Third Generation

6. Howard3 Cruthers (Louisa2, James1)(769) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 30, 1873.

He married Elizabeth Mary Godown 1900. Mary was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania October 1885. Mary was the daughter of Oliver Godown and Mary Ann Winter. In the 1880 census Lambertville Hunterdon Co NJ page 94, Howard (age 7) is recorded with his grandfather James Cruthers (age 73) Rebecca (age 62), Louisa Everett (age 29), Clara Everett (age 1), and Harriet Cruthers (age 11).

In the 1900 census New Hope Bucks Co Pa page 4, Howard (age 27) is a boarder.

In the 1910 census Lambertville Hunterdon Co NJ page 179, Howard (age 37) is recorded with his wife Lizzie (age 25), Lillian (age 6) and Mabel (age 3). They have been married for 9 years and have had 3 children with 2 living at the time of the census. Howard is a laborer in a rubber mill factory.

The WWII registration card dated Sept 12, 1918, gives his birthday as March 30, 1873. He lists Lizzie Cruthers (his wife) living at 713 Mulberry Street, Trenton as his nearest relative. He is noted as short, slender, blue eyes and brown hair. List his occupation as a Milk Man for Charles Schnitd.

In the 1920 census Lawrence Twp, Mercer Co, PA page , Howard (age 46) is living with his wife Elizabeth (age 35), daughter Mabel (age 13) and niece Ethel Godown (age 15). Howard has the occupation of papermill laborer.

In the 1930 census Franklin Corner Road, Lawrence Twp, Mercer Co, PA page 4, Howard (age 57) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 45), son in law Richard French (age 33), and daughter Mabel (age 23). Howard was first married at age 28 and Mabel was forst married at age 17. Howard has the occupation of private school grounds keeper.

Howard Cruthers and Elizabeth Mary Godown had the following children:

child 7 i. Lillian4 Cruthers (still alive).

child 8 ii. Mabel Cruthers was born in New Jersey September 26, 1906. Mabel died December 1973 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 67 years of age.

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