William Howard Stiles

21 June 1823–31 March 1891 (Age 67)
Enosburg, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of William Howard

When William Howard Stiles was born on 21 June 1823, in Enosburg, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Stevens Stiles, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Hendrick, was 23. He married Betsey Miller on 25 September 1849. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 31 March 1891, in Montgomery, Franklin, Vermont, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Montgomery Center Cemetery, Montgomery, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Howard Stiles
Betsey Miller
Marriage: 25 September 1849
Annette L. Stiles
William M. Stiles

Spouse and Children

25 September 1849
Enosburgh, Vermont


    Annette L. Stiles


    William M. Stiles


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 11

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English stigel, stigol ‘steep uphill path’ (a derivative of stīgan ‘to climb’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Stiles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William H Stiles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Stiles, "United States Census, 1880"

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