Elizabeth Howes


The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Howes was born in 1831. She married Benjamin Drake Taft on 5 February 1851, in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Benjamin Drake Taft
Elizabeth Howes
Marriage: 5 February 1851
Charles H. Taft
Arthur Stanley Taft

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Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from the plural of Middle English how ‘barrow’ ( see Howe 1) 2. possibly a variant of House . 3. patronymic from Hugh .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Taft in entry for Charles H. Taft, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Elizh. Howes, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Elizabeth Homes, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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