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Leonard Howlett
1901 - 1968

Robert H Howlett
1864 - 1907

Robert W Howlett
1822 - 1903


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Leonard Charles Howlett     1901 - 1968

Leonard Charles Howlett was the fouth child born to Robert Howlett and Isabella Hancock Churchill.

Leonard was born July 12, 1901 in his home, City of Barry, Illinois and died Sunday January 14, 1968 at 11:20 PM in St Mary Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. See copy of his Death Cerificate.

Leonard attended school in Quincy.

He married Mary Louise Muffly October 17, 1931 in Hannibal, Missouri, daughter of Lorenzo Muffly and Louisa Conover. She was born May 22, 1909 in Quincy, Illinois, and died November 19, 1997 in Ellisville, Missouri.

Leonard, retired from the International Shoe Company in 1963 after 26 years employed as a Machinist. His last place of employment as a custodial engineer for the Prince Manufacturing Company.
Also Leonard did shoe repair on the side.

At one time Leonard and Mary own a square block between 15th and 16th on Jackson St.

He had been a resident in the City of for 60 years.
He was a member of Grandview Baptist Church, and also a member of North side Boat Club.

Leonard is buried in Greenmount Cemetery - Quincy, Illinois.


Leonard Charles Howlett

Mary Louise Muffly     1909 - 1997

Mary was the third child born to Lorenzo Leslie Muffly and Louisa Mae Conover.

She was born May 22, 1909 in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, and died November 19, 1997 in Ellisville, Missouri.

Mary Louise attended St. Rose Catholic Grade School and was 1928 graduate of Quincy High School.
She graduated from Gem City Business College in December 1928.
She was employed as a secretary by Brower Manufacturing Co. and later as a secretary and payroll clerk at Modern Iron Works. She later at the Quincy Barge during World War II.

She married Leonard Charles Howlett October 17, 1931 in Hannibal, Missouri, a son of Robert and Belle (Hancock) Howlett.

She later married Arthur Sims and he also preceded in death.

She and her children also assisted her father in operating Muffly 6th Avenue Drug Store until it was sold in 1959.

She is buried in Greenmount Cemetery - Quincy, Illinois.




Mary Louise Muffly

            Leonard and Mary Louise Muffly Howlett Children are:

            Charles , Ronald , Dolores , Gerald , Lawrence , Sandra , and Theodore .
    03/29/2004