Dorothy Howell

about 1684–23 September 1752 (Age 68)
Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Howell was born about 1684, in Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Richard Howell I, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Hallock, was 44. She married John Reeve about 1700, in Southampton, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 23 September 1752, in her hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

John Reeve
1682–1727
Dorothy Howell
1684–1752
Marriage: about 1700
John Reeve
1709–1747
David Reeve
1720–1790
Walter Reeve
1727–1791

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1700
Southampton, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(3)

    John Reeve

    Male1709–1747Male

    Male1720–1790Male

    Walter Reeve

    Male1727–1791Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king.2 English: habitational name from Howell in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English hugol ‘mound’, ‘hillock’ or hūne ‘hoarhound’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • New York Heads of Families (Southold "Census" in 1698)

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