Anna Howerton is my husband John’s great grandmother.
Marriage license issued between Lewis Conley of Holden, Johnson County, Missouri, over age 21 and Miss Anna E. Howerton of Holden, Johnson County, missouri, over age 18.
This is to certify that the undersigned, a minister of the Gospel of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church did at the residence of J. M. Howerton in said county on 25 Aug 1887 unite in marriage the above named persons. /s/ S.D. Givens (Marriage Record Book K, Johnson County, Missouri).
When Anna Elizabeth Howerton was born on December 22, 1868, her father, John, was 37 and her mother, Sarah, was 25. She married Lewis Conley on August 25, 1887, in Holden, Missouri. She had four children by the time she was 25. She died as a young mother on June 19, 1895, in Sedalia, Missouri, at the age of 26, and was buried in Clinton, Missouri. Anna Howerton and Lewis Conley were married in the home pictured above.