Looking for names of unknown Howard and wife (reportedly) Mary Alice Boicourt / Beaucourt, parents of Jennie May Howard, born 24 Sep 1882 in Azle, Tarrant County, TX. She was orphaned at some point before 1898, and was adopted by Charles F. Tasker. Jennie married Arthur Duane Gwyn in Waco, TX 10 May 1900.
Update 14 Aug 2017: Jennie's mother was Mary Alice Phelps, b. 2 Aug 1864, married James Howard 30 Oct 1879 in Tarrant County, TX, per Historic Tarrant County Marriage Licenses. No DOB for James known, no DOD for James or Mary Alice. Mary Alice's mother was Margaret Ann (Anna) Boicourt and father was William Hudspith Phelps. This connection has been confirmed by DNA matching. Still don't know why Jennie was adopted and what happened to her parents.