Helena Dow

about 1806–
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Helena

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

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wellington 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

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic dubh ‘black’ (see Duff ).English: from the Middle English personal name Dow, a rhyming pet form of Row(e), representing a common pronunciation of Rolf, a side form of Ralph. See Rolfe and compare Daw , Dawson , and Dowson . Alternatively, in East Anglia the name may be a variant of Dove .Americanized form of Dutch Douw: from the personal name Douwe, from Frisian dou ‘pigeon’.

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

Possible Related Names

Duff
Dowman
Dowe
Dowson

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