Prudence Towson Sater

Brief Life History of Prudence Towson

When Prudence Towson Sater was born on 25 November 1743, in Chestnut Ridge, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Henry Sater, was 54 and her mother, Dorcas Osage Towson, was 23. She married Benjamin Howard on 21 September 1762, in Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 22 September 1822, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Howard
1742–1828
Prudence Towson Sater
1743–1822
Marriage: 21 September 1762
Discretion Howard
1764–1848
Philip Howard
1766–1828
Mary Howard
1768–1836
George Sater Howard
1770–1840
Sarah Howard
1771–1816
Elizabeth Howard
1774–1839
Rachel Howard
1776–1850
Rebecca Howard
1778–1834
Benjamin Franklin Howard Jr
1780–1825
Cornelius Howard
1782–1860
Nancy Frances Howard
1784–1831
Prudence Howard
1787–1788

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  • Invalid user-supplied link with no documentation - Legacy NFS Source: Prudence Sater - birth-name: Prudence Sater
  • Invalid user-supplied link with no documentation - U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Prudence Sater Howard, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Sæter: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Sæter, from Old Norse sætr ‘farmstead’ or setr ‘mountain summer farm’.

Polish: unexplained.

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

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