George Washington Howard

21 December 1805–
Hanover, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Howard was born on 21 December 1805, in Hanover, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Phineas Howard, was 40 and his mother, Lavina Powers, was 34. He married Lucy Bean about 1826, in Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Newry, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1850. He died in Oxford, Maine, United States, and was buried in Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Howard
1805–
Lucy Bean
1806–1877
Marriage: about 1826
Esther H. Howard
1828–1915
Joel H. Howard
1829–1921
Velina A. Howard
1834–1907
Ann Janet Howard
1836–1936
Charles R Howard
1837–1908
Lawson E. Howard
1839–1895
Reuben F. Howard
1842–1902
Mary Frost Howard
1844–1933
Aramantha Lucy Howard
1847–1945
George Henry Howard
1850–1935

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 3
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1820
Age 15
Maine is the 23rd state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 31
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Ewart
Fogarty
Heward
Huard

Sources (15)

  • George W Howard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Howard in entry for Andrew J Magill and Mary F Howard, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Washington Howard in entry for Velina Howard Holt, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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