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Nicholas Howland

Also Known As: "Nicolas"
Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusett
Death: Died in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Zoeth Howland and Abigail Kirby
Husband of Ruth Howland and Hannah Howland
Father of Mary Tucker; Rebecca Sanford; Samuel Howland; Nicolas Howland, II; Hannah Wood and 6 others
Brother of Nathaniel Howland; Benjamin Howland; Daniel Howland; Lydia Howland; Mary Freeman and 3 others

Occupation: Farmer, Tanner, owned and operated a tannery
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About Nicholas Howland

Children of ZOETH HOWLAND and ABIGAIL _:

ii. NICHOLAS HOWLAND, b. 1674; d. April 01, 1722, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusettes; m. (1) RUTH DUVAL; m. (2) HANNAH WOODMAN, October 26, 1697, Little Compton, Rhode Island.  


from New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 1 edited by William Richard Cutter p 184

"Nicholas, son of Zoeth Howland, married, December 26, 1697, Hannah, daughter of Lieutenant John Woodman, of Little Compton, Rhode Island. He died before July 7. 1722, at which date his will was admitted to probate in the Bristol county office. He was a large real estate owner and seems to have carried on a tannery as well as fanning. His homestead was situated west of Apponegansett meeting house, on the opposite side of the road, and his real estate there seems to have extended from that of his brother Henry westward to what is now called the Chase road. This neighborhood was called Pascamansett. from the river that flowed through it. He owned Gooseberry Neck, at the mouth of Buzzards Bay. He was a successful business man, highly respected and trusted by the community, and held a number of town offices from 1702 to 1712.


  1. Abigail, born November 3, 1698;
  2. Mary, September 21, 1700;
  3. Rebeckah, April 9, 1702;
  4. Samuel, mentioned below;
  5. Nicholas. July 13, 1706;
  6. Hannah, September 10, 1708;
  7. Joseph, October 24, 1710;
  8. Daniel, September 28, 1712 :
  9. Benjamin. November 30, 1716;
  10. Job, September 26, 1719:
  11. Edith."


He was a large real estate owner.

His homestead was situated west of Apponegansett meeting house on the opposite side of the road in Dartmouth, MA..

1702-12: He held a number of town offices.

Siblings: Nathaniel born 5 August 1657, Benjamin born March 8, 1659, Daniel born May 1661, Lydia born 23 September 1663, Mary born 23 December 1665, Sarah born February 1688, Henry born 30 June 1672, and Abigail born 30 June 1672.


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Nicholas Howland's Timeline

July 13, 1670
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusett
September 3, 1698
Age 28
Dartmouth, Bristol, Mass
July 21, 1700
Age 30
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
February 9, 1702
Age 31
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
February 20, 1704
Age 33
Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
May 13, 1706
Age 35
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
July 10, 1708
Age 37
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
August 24, 1710
Age 40
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
August 20, 1712
Age 42
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts