Helena Dow

about 1806–
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Helena

When Helena Dow was born about 1806, in Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, her father, Thomas Dow, was 37 and her mother, Abigail Daniels, was 36.

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Thomas Dow
1769–1849
Abigail Daniels
1770–1836
David Dow
1791–1846
Helena Dow
1806–
Smith Dow
1794–1880
Adams Dow
1796–1874
Thomas Jefferson Dow
1800–1871
Whitcher Dow
1804–1882
John Dow
1808–1883
Stephen Dow
1810–
Benjamin Dow
1811–1863
Christina Dow
1813–1814

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 28

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (also found in Ireland): reduced form of McDow . This surname is borne by a sept of the Buchanans.2 English: variant of Daw .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Douw, an Old Frisian personal name.

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

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