Thomas Howls

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Howls was born on 18 January 1819, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Howls, was 31 and his mother, Ann White, was 23. He married Eliza Jones on 11 April 1842, in Saint Thomas's Church, Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Lake View, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 19 September 1889, at the age of 70, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Howls
Eliza Jones
Marriage: 11 April 1842

Sources (16)

  • Thomas Howls, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Howl, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Howls, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning


pronounced to rhyme with hose, a variant of Howe 1 with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. Hose (Leicestershire), recorded as Howes in 1086, is named with the plural of Old English hōh ‘hill spur’.

pronounced to rhyme with cows, a variant of Howe 2 (see Hugh ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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