Oliver C. Howe1

Male, #39873, (10 May 1901 - 27 Jan 1966)
Father*Joseph Rafael Howe (12 Oct 1858 - 8 Jan 1925)
Mother*Melinda Otis (18 Feb 1868 - 16 Jul 1942)
Name Variation He was also known as Ollie. 
Birth*10 May 1901 Oliver was born at Bagdad, Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 10 May 1901. (His tombstone shows a birthdate of 20 May 1901.)2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Victor and Oliver was listed as a son in Joseph Rafael Howe's household on the 1920 Census at Bagdad, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.4 
Death of Father8 Jan 1925 His father Joseph Rafael Howe died on 8 Jan 1925 at Bagdad, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.5 
Willbefore 29 Apr 1929 In Simeon Otis's will before 29 Apr 1929 at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, Melinda, Alma, Linnie, Agnes, Oliver and Raymond named as heir(s).6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served as a US Army, Sergeant. between 1942 and 1945.3 
Death of Mother16 Jul 1942 His mother Melinda Otis died on 16 Jul 1942 at Santa Rosa Co., Florida.1,7 
Death*27 Jan 1966 He died at Fort Myers, Lee Co., Florida, on 27 Jan 1966 at age 64.2 
Burialcirca 30 Jan 1966 His body was interred circa 30 Jan 1966 at Bagdad Cemetery, Bagdad, Santa Rosa Co., Florida
ChartsWLC / John and Priscilla Alden's Descendant Chart
WLC / John Hogg: Descendant Chart (incl. Houghs and Howes)
WLC / Richard Oates Descendant Chart (incl. Otis and Ottis)
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. Harry Stuart Culpepper and Alma Elaine Payne Ancestors, Culpepper/Payne Family Bible, Steven Edward Culpepper, owner, Sandy Springs, GA, (2005).
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  3. Richard Earl Jernigan, Santa Rosa Co., FL Cemeteries, West FL Genealogical Society, Pensacola, 1987.
    Bagdad Cemetery, Section 5, page 24, "Ollie C. Howe, Florida Sgt US Army WW-II, May 20, 1901 - 27 Jan 1966."
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    Precinct 16, Bagdad, Santa Rosa Co., FL
    Ancestry.com image transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    Joseph R. Howe, Head, M, 62, CA, GA, Sonora MX, Laborer in Saw Mill
    Linnie Howe, Wife, F, 48, FL, FL, GA
    Victor E. Howe, Son, M, 24, FL, CA, FL
    Agnes Howe, Dau, F, 22, FL, CA, FL
    Oliver Howe, Son, M, 18, FL, CA, FL
    Linnie Bernice Howe, F, 16, FL, CA, FL.
  5. Death Certificate.
  6. Simeon Otis Report, Edie Geiger, 4621 Geiger Road, Milton, FL 32583, to Warren Culpepper, 1999.
  7. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    Linnie Howe, White, Female, died 1942, Santa Rosa Co., FL.