Joseph Howe

1697–1775 (Age 78)
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Howe was born on 19 February 1697, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Howe Sr, was 35 and his mother, Dorothy Martin, was 38. He married Zerviah Howe on 20 February 1723, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 18 February 1775, in his hometown, at the age of 77, and was buried in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Howe
Zerviah Howe
Marriage: 20 February 1723
Zerviah Howe

Spouse & Children

20 February 1723
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph How, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Joseph How, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Joseph How, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.