Henry Howard Starkweather

29 April 1826–28 January 1876 (Age 49)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Howard

When Henry Howard Starkweather was born on 29 April 1826, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Starkweather, was 36 and his mother, Lydia Button, was 31. He married Sarah Maria Fox on 16 June 1856, in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 January 1876, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Howard Starkweather
1826–1876
Sarah Maria Fox
1835–1908
Marriage: 16 June 1856
Henry Howard Starkweather
1856–1861
Lydia Maria Starkweather
1859–1863
Sarah Elizabeth Starkweather
1861–1924
Mary E Starkweather
1862–
Henry Fox Starkweather
1868–1933
John Austin Starkweather
1875–

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World Events (8)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
Age 3
Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1839 · Dueling Prohibited
Age 13
February 20, 1839, Congress prohibits dueling in Washington D.C. It is inspired by the incident where William Graves, a Kentucky Rep. is killed by Jonathan Cilley, a Maine Rep.
1846
Age 20
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

(1997: 748;2007: 1449; 2010: 1984)English: perhaps a nickname for a stormy-temperedperson. Compare Stark .

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

Possible Related Names

Stark

Sources (23)

  • Henry H. Starkweather in entry for John Starkweather, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • H H Starkweather, "United States Census, 1860"
  • H. H. in entry for Henry Starkweather, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

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