Valorous Howland

6 July 1872–15 October 1899 (Age 27)
Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of Valorous

When Valorous Howland was born on 6 July 1872, in Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Silas C Howland, was 39 and his mother, Minerva Bean, was 33. He died on 15 October 1899, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 27.

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Family Time Line

Silas C Howland
1833–1883
Minerva Bean
1839–1877
Oliver C. Howland
1860–1866
Orvis Silas Howland
1866–1951
Hattie Howland
1870–1895
Valorous Howland
1872–1899
Walter James Howland
1874–1942

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 9

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (3)

  • Valoris Howland, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Valoris Howland, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Valoris Howland, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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