Francis M Howe

25 October 1861–16 June 1873 (Age 11)
Watson, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Francis M

When Francis M Howe was born on 25 October 1861, in Watson, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Worthington Smith Howe, was 33 and his mother, Rowena Palmer, was 31. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 16 June 1873, in Watson, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 11.

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Worthington Smith Howe
Rowena Palmer
Valeria Abeline Howe
Mary Almesia Howe
Elizabeth T. Howe
Francis M Howe
Warren Palmer Howe
Worthington S. Jr. Howe

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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Sources (3)

  • Francis M Howe in household of Roena Howe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Francis N. Howe, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Frances N. Howe, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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