Marcia Ann Prouty

Female4 September 1801–29 September 1872

Brief Life History of Marcia Ann

When Marcia Ann Prouty was born on 4 September 1801, in Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Prouty, was 23 and her mother, Lydia Hatch, was 20. She married Tyler Howe on 31 March 1822. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Manitoba, Canada in 1872. She died on 29 September 1872, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Tyler Howe
Marcia Ann Prouty
Marriage: 31 March 1822
William Howe
Otis Howe
Lorinda H Howe
Lydia Ann Howe
Thomas J G Howe
Thomas Howe
John Edward Howe
Minerva Howe

Sources (28)

  • M A Howe in household of Tyler Howe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marsha Ann Prouty, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Marcia Prouty, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1822
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 2

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 2

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 19

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of Scottish Proudy, unexplained. This is a distinguished surname in VT.

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

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