- Born: Cal 1806, Galston, Ayrshire
- Married (1): Elizabeth Reid on 22 Oct 1826
- Died: 20 Aug 1870, Galston, Ayrshire aged about 64
1823 - enlisted in the 94th Regiment of Foot
1823-1847 - served in 94th Foot, 96th Foot, 5th Foot and 5th Fusiliers
1847 - 14 September, discharged from the Army at Chatham
1856 - Pensioner
1857 - Cotton Weaver
1861 - Chelsea Pensioner
1806 - Galston, Ayrshire
1823-1847 - Army
1826 - married in Galston, Ayrshire
1838 - son born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
1851 - Galston, Ayrshire
1861 - Old Manse Close, Galston, Ayrshire
1870 - Church Lane, Galston, Ayrshire
The source of much Howie information is a lady who has researched the Howie family since about 1980.
• Proof Link: Census.
• Branch: McWalter.
James married Elizabeth Reid on 22 Oct 1826. (Elizabeth Reid was born Cal 1807 in Eaglesham, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died in 1895.)