Thomas Tyre Howe

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

The Life Summary 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
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Purvis
Marriage: 14 September 1873
Sarah A. Howe
William Harrison Howe
Luella "Ella" Howe
Thomas Franklin "Frank" Howe
Walter Fremon Howe
Henry Erastis Howe
Hosea R Howe
Clarice Howe

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World Events (8)

Age 10
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
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.

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Sources (9)

  • 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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