Abraham Howe San Juan County, New Mexico

Abraham Howe, of Farmington, became a resident of Colfax County, New Mexico, in 1873. He was born in Iowa in 185 1, became a resident of Kansas in 1865, and remained in the Sunflower state until his removal to New Mexico. He spent nearly fifteen years in Colfax County, riding the range, and afterward went to Santa Fe in charge of the day guards in the penitentiary, at the time T. P. Gable was warden.

In 1890 he left Colfax County and spent two years in traveling in Utah, Nevada and other western sections of the country. He afterward settled near Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and in 1902 came to Farmington, where he has since engaged in trading in lands.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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