Hollis Howe

28 May 1799–1871 (Age 71)
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hollis

When Hollis Howe was born on 28 May 1799, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Aaron Howe, was 32 and his mother, Ruth Gleason, was 25. He married Mrs Hollis Howe on 4 June 1822, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died in 1871, at the age of 72.

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Hollis Howe
Mrs Hollis Howe
Marriage: 4 June 1822

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    Mrs Hollis Howe


4 June 1822
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow, Middle English how (Old Norse haugr), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Howe in Norfolk and North Yorkshire.2 English: variant of Hugh .3 Jewish (American): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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  • Hollis How, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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