Mary Howland

about 1735–
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Howland was born about 1735, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Isaac Howland, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 31.

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Isaac Howland
Elizabeth Brown
Mary Howland
William Howland
Samuel Howland
Mary Howland
Elizabeth Howland
John Howland

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World Events (6)


Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 41

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 65

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Holland 1.2 Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Howland, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Mary Howland, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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