Henry Howland

12 July 1812–13 June 1852 (Age 39)
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Howland was born on 12 July 1812, in Vermont, United States, his father, Jonathan Howland, was 30 and his mother, Susannah Ellinwood, was 24. He married Martha Diana Case on 27 December 1842, in Ogle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 13 June 1852, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Henry Howland
Martha Diana Case
Marriage: 27 December 1842
Henry Case Howland
Helen Rachel Howland
Emma Jane Howland
Martha Howland

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  • Marriage
    27 December 1842Ogle, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    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. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Holland .Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland .History: Howland was the name of three Quaker brothers, original settlers in Marshfield, MA. They were from Huntingdonshire, England. The eldest, John Howland (c. 1593–1672) was a passenger on the Mayflower, servant to Gov. John Carver, who died in the first winter at Plymouth Colony.

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

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    Sources (35)

    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • Henry Howland, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Henry Howland, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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