Harriet Eveline Howard
b. 2 October 1816, d. January 1879
- Harriet Eveline Howard was born on 2 October 1816 in Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia.
- She married Jesse Boring, son of John Boring and Sarah Chandler, on 26 October 1833 in Columbus, Meriwether County, Georgia.
- The following appeared on 31 May 1850 in the Richmond Whig & Public Advertiser: Arrivals in San Francisco.--We notice among the arrivals at the St. Francis Hotel on the 15th ult. the names of Rev. Jesse Boring, Superintendent of the Methodist E. Mission, South; Rev. A. M. Wyman, Georgia; Rev. D. W. Pollock, Missouri; with their assistant colleagues, Mrs. Harriet E. Boring, Miss Julia M. Boring, Miss Ella C. Boring, Sarah J. Boring, Adelaide Boring, Master John H. Boring, Mrs. Maria C. Wyman, Georgia; Mrs. Rhodes, North Carolina.
- Jesse Boring and Harriet Eveline Howard appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, but it should be noted that it is an educated guess that John K. Boring is a member of this household.. Other members of the household included John Keener Boring, Sarah J. Boring, Adelaide H. Boring, Isaac A. Boring and Jesse Boring.
- Jesse Boring and Harriet Eveline Howard appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. Other members of the household included Sarah J. Boring, Adelaide H. Boring, Isaac A. Boring and Jesse Boring.
- Harriet Eveline Howard died in January 1879 at age 62 in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia.
- Her husband Jesse Boring became a widower at her death.
- The following appeared on 31 January 1879 in the Elkhart Daily Review: The wife of Rev. Jesse Boring died in Augusta, Ga., aged 63. She crossed the plains on a mule when her husband went to California and established the first Methodist church on the Pacific coast.
- Last Edited: 30 May 2015