Thomas Tyre Howe

1850–1910 (Age 59)
New York, United States

The Life of Thomas Tyre

When Thomas Tyre Howe was born on 4 April 1850, in New York, United States, his father, John G. Howe, was 44 and his mother, Harriet Mourhess, was 25. He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Purvis on 14 September 1873, in Scotland, Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lindley, Steuben, New York, United States in 1850 and Mount Pleasant Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 22 March 1910, in Clay Township, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Willmathsville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tyre Howe
1850–1910
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Purvis
1852–1916
Marriage: 14 September 1873
Sarah A. Howe
1874–1958
Howe
1876–1900
William Harrison Howe
1878–1954
Luella "Ella" Howe
1883–1956
Thomas Franklin "Frank" Howe
1885–1966
Walter Fremon Howe
1886–1952
Henry Erastis Howe
1889–1952
Hosea R Howe
1892–1963
Clarice Howe
1895–1916

Spouse and Children

    Male1850–1910Male

    Elizabeth "Lizzie" Purvis

    Female1852–1916Female

MARRIAGE
14 September 1873
Scotland, Jasper, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    Female1874–1958Female

    Howe

    Unknown1876–1900

    Male1878–1954Male

    Luella "Ella" Howe

    Female1883–1956Female

    Thomas Franklin "Frank" Howe

    Male1885–1966Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1806–1862Male

    Harriet Mourhess

    Female1824–1908Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1848–1921Male

    Male1850–1910Male

    Mary Howe

    Female1854–Female

    Sallie Howe

    Female1855–Female

    Nancy Howe

    Female1857–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 10

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 16

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.2 English: variant of Hugh .3 Jewish (American): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Howe in household of John Howe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas How, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Howe, "United States Census, 1900"

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