Family Group of Abraham Howland

ABRAHAM HOWLAND 1   ( Samuel, Henry, Henry, John, John, John ) was born May 09, 1675 in Freetown, Plymouth Colony (now Bristol County 21), Massachusetts, and died July 22, 1747 in Hanson, Massachusetts 2 20. He married (1) ANN COLSON Abt. 1700, daughter of NATHANIEL COLSON 19. He married (2) ANNE ROUSE Aft. 1700 2. (Or was he married once, to Anne Rouse Colson?)

Notes for ABRAHAM HOWLAND   Chart

Time Line for Abraham Howland ... developed from research data

1675, May 09b. Freetown, Plymouth (now Bristol), Massachusetts
1700, abt.m. Anne Colson
1747, Jun 15Will written; Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1747, July 22d. Hanson, Plymouth, Massachusetts 20

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"HOWLAND, ABRAHAM, Pembroke, son of 1st Samuel, m., about 1700, Ann, d. of Nathaniel Colson of Newport, and had Rouse, 1706; Abraham; Samuel, 1717; Joseph, 1722; Benjamin, 1724, m. Experience Edgarton of Halifax; Sarah, 1707, m. a Dawes; Elizabeth, 1706, m. a Bonney; Mary, 1704, m. Jacob Mitchell, and a d. m. Jedediah Beals." 14

Notes for ANNE (ROUSE) COLSON   Chart

It is not known for sure which children are from Anne Rouse or Anne Colson, if they are indeed 2 different individuals. I believed that all children from Rouse b. 1706 were clearly from wife Anne Rouse.

Children of ABRAHAM HOWLAND and ANNE (ROUSE) COLSON:

  1. SAMUEL HOWLAND 15 18, was born December 25, 1717 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and died Abt. 1753. He married SARAH JOY 16 October 13, 1738 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 17.
     
  2. MARY HOWLAND 14, b. September 17, 1704; m. JACOB MITCHELL, January 18, 1720/21.
     
  3. ELIZABETH HOWLAND 14, b. August 06, 1706, Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachussetts; d. Abt. 1783, Danville, Maine; m. ICHABOD BONNEY, October 29, 1724, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 5.
     
  4. SARAH HOWLAND 14, b. 1707, Marshfield, Massachusetts; m. DAWES.
     
  5. ROUSE HOWLAND 14, b. July 16, 1708, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; d. September 15, 1774; m. (1) ANNA BONNEY, November 27, 1729, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 3; m. (2) LYDIA BOWLES, July 23, 1744, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 4.

    Notes for ROUSE HOWLAND:

    "ROUSE, Pembroke, son of 1st Abraham, m., 1729, Anna Bonney, and had Perez; Beulah, m. Charles Bisbe; Joseph, m. Lydia Bearse, Zeruiah, 1743. He m., 2d, 1744, Lydia, d. of Samuel Bowles of Rochester, and had Diana, m. Lot Phillips." 15

  6. ABRAHAM HOWLAND, JR 14, b. 1712; m. SARAH SIMMONS, March 11, 1730/31, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 6 7.
     
  7. JOSEPH HOWLAND 14, b. April 03, 1722, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 11
     
  8. BENJAMIN HOWLAND 14, b. September 30, 1724, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 12; m. EXPERIENCE EDGERTON 14, February 10, 1742/43, Duxbury. 13
     
  9. ANNE HOWLAND , b. September 02, 1713, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 9; m. SOLOMON BEAL, JR, November 10, 1730, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 10.
     
  10. CONTENT HOWLAND (?), b. June 07, 1712 8; d. 1712.
     

 

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Endnotes

1. Davis, William T., Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, (2nd Edition, 1899), p. 154.
"SAMUEL, Freetown, son of 1st Henry, by wife Mary, had Content, m. a Sanford; Samuel; Isaac; Abraham, 1675; John, Joshua, m. Elizabeth Holloway and Dorothy Lee; Gershom; and Mary, m. Philip Rounseville."
2. Robert S. Wakefield and Robert M. Sherman, National Genealogical Society Quarterly (Dec 1987) Vol 75, 283.
3. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), p.294.
Page Caption: Pembroke Marriages; "HOWLAND, Rouse and Anne Bonney, Nov. 27, 1729. [Anna, P.R.156.}."
4. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), p.294.
Page Caption: Pembroke Marriages, "HOWLAND, Rouse and Lydia Bowles, July 23, 1744. [Lydia, d. Samuel of Rochester, P.R.156.}."
5. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), p.293.
Page Caption: Pembroke Marriages, "HOWLAND, Elizabeth and Ichabod Bonney, Oct. 29, 1724."
6. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), pg 292.
Page Caption: Pembroke Marriages, "HOWLAND, Abraham Jr and Sarah Simmons of Plymton, Nov. 11, 1731."
7. Frederick W. Bailey, Early Massachusetts Marriages, prior to 1800.
8. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), p. 110.
Page Caption: Pembroke Births, "HOWLAND, Content, d. Abraham and Ann, June 7, 1712.."
9. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), pg. 110.
Page Caption: Pembroke Births, "HOWLAND, Ann, d. Abraham and Ann, Sept. 2, 1713."
10. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), pg. 292.
Page Caption: Pembroke Births, "HOWLAND,Anne Jr. and Solomon Beal Jr., Nov. 10, 1730 [Ann, d. Abraham and Ann, P.R.156.}."
11. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), pg. 112.
Page Caption: Pembroke Births, "HOWLAND, Joseph, s. Abtaham and Anne, Apr. 3, 1722."
12. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), pg. 110.
Page Caption: Pembroke Births, "HOWLAND, Benjamin, s. Abraham and Anne, Sept. 30, 1724."
13. Frederick W. Bailey, Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass: to the year of 1850, (published in Boston in 1911.), pg 292.
Page Caption: Pembroke Marriages, "HOWLAND, Benjamin and Experience Edgerton of Halifax, Feb. 10, 1742-3, in Duxbury."
14. Davis, William T., Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth. Part I. "Historical Sketch & Titles of Estates, Part II. Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, Appendix (2nd Edition; Boston: William T. Davis, 1899), Pg. 155
15. Davis, William T., Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth. Part I. "Historical Sketch & Titles of Estates, Part II. Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, Appendix (2nd Edition; Boston: William T. Davis, 1899), Pg. 158
16. William T. Davis; Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth, Addendum p. 366;
"Samuel, 2nd in the text, m. Sarah Joy."
17. Vital Records of Pembrooke, Mass thru 1850, p.294.
18. Davis, William T., Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, (2nd Edition; Boston: William T. Davis, 1899), p.147.
" (HOWLAND) ABRAHAM, Pembroke, son of 1st Samuel, ... had ... Samuel, 1717."
19. Davis, William T., Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families, (2nd Edition; Boston: William T. Davis, 1899), 147, (HOWLAND)
"ABRAHAM, Pembroke, son of 1st Samuel, m., about 1700, Ann, d. of Nathaniel Colson of Newport."
20. VITAL RECORDS OF HANSON MASSACHUSETTS TO THE YEAR 1850; PUBLISHED BY THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY AT THE CHARGE OF THE EDDY TOWN-RECORD FUND BOSTON, MASS.; 1911.; Transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger
Abraham, h. Anne, July 22, 1747, a. 72 y. 2 m. 13 d. G.R.1.
(G.R.1. - gravestone record, Fern Hill Cemetery, Hanson, formerly Second Precinct of Pembroke)
21. Bristol County didn't exist in 1675 when Abraham was born. When the division of Plymouth Colony was made in 1685; Bristol County (founded in 1685) had the towns of Taunton, Rehoboth, Dartmouth, Swansea, Bristol, Tiverton, Little Compton, Freetown and the plantations of Cumberland Gore and Attleboro.
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