Matilda Howe

1808–28 January 1884 (Age 76)
Allenport Borough, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Howe was born in 1808, in Allenport Borough, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Howe, was 68 and her mother, Elizabeth Jackman, was 22. She married Joseph Keen Ashmead in 1830, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cedar Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. She died on 28 January 1884, in Boonville, Cooper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Palestine Township, Cooper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Keen Ashmead
1806–1872
Matilda Howe
1808–1884
Marriage: 1830
Sarah "Sally" Ashmead
1831–1910
Catherine Katie Ashmead
1833–1923
John Wesley Ashmead
1837–1916
James Thorton Ashmead
1840–1918
Austin Ashmead
1841–1844
Granville Eberts Ashmead
1845–1910
Joseph William Ashmead
1849–1886

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1830
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Howe

    Male1740–1820Male

    Elizabeth Jackman

    Female1786–1834Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1808–1884Female

    Nathan Howe

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 4

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1821

Age 13

Missouri is the 24th state
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 21

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Name Meaning

Scots: Howe, hollow, a hollow, or dell

Sources (3)

  • Matilda Ashmead in household of John Bonhart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Matilda Ashmead in household of Joseph Ashmead, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Matilda Ashmead in household of Jas Ashmead, "United States Census, 1870"

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