William Howard

about 1812–
of, Madison, Alabama

The Life of William

When William Howard was born about 1812, his father, Baldwin Howard, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Thweatt "Eliza" Birdsong, was 40. He married Martha Rebecca Malone on 21 December 1835.

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William Howard
Martha Rebecca Malone
Marriage: 21 December 1835

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    Martha Rebecca Malone


21 December 1835

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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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  • William Howard, "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957"

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