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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Family Time Line

Isaac Howland
1698–
Elizabeth Brown
1704–
Mary Howland
1719–
William Howland
1729–
Samuel Howland
1731–
Mary Howland
1735–
Elizabeth Howland
1722–
John Howland
1732–1736

Parents and Siblings

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(6)

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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