver,
Ill., until failing health forced him to leave the farm, moving to Basco,
where he died August 23, 1920. She was of a family of six children. One
sister and one brother survive her and reside in California. A brother,
William, made his home with her. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Allie
Plowman, and one son, Elmer Bryant, of Basco, and eight grandchildren.
"The funeral service was conducted at the Basco Methodist church on
Friday afternoon. Rev. Harmon Kelly officiating."
Children of AMANDA HOWARD and WILLIAM BRYANT are:
i. ALICE3 BRYANT, b. April 1873; m. FRANK PLOWMAN; b. July 08, 1871; d.
January 17, 1940, Basco, Bear Creek Twp, Hancock County, IL9..
ii. ELMER HOMER BRYANT, b. July 05, 1876, Marcelline, Illinois; d. May
31, 1955, Oklahoma County; m. RUBY GWENDOLYN THOMPSON, June 26, 1904, Hancock
County, IL10; b. May 10, 1888, Adams County, Illinois; d. February 16, 1951,