Hiram Ruggles Howard

about 1821–30 August 1898 (Age 77)
Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Hiram Ruggles

When Hiram Ruggles Howard was born about 1821, in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, his father, Matthew Munson Howard Esquire, was 27 and his mother, Harriett Nichols, was 19. He married Nancy Harrison on 22 September 1873, in Wolfe Island, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died on 30 August 1898, in Lyn, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Ruggles Howard
1821–1898
Nancy Harrison
1843–1906
Marriage: 22 September 1873
Louella Howard
1865–
William Anson Howard
1875–1899
Wallace Lafayette Howard
1877–1950
Clarrance Howard
1880–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1873
Wolfe Island, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

    Louella Howard

    Female1865–Female

    William Anson Howard

    Male1875–1899Male

    Wallace Lafayette Howard

    Male1877–1950Male

    Clarrance Howard

    Male1880–1897Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 46

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 48

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 62

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hirum Howard, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Hiram R Howard, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Hiram R Howard, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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