Prudence Towson Sater

25 November 1743–22 September 1822 (Age 78)
Chestnut Ridge, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Prudence Towson

When Prudence Towson Sater was born on 25 November 1743, in Chestnut Ridge, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Henry Sater, was 54 and her mother, Dorcas Osage Towson, was 23. She married Benjamin Franklin Howard on 21 September 1762, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 10 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 Franklin Howard
1742–1828
Prudence Towson Sater
1743–1822
Marriage: 21 September 1762
William Howard
1760–1836
Prudence Howard
1763–1763
Henry Howard
1763–
Prudence Howard
1780–1780
Discretion Howard
1764–1848
Philip Howard
1766–1828
Mary Howard
1768–1836
George Sater Howard
1770–1840
Sarah Howard
1771–1816
Rachel Howard
1776–1850
Elizabeth Howard
1776–1824
Rebecca Howard
1778–1834
Benjamin Franklin Howard Jr
1780–1825
Cornelias Howard
1782–1860
Nancy Howard
1784–1831
Henry Sater Howard
1785–1854
Prudence Howard
1786–1788

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 September 1762
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
children

(17)

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1776

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 33

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 43

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

Respelling of Norwegian Sæter, a common habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Sæter, named with Old Norse sætr, setr ‘farm’. In more recent formations it means ‘mountain farm’, ‘summer dairy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Prudence Sater Howard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry Sater, His Two Wives, and His Six Children
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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