Robert Howard

17 January 1824–2 September 1901 (Age 77)
Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Howard was born on 17 January 1824, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, his father, John "War Jack" Howard, was 56 and his mother, Mary Ann Risner, was 39. He married Lucinda Bingham in 1845, in Bell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Toms Creek, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3, Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 2 September 1901, in Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Blackmont, Bell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Howard
1824–1901
Lucinda Bingham
1829–1886
Marriage: 1845
Genelda Howard
1846–
Aretha H Howard
1851–
Elissa Howard
1855–
Benjamin Howard
1859–
Varilla Howard
1848–1936
William McCarester Howard
1852–
Palestine Howard
1852–
Radford Howard
1854–
Rad Howard
1854–1882
Elisha Howard
1857–
Seretta Howard
1858–1955
Arretha Howard
1862–
Tyrus Howard
1862–1946
Mary Howard
1865–1940
Nancy Howard
1867–1951
Elizabeth Lucinda Howard
1869–1949

Spouse and Children

    Male1824–1901Male

    Lucinda Bingham

    Female1829–1886Female

MARRIAGE
1845
Bell, Kentucky, United States
children

(16)

    Genelda Howard

    Female1846–Female

    Varilla Howard

    Female1848–1936Female

    Aretha H Howard

    Female1851–Female

    William McCarester Howard

    Male1852–Male

    Palestine Howard

    Male1852–Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 6

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 22

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

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Howard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert Howard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Howard, "United States Census, 1860"

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