Benjamin HOWLAND

Male 1659 - 1727  (67 years)


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  • Name Benjamin HOWLAND  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • He was a prominent member of the Apponegansett Friend's Meeting. A minute in the records of that meeting in which bears date 17, 8, 1715, shows the appointen of Deliverance Smith and Benjamin Howland "to get more ? in the gallerys before the yearly meeting." He was a ? and owned what is called the Rounds Hills farm in Dartmouth. He was a prominent citizen, evidence of which ? in his frequent selecting for responsible positions ? and meeting affairs. he held the offices of selectman and Assessor in 1697, was a surveyer of highways in 1698 and constable in 1709. he was appointed treasurer ? meeting fund 19, 9, 1705. His will was ? he mentions children, Abigail, Desire, Lydia, ? and Barnabas, "living."


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    Born 08 Mar 1659  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1727  Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Person ID I29947  Main Tree
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2018 

    Father Zoeth HOWLAND,   b. 1636, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1676, Killed by the Indians at Pocassett in the middle of King Philip's War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Abigail ? 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Oct 1656  [4, 5
    Family ID F10206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith SAMPSON,   b. 1664, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1684  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Abigail HOWLAND,   b. 30 Nov 1686, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Benjamin HOWLAND,   b. 30 Nov 1688, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Isaac HOWLAND,   b. 30 Jan 1694, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1778, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     4. Desire HOWLAND,   b. 29 Aug 1696, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +5. Barnabas HOWLAND,   b. 16 Sep 1699, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1773  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     6. Lydia HOWLAND,   b. 11 Oct 1701, Dartmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Dutchess County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F10213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Mar 1659 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jun 1684 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1727 - Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5459] "A Brief Genealogical and Biographical History of Arthur, Henry, and John Howland, and their Descendants, of the United States and Canada", Franklyn Howland, (Franklyn Howard - New Bedford, Mass, - 1885).

    2. [S01952] Certain Comeoverers by Henry Howland Crapo.

    3. [S02650] Mayflower Families in Progress: Francis Cooke of the Mayflower and his Descendants of Four Generations, Robert S. Wakefield, FASG and Ralph Van Wood, Jr., (Name: Name: General Society of Mayflower Descendants 2000;;).

    4. [S5366] "Little Compton Families" Vol. I, Little Compton, Rhode Island, Benjamin Franklin Wilbour.

    5. [S10118] The Howland Heirs being the Story of a Family and a fortune and the Inheritance of a Trust, William M. Emery and William W. Crapo.