Howard Benjamin BRITTON

Male 1911 - 1966  (55 years)


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  • Name Howard Benjamin BRITTON  [2
    • "Services for Howard B. Britton, 55, a sales representative for the American Brake Shoe Co., will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hummel Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Louis. Mr. Britton died Saturday of a heart attack at his home, 323 Edmore Rd., Fairlawn village.
      A native of Taylorville, Ill., he had worked for American Brake Shoe since he was 15. He spent most of his time in St. Louis before coming to Akron two years ago. He was a member of the Moolah Shrine in St. Louis. He leaves his wife, Ann, daughters Barbara Hoskins of Jefferson City, Mo., and Andrea, Paula, and Sally at home, and a grandchild." [Memorial Obituary] [1]
    Born 27 Jan 1911  Taylorville, Christian Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Living with parents in Taylorville, Christian Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 11 May 1966  Akron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I72252  Main Tree
    Last Modified 7 May 2013 

    Father Oscar Benjamin BRITTON,   b. 4 Oct 1860, Christian County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1924, Taylorville, Christian Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Nellie LITTLE,   b. 26 Jul 1869, Virden, Macoupin Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1958, Taylorville, Christian Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 29 Aug 1887  St. Charles, St. Charles Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F29235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cleo Evelyn REIGHARD,   b. 17 Jul 1908, St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Jun 1932  St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 7 May 2013 
    Family ID F29245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Eleanor DEMPSEY,   b. 2 Jul 1921, St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 2004, Columbia, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 May 1958  Immacolata Church, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 7 May 2013 
    Family ID F29246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S03244] RootsWeb: World Connect - Samuel Lomax and His Descendants by John B. Lomax.

    2. [S5495] 1920 Census Taylorville, Christian County, Illinois.