Posted by carolyn on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
I have a fiddle I acquired on Ebay a few years back, the label says:
I looked him up online and found references that seem to indicate he was primarily a jeweler, but also an instrument maker who lived in Glendale Oregon and later, Grant's Pass, Oregon. Looks like he lived in the late 1800's/early 1900's. Does anyone have any other info on him?
Thursday, April 9, 2015 @9:21:00 AM
Best to post this type of question in the forum; more people will see it since only a small percentage seem to read the blogs.
Friday, June 5, 2015 @11:00:42 AM
Hello Carolyn. He is shown on the Amati.com site as John B. Howell:
A quick search on Ancestry.com for John B. Howell of Grants Pass resulted in some hits that suggested his full name might be John Banks Howell. So I searched on that name and found this:
Looks like he's your man.
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