Margaret Akin

9 April 1760–29 September 1830 (Age 70)
Quaker Hill, Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Akin was born on 9 April 1760, in Quaker Hill, Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Josiah Akin, was 40 and her mother, Judith Huddlestone, was 31. She married Nathaniel Howland Jr. on 14 September 1777, in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 29 September 1830, in Patterson, Putnam, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Patterson, Putnam, New York, United States.

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Nathaniel Howland Jr.
Margaret Akin
Marriage: 14 September 1777
William Howland
Peleg Howland
Dr David Howland
Laura E. Howland

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14 September 1777
New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States



    Dr David Howland


    Peleg Howland


    Laura E. Howland


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 16

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 21

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: variant spelling of Aiken .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Howland, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Quaker Births From Oblong Monthly Meeting, Dutchess County, New York, Children of Josias Akin & Judith
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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