Francis Lewis Howard

3 March 1841–7 November 1862 (Age 21)
Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Francis Lewis

When Francis Lewis Howard was born on 3 March 1841, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Eliphalet Morgan Howard, was 47 and his mother, Martha Hinds, was 41. He died on 7 November 1862, at the age of 21, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Eliphalet Morgan Howard
Martha Hinds
Mary Adaline Howard
Octavia C. Howard
David Corlis Howard
Emma Jane Howard
Louisa Jeanette Howard
Daniel Webster Howard
Francis Lewis Howard

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Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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  • Francis Howard in household of Eliphalet M Howard, "United States Census, 1850"

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