======================================= Source: HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880 =======================================
THOMAS MCENTEE, father of Mrs. S. Menton Howard, was of Scotch descent. He came to America in 1794, and was a resident of Perry, Wyoming Co., NY until 1872, when he moved to Warsaw, Wyoming Co., NY where he died in 1877. He reared a family of four children, of whom Mrs. Mary Ann Howard was the second born. She was born in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, May 12th, 1828, and married S. Menton Howard, of Perry, NY Oct. 31st, 1848. He was a son of Samuel and Roxy Howard, natives of Connecticut, and was born April 5th, 1828. He spent four years during the war in the custom house at New York. In 1872 he came to Warsaw, NY , and was connected with the Warsaw Manufacturing Company until Jan., 1874. He died Jan. 6th, 1874, leaving a family of four children well provided for. He was deeply interested in educational interests, and served as superintendent of schools for many years.