Anna Howell

about 1818–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Howell was born about 1818, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Betterton Howell, was 32 and her mother, Frances Howell Jr,, was 27. She married Rev. John Murray Forbes I on 26 December 1838. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Rev. John Murray Forbes I
1807–1885
Anna Howell
1818–
Marriage: 26 December 1838
Francis Blackwell Forbes
1839–1908
Fannie Forbes
1841–
Anna Adelaide Forbes
1842–1935
John Murray Forbes Jr
1844–
Paschall S. Forbes
1846–
Mary J Forbs
1849–1849

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1838
children

(6)

    Francis Blackwell Forbes

    Male1839–1908Male

    Fannie Forbes

    Female1841–Female

    Anna Adelaide Forbes

    Female1842–1935Female

    John Murray Forbes Jr

    Male1844–Male

    Paschall S. Forbes

    Male1846–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1863

Age 45

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king.2 English: habitational name from Howell in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English hugol ‘mound’, ‘hillock’ or hūne ‘hoarhound’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Howell in entry for Francis B Forbes, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Anna Howell in entry for Frank B Forbes and Isabel Clarke, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Anna Howell in entry for John Forbes Jr. and Minnie Griswold, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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