John Howlett

30 January 1819–30 July 1882 (Age 63)
Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John

When John Howlett was born on 30 January 1819, in Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Thomas Howlett, was 27 and his mother, Unnice Collins, was 27. He married Susan Holden Stiles on 6 January 1843, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870. He died on 30 July 1882, in Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Howlett
Susan Holden Stiles
Marriage: 6 January 1843
Mary Matilda Howlett
John Frank Howlett
Marilla Eunice Howlett
Thomas Henry Howlett
Moses Sylvester Howlett
Alfred Wallace Howlett

Spouse and Children


    Susan Holden Stiles


6 January 1843
New Hampshire, United States




    Marilla Eunice Howlett


    Thomas Henry Howlett


    Moses Sylvester Howlett


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Howlett


    Unnice Collins





    Elizabeth Collins Dowlin


World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

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.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 14

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): variant of Hewlett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Howlet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Howlett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Howlit, "United States Census, 1850"

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