Mark Howe

31 December 1736–May 1818 (Age 81)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mark

When Mark Howe was born on 31 December 1736, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Mark Howe, was 41 and his mother, Hephzibah Perkins, was 35. He married Mary Payson on 13 October 1759, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in May 1818, in Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 81.

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Mark Howe
Mary Payson
Marriage: 13 October 1759
Mary Howe
Eliphalet Payson Howe

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    Mary Payson


13 October 1759
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 40

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

Age 40

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 45

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.2 English: variant of Hugh .3 Jewish (American): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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  • Mark How, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mark How, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mark How, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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