(See Adair and Ghigau) -Frank Stapler, son of Frank and Sallie (Starr) Howard, was born January 30, 1873.

Married Caroline Allen, born May 30, 1873, and died February 8, 1899.

He married Ella Clyne, born April 26, 1870. His childen are: Catherine, born November 7, 1896;

Dewey, born April 22, 1898; Sallie Emma; Ella May; Grover Franklin and Edgar Starr Howard.

rank S. Howard was elected County Commissioner of Adair in 1910 and 1912.