John Howard

about 1829–
Chesterville, Morrow, Ohio, United States

The Life of John

When John Howard was born about 1829, in Chesterville, Morrow, Ohio, United States, his father, Ephraim Abraham Howard, was 33 and his mother, Rachael Doty, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Abraham Howard
1796–1860
Rachael Doty
1805–1900
John Howard
1829–
Nancy Howard
1829–
Mary Jane Howard
1837–
Elizabeth Howard
1840–
Sarah Ann Howard
1831–1918
William B Howard
1835–
Burrilla H. Howard
1845–1921
Gabriel Howard
1848–1930

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

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.

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