Edward W Howland

28 December 1804–19 January 1879 (Age 74)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edward W

When Edward W Howland was born on 28 December 1804, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Captain Cornelius Howland, was 46 and his mother, Rhoda Wing, was 38. He married Minerva Ellison on 23 September 1823, in Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 19 January 1879, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Edward W Howland
Minerva Ellison
Marriage: 23 September 1823
Andrew Moore Howland

Spouse and Children


    Minerva Ellison


23 September 1823
Dutchess, New York, United States


    Andrew Moore Howland


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World Events (7)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Edward W Howland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edward W. in entry for Andrew M. Howland and Martha J. Pollard, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Edward W Howland, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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