Nancy Howe

5 December 1797–23 December 1829 (Age 32)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Howe was born on 5 December 1797, in New Hampshire, United States, her father, James Howe, was 25 and her mother, Molly or Mary Boody, was 23. She married Samuel H. Foss on 1 July 1818. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 December 1829, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Samuel H. Foss
1788–1869
Nancy Howe
1797–1829
Marriage: 1 July 1818
Oliver Babb
1819–1825
Mary Frances Foss
1823–1907
Daniel Martin Foss
1820–1901
James Henry
1825–1844
Sally Perkins Foss
1827–1864
Betsey
1827–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1818
children

(6)

    Oliver Babb

    Male1819–1825Male

    Daniel Martin Foss

    Male1820–1901Male

    Female1823–1907Female

    James Henry

    Male1825–1844Male

    Female1827–1864Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Howe

    Male1772–1832Male

    Molly or Mary Boody

    Female1773–Female

siblings

(10)

    Olive Howe

    Female1795–1867Female

    Female1797–1829Female

    Joseph Howe

    Male1799–1849Male

    Hezekiah D. Howe

    Male1801–1865Male

    Comfort Howe

    Female1803–1880Female

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808

Age 11

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Nancy Haw in entry for Mary F. Ferrin, "Minnesota, Birth and Death Records, 1866-1916"
  • <Unknown> in entry for Daniel M. Foss, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • Nancy Foss in entry for Daniel Foss, "Minnesota Death Records, 1866-1916"

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