Jeremiah Howerton

1796–15 July 1851 (Age 55)
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Howerton was born in 1796, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States, his father, Grief Howerton, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Adkins, was 32. He married Elizabeth Lucinda Johnson on 3 January 1817, in Rhea, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1840 and Tarrant, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1850. He died on 15 July 1851, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 55.

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Jeremiah Howerton
Elizabeth Lucinda Johnson
Marriage: 3 January 1817
Thomas Jefferson Howerton
Jeremiah Howerton
Francis Marion Howerton
Elizabeth Sarah Howerton
Azariah B Howerton

Spouse and Children

3 January 1817
Rhea, Tennessee, United States


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 16

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jere Howerton, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Zachariah Howarton in entry for Elizabeth Lively, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Jermiah Howerton, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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