Moses W. Howard

1823–9 March 1864 (Age 41)
McIntosh, Georgia, United States

The Life of Moses W.

When Moses W. Howard was born in 1823, in McIntosh, Georgia, United States, his father, Simon Peter Howard, was 30 and his mother, Harriet Davis, was 23. He married Louisa Crawford about 1849. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ware, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 9 March 1864, at the age of 41.

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Moses W. Howard
Louisa Crawford
Marriage: about 1849
James Gideon Howard
Joseph J Howard
Jane Howard
Sarah Howard
Milly Howard

Spouse and Children

about 1849
Ware, Georgia, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1824: Ware, Georgia, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 12

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

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 (3)

  • Moses Howard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Census Records of Georgia
  • Effie Crawford Patrick, 881 Grace Circle, Jacksonville, Fl 32205

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