David Howe

18 May 1783–1 October 1856 (Age 73)
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of David

When David Howe was born on 18 May 1783, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Artemas Howe, was 40 and his mother, Mary Bigelow, was 36. He married Betsey Dadman on 27 March 1811. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 October 1856, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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David Howe
Betsey Dadman
Marriage: 27 March 1811
Samuel Stimpson Howe
Susanna Howe
Elizabeth Howe
Willard Howe
Emily N. Howe

Spouse and Children

27 March 1811


    Samuel Stimpson Howe


    Susanna Howe


    Elizabeth Howe



    Emily N. Howe


Parents and Siblings





    Mary Howe


    Jonas How



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World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 4

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 20

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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Sources (3)

  • David Howe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Howe in household of Hiram Temple, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • David How, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"

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