Edward Howe of Boxted and Watertown

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Edward Howe

Birthplace: Boxted, Essex, England
Death: Died in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Howe and Ann Howe
Husband of Margaret Howe
Father of Edward Howe; Sufferance Howe; Elizabeth HOWE and John HOWE
Brother of Frances Fitzrandolph; Mary Treadway; Howe and John Howe

Occupation: Selectman, a Freeman of Watertown, THE EMIGRANT 1630
Managed by: David Bradbury Stewart
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Immediate Family

About Edward Howe of Boxted and Watertown

  • Origin: Boxted, Essex
  • Migration: 1633
  • First Residence: Watertown
  • Birth: Baptized Boxted, Essex, 1 January 1687/8, son of Edward and Ann (Lumpkin) Howe
  • Death: Watertown, 24 June 1644
  • Marriage: Boxted, Essex, 16 August 1610 Margaret Wells, baptized there 31 May 1590, daughter of Richard Welles. She married (2) after 8 April 1647 (date of her will) as his second wife George Bunker and died before 18 December 1600 when her will was proved.
  • Child:
# Edward, bp. Boxted, Essex 20 December 1611; bur there 24 December 1611
  • Associations: Edward Howe was elder brother of Mary (Howe) Treadway Stone, whose son and daughter Nathaniel Treadway and Anne (Treadway) Stone were early New England settlers [TAG 70:171-80]

This Edward Howe's parents are: Edward Howe christened 31 August, 1561 at Boxted, Essex, England and Anne Lumpkin.

Edward Howe of Watertown, MA was born January 1, 1587 (source?) and died 24 June 1644 and was married to Margaret Wells, born August 16, 1610. He was a freeman of Watertown May 14, 1634. Elder, selectman and rep. 1635, 1636, and 1639. Lawsuit against Dudley. His widow married George Bunker and she made her will 8 April 1647, proved 18 Dec 1660. She gave ½ her estate to Nathaniel Treadway, who married her daughter, Sufferance. She gave 2/3 of the remaining ½ to John Stone who married her other child, Anne. The remainder was given to sister, Mary Rogers and her children; John and Elizabeth Rogers of Boxstead, Essex County, England.

Children of Edward Howe and Margaret Wells:

  1. Sufferance, m. Nathaniel Treadway
  2. Anne, married John Stone, son of Gregory Stone and nephew of Simon Stone. Related to John Stone, the martyr.

Source: The Great Migration Begins, Vol. II, pages 1013 - 1016. NEHGS 1995.

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Edward Howe of Boxted and Watertown's Timeline

January 1, 1587
Boxted, Essex, England
January 1, 1587
Boxted, Essex, England
January 1, 1587
Boxted, Essex, England
December 20, 1611
Age 24
Age 38
Age 40
Hatfield, Broad Oak, Essex, England
Age 40
June 24, 1644
Age 57
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
October 19, 1946
Age 57