THE HOWE FAMILY
The original members of the Howe family included Orville Duane Howe and his wife Mary Pepoon Howe, Mary's brother Joseph B. Pepoon & wife, and Mary's brother Theodore Weld Pepoon & wife. The Howe and Pepoon family homes in Painesville, Ohio were both stations on the Underground Railroad, and you can read about them on this site. Orville Duane, Mary, and Joseph are buried in the Table Rock Cemetery as are conductors of the Underground Railroad for the station that was here in Table Rock. You can read about them in the National Park Service's Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program. Follow this link for the families' stories.