Warren County Iowa Genealogical Society




    Rev. Joseph HOWARD

    A Cumberland Presbyterian minister, Rev. Joseph HOWARD, preached the first sermon in the White Breast Township at the cabin of Martin WILLIS in 1847.  In 1851 Rev. HOWARD was elected trustee of White Breast Township in its the first township election (Source - Chronology of the early settlers of White Breast Township and Lacona compiled by Edith HEEMSTRA and John FORD sometime around 1980.)