George Howard

about 1834–
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of George

When George Howard was born about 1834, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Edwin F Howard, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Darrow, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Edwin F Howard
1800–1877
Sarah Darrow
1798–1883
Edwin F Howard
1826–1870
George Howard
1834–
Richard Howard
1828–
Harriet A Howard
1831–1911
Maria Howard
1832–
Charles Howard
1839–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 14

In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
1865

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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Sources (1)

  • Geo H Howard in household of Edwin F Howard, "United States Census, 1850"

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