Barney Henry Howell was in Imperial County as late as 1956, according to voter registrations. His wife was Frieda W.
1930 census, Brawley, Imperial, California
Barney H Howell 33 packer fruit stand Frieda W Howell 31 stenographer feed store Harry C Smith 31 lodger Elizabeth L Smith 30 lodger
California Death Index, 1940-1997 about Barney H Howell Name: Barney H Howell Social Security #: 569075335 Sex: Male Birth Date: 14 Oct 1896 Birthplace: Florida Death Date: 20 May 1970 Death Place: Imperial
San Diego Union 5/22/1970 abstracted Barney Howell, 73, Niland. Riverview Cem. Born Ft. Meade, FL and served in WWI. Came to the Imperial Valley in 1919 as a fruit picker. Married Frieda Nickel, of Rocky Ford, CO on 12/22/1922 in Mobile, AL.
They grew veggies, first in the Westmoreland district and then in Niland. They moved to Niland 14 years ago, where he began selling real estate.
Survived by wife Frieda, two brothers, three nephews.