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Henry T. Howard, Jr. Pedigree

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4   Howard

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

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2. Wife: Diadamia (?) (perhaps)

 

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3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Matthew H. Howard: See generation 3, below.

 

3   Matthew H. Howard (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1805.  Died 1868; interred Naskatucket Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

1850 US Census: Matthew Howard, age 45 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Deborah H. Howard, age 45 (b. MA); daughter, Pamelia J. Howard, age 21 (b. MA); son, Nelson S. Howard, age 19 (b. MA); daughter, Phebe A. J. Howard, age 17 (b. MA); son, Henry T. Howard, age 14 (b. MA); son, Jahazel J. Howard, age 12 (b. MA); son, Abner Howard, age 10 (b. MA); son, John F. Howard, age 9 (b. MA); daughter, Ann Eliza Howard, age 7 (b. MA); daughter, Sarah J. Howard, age 5 (b. MA); and daughter, Charlotte M. Howard, age 3 (b. MA).

 

1865 MA Census: Mathew Howard, age 60 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  He household also included his wife, Deborah H. Howard, age 60 (b. MA); son, John F. Howard, age 24 (b. MA), deaf, and employed as a laborer; daughter, Anna E. Howard, age 22 (b. MA); daughter, Sarah J. Howard, age 20 (b. MA); daughter, Charlotte M. Howard, age 18 (b. MA) and deaf; son, Henry T. Howard, age 29 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer; daughter-in-law, Sarah J. Howard, age 22 (b. MA); and grandson, William H. Howard, age 5 months.

 

2. Wife: Deborah H. Jenney

 

Born 1805 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1877.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Jahazier J. Howard: Probably born in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 March 1820 in Plymouth Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; died there in Vine Hills Cemetery.

 

1865 MA Census: Jabeth Howard, age 46 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Ellen Howard, age 43 (b. MA); daughter, Emma D. Howard, age 19 (b. MA); son, Edwin J. Howard, age 17 (b. MA); son, Luther T. Howard, age 10 (b. MA); and Diadamia Howard, age 85 (b. MA).

 

Jahazier Howard married Ellen M. Douglass on 2 November 1885 in Plymouth Township, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. Emma D. Howard: Born about 1846 in Massachusetts.

 

(2. Edwin J. Howard: Born about 1848 in Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Edwin J. Howard, age 61 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had been married once, was heading a household on New Boston Road in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife if 15 years, Georgia Freeman Howard, age 51, who had been married twice; and boarder, Charity B. Stevens, age 94 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and single.

 

(3. Luther T. Howard: Born about 1855 in Massachusetts.

 

b. Sophia B. Howard: Born 13 July 1827 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 24 October 1904 in Taunton Township, Bristol County from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage; interred there in Mayflower Hill Cemetery.  Married Frederick P. Stetson (b. 14 Dec 1820, d. 27 Sep 1900; interred with Sophia).

 

c. Pamelia Jenney Howard: Born 15 May 1829 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 21 October 1910; interred there in Riverside Cemetery.  Married James Nelson Hammond (b. 4 Mar 1828 in Fairhaven Twp, d. there 21 Feb 1909), son of James and Lydia (Howard) Hammond, on 14 December 1853 in Fairhaven Township and had the following children:

 

(1. Adelaide N. Hammond: Born 1855.  Died 8 October 1884 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts; interred there in Riverside Cemetery.

 

(2. Marcia D. Hammond: Born 1862 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1933.  Married Frederick H. Wood on 23 July 1885 in Fairhaven Township.

 

d. Nelson S. Howard: Born 1831.  Died 1857; interred Naskatucket Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

e. Phebe A. J. Howard: Born 23 September 1833 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 February 1919; interred there in Naskatucket Cemetery.  Married Dennis Stevens (b. 1813, d. 1870; interred with Phebe) and had the following children:

 

(1. Nelson H. Stevens: Born 1859.  Married Amelia J. Gifford on 11 December 1885 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Emma B. Stevens: Born 3 September 1862 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1876; interred Naskatucket Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Annie K. Stevens: Born 23 September 1865 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1942; interred Naskatucket Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Massachusetts.

 

f. Henry T. Howard: See generation 2, below.

 

g. Abner Luther Howard: Born 1840.  Died 21 November 1881, age 42 years, 1 month, 14 days, in Acushnet Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts; interred Long Plain Cemetery, Acushnet Township, MA.  Married Betsey J. Morse (b. 23 Dec 1843 in Acushnet Twp, Bristol Co., d. 28 Jul 1915 in New Bedford Twp, Bristol Co., MA from complications of arterial sclerosis and senile dementia), daughter of Charles M. (b. 19 Dec 1819, d. 8 Oct 1895) and Mary A. (Bisbee) Morse (b. 1821, d. 1905), and resided at 1236 Pleasant Street, New Bedford Township, Massachusetts.  Abner and Betsey had the following children:

 

(1. Mary Frances Howard: Born 30 December 1867.  Died 21 October 1963, age 95 years, 9 months, 21 days; interred Long Plain Cemetery, Acushnet Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Lilly G. Howard: Born 24 April 1871.  Died 7 May 1878, age 7 years and 13 days; interred Long Plain Cemetery, Acushnet Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Flora M. Howard: Born 11 September 1878.  Died 14 June 1883, age 4 years, 9 months, 3 days; interred Long Plain Cemetery, Acushnet Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

h. John F. Howard: Born 4 May 1841 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 September 1916 in Acushnet Township, Bristol County.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Victoria E. Jacinth (b. 11 Jan 1849 in the Azores, Portuagal, d. 30 May 1916 in Fairhaven Twp, Bristol Co. from complications of Sarcoma), daughter of Antone and Victoria (Rose) Jacinth, on 29 November 1883 in New Bedford Township, Bristol County and subsequently resided on New Boston Road, Fairhaven Township, Massachusetts.

 

i. Annie E. Howard: Born 1843.  Died 1927; interred Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Married Alfred C./O. King (b. 1841, d. 16 Nov 1879 in New Bedford Twp., Bristol Co.; interred with Annie), son of Joseph and Susan (?) King, on 22 June 1865 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

j. Sara J. Howard: Born 1845 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1915; interred Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven Township.  Married Ebenezer "Eben" Grinnell (b. 1827 in Tisbury Twp, Dukes Co., MA, d. 1896), son of Oliver C. and Sarah (Winslow) Grinnell, on 5 May 1873 in Fairhaven Township and had the following children:

 

(1. Anna Grinnell: Born 1874.  Died 1961; interred Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Married Robert B. Franklin (b. 1880, d. 1943; interred with Anna).

 

(2. Harry H. Grinnell: Born 1875.   Died 1924; interred Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Millie H. Grinnell: Born 1877 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  Died 27 July 1878 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

(4. Frederic Eldred Grinnell: Born 1879.  Died 1960; interred Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Married Agnes Coughlin on 19 July 1911 in Los Angeles County, California.

 

k. Charlotte M. Howard: Born 1847.  Died 1924; interred Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

2   Henry T. Howard

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 20/17 February 1836 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 20 February 1914, age 78 years, 1 month, 3 days, from complications of heart disease; interred there in Naskatucket Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer on New Boston Road, Fairhaven Township.

 

1870 US Census: Henry T. Howard, age 34 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  His real estate was valued at $3,500 and his personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his daughter, Fanny W. Howard, age 4 (b. MA); son, Matthew Howard, age 2 (b. MA); daughter, Deborah J. Howard, age 1 months (b. MA); sister, Charlotte Howard, age 23 (b. MA) and "at home;" mother, Doborah Howard, age 65 (b. MA); brother, John Howard, age 29 (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer; and Alford Jenney, age (b. MA) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1880 US Census: Henry T. Howard, age 44 (b. MA), was heading a household in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Sarah J. Howard, age 37; daughter, Fannie W. Howard, age 13 (b. MA); son, Matthew H. Howard, age 11 (b. MA); daughter, Deborah J. Howard, age 10 (b. MA); and daughter, Susan E. Howard, age 5 (b. MA).

 

1900 US Census: Henry T. Howard, age 64 (b. Jan 1836 in MA; parent b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 37 years, Sarah H. Howard, age 57 (b. Nov 1842 in MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Sarah D. Howard, age 23 (b. Feb 1877 in MA) and single; daughter, Lydia F. Howard, age 21 (b. Jan 1877 in MA) and single; daughter, Judith B. Howard, age 19 (b. Jan 1881 in MA) and single; daughter, Ellen D. Howard, age 17 (b. Apr 1883 in MA) and single; daughter, Emma B. Howard, age 17 (b. Apr 1883 in MA) and single; son, Henry T. Howard, Jr., age 13 (b. Jan 1887 in MA); son, Matthew H. Howard, age 32 (b. Jul 1867 in MA); grandson, Robert S. Howard, age 8 (b. Feb 1892 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. St Helena); grandson, William E. Howard, age 4 (b. Oct 1895 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. St. Helena); and boarder, Mary Tripp, age 81 (b. Jul 1818 in MA; parents b. MA).

 

1910 US Census: Henry T. Howard, age 75 (b. MA; parents b. MA), was heading a household on New Boston Road, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of 34 years, Sarah J. Howard, age 67 (b. MA; parents b. MA), who had had 6 children, 4 of whom were still alive; daughter, Susan E. Howard, age 29 (b. MA); son, Henry T. Howard, Jr., age 22 (b. MA); and grandson, William E. Howard, age 14 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. England).

 

2. Wife: Sarah Jane Tripp

 

Born 27 November 1842 in New Bedford Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts; daughter of William Tripp (b. Aug 1808, d. 9 Sep 1851; son of William and Mary (Snell) Tripp) and Susan Tripp (b. 12 May 1811; daughter of Abraham and Mary Polly (Warren) Tripp) of New Bedford.  Sarah died 23 April 1923 in Mattapoisett Township, Plymouth County; interred with Henry.  Married Henry T. Howard on 26 November 1863 in Acushnet Township, Bristol County.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. William "Willie" Henry Howard: (more info) Born 17 November 1864 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 2 June 1865, age 6 months and 15 days from complications of diphtheria; interred there Naskatucket Cemetery.

 

b. Nellie L. Howard: Born 22 November 1865 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

c. Fannie/Fanny Woodbury Howard: (more info) Born 18 June 1866 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts

 

d. Matthew Henry Howard: (more info) Born 5 July 1868.  Died 1913; interred Naskatucket Cemetery, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census: Matthew H. Howard, age 41, who had been married twice, was heading a household on New Boston Road, Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife of less than 1 year, Alice M. Howard, age 31, who had been married once and had had no children; and son, Robert S. Howard, age 16 and single.

 

Matthew H. Howard married (1st) Elizabeth Stewart on 13 May 1893 in Mattapoisett Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; subsequently divorced.  Matthew and Elizabeth had the following son:

 

(1. Robert S. Howard: Born about 1894.

 

Matthew H. Howard, age 40 and employed as a farmer, married (2nd) Alice M. Parker, age 30 of Acushnet, Massachusetts, on 12 June 1909 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County with Pastor Frederick C. Baker of the Centre Methodist Episcopal Church officiating.  Alice was the daughter of William L. G. and Mary L. (Albro) Parker.

 

e. Deborah Jenney Howard: (more info) Born 26 April 1870 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

f. Frederick "Freddie" Tripp Howard: Born 16 April 1872 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 9 December 1875; interred there in Naskatucket Cemetery.

 

g. Susan Edith Howard: (more info) Born 30 April 1875 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1953.  Susan, age 37, married, as his 2nd wife, Arthur Homer Francis (b. 1871 in Taunton Twp, Bristol Co., d. 1943),  of New Bedford, who was age 41 and employed as  a moulder, on 28 September 1912 in New Bedford Township, Bristol County with clergyman Frank H. Peters of New Bedford officiating.  Arthur was the son of Lyman R. and Anna E. (Talbot) Francis; his 1st marriage ended in divorce.

 

h. Sarah Elizabeth Howard: (more info) Born 7 February 1877 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Sarah, age 27 and employed as a teacher, married George Gibbs Benson, age 37 and employed as a harness maker of Worcester, MA, on 22 August 1904 with clergyman Charles J. Jones, Jr. of New Bedford officiating.  George was the son of Rufus and Ruth B. (Hathaway) Benson.

 

i. Lydia Frances Howard: (more info) Born 15 January 1879 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

j. Judith Briggs Howard: (more info) Born 6 January 1881 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Judith, age 22 and employed as a dressmaker, married Clarence S. Russell (b. Dartmouth Twp, Bristol Co.), age 29 and employed as a clerk, on 16 April 1903 in Fairhaven Township, with clergyman George H. Bates officiating.  Clarence was the son of Frank O. and Malina F. (Southnorth) Russell

 

k. Emma Barker Howard: (more info) Twin.  Born 13 April 1883 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1945; interred Ellis Cemetery, Mattapoisett Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Emma, age 22, married (1st) Garnett E.  Watson (b. Fairhaven Twp, Bristol Co., MA), age 22 and employed as a teamster, on 31 October 1905 in New Bedford Township, Bristol County with Justice of the Peace and Assistant City Clerk, William S. Cook officiating.  Garnett was the son of Henry and Agnes (Smith) Watson.  Emma (Howard) Watson married (2nd) George L. Shaw (b. 1883, d. 1945; interred with Emma).

 

l. Ellen Douglas Howard: Twin.  Born 13 April 1883 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 2 May 1970 in Nantucket Township, Nantucket County, Massachusetts; interred Ellis Cemetery, Mattapoisett Township, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.  Married Thomas Warren Chace, son of Noble M. and Mercy B. (Bowman) Chace, on 1 November 1910.

 

m. Henry T. Howard, Jr.: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Henry T. Howard, Jr.: (more info)

 

Born 18 January 1887 in Fairhaven Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 November 1971 in New Bedford Township, Bristol County.  Married Grace H. Cowen, paragraph of generation 2 of the Cowen Annex on .

 

 

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