Michael Howard immigrated to the U.S. circa 1863, settled in the Scranton greater area in Pennslyvania and married Mary Morrison at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Archbald, PA. in 1865. They had 10 children. Michael was a stone mason and lived where he settled along with his mother Bridget Moran Howard (m. Edward Howard) and siblings Edward (m. Nora McDonough), Lawrence (m. Honor Naughton), John (m. Margaret McCarthy), Mary Howard Moran (m. John Moran) and Bridget Howard Riley (m. James Riley). The family was originally from Kilgeever townland, Kilgeever parish, Co. Mayo.
|Date of Birth||1st Jan 1839 (circa)|
|Date of Death||12th Feb 1905|