Nicolas Howland, II

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Nicolas Howland, II

Also Known As: "Nicholas"
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Bristol, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas Howland and Hannah Howland
Husband of Sarah Howland and Zerviah Russell
Father of Ruth Howland; Rebecca Howland; Timothy Howland; Elizabeth Howland and Jonathan Howland
Brother of Mary Tucker; Rebecca Sanford; Samuel Howland; Hannah Wood; Daniel Howland and 5 others

Occupation: Yeoman
Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
Last Updated:

About Nicolas Howland, II


Nicolas made his will July 7,1774 (proved 27 November, 1782).

He must have not been as sick as he thought at the writing of his will....."being advanced in years and at this present time somewhat indisposed in body yet through the kindness of Providence of a sound disposing mind and memory for which I am thankful, and recollecting the mortality of my body, and the uncertainty of my continuance here thought it expedient to settle my estate in my family by making this my last will and testament...."

Mentioned in will are:

  • Timothy Howland - son
  • Jonathan Howland - son
  • Elizabeth Little - daughter, wife of Barker Little
  • Ruth Hathway - daughter
  • Rebecca Briggs - daughter
  • Orders son Timothy to "learn learn my grandson Charles Hathway his trade of tanning and shoemaking"

Timothy Howland was made sole executor and witnesses were Prince Allen, John Ricketson, and Samuel Smith.


Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991,

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Nicolas Howland, II's Timeline

May 13, 1706
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
February 2, 1737
Age 30
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, U S A
August 23, 1738
Age 32
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, U S A
April 14, 1743
Age 36
Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA
July 12, 1747
Age 41
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, U S A
March 14, 1751
Age 44
Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA