Posted By:Leona MacDonald
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Subject:Re: Howe / Carpenter lineage
Post Date:July 06, 2007 at 13:07:08
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this could be of help (spelling off due to pdf file):

Columbia County at the End of the Century : A Historical Record of its Formation and Settlement... - V2_VP2

Howe, Edwill Dewey, was born in Albany, N. Y., July 11, 1865~a son of John Alonzo Howe, a native of East Poultney, Vt., born October I,1834, and Delia Ann Rice, born at Calnbridge, N. Y., January 12, 1834,and their children are John A., Jr., born in Albany, N. Y., November 8, 1859; Mary E., born September 7, 1861; Edwin D., as above; Daniel
R., born March I, 1873~d ied November 23, 1881, and Lillian E., born~October 28, 1874.

John Alonzo Howe was a son of Alonzo Howe, of
Poultney, Vt., born July 11, 1797, died April 15, 1866. He married November 15, 1825, Elizabeth Horr, born September 2, 1799, died January 20, 1892, a descendailt of Benjamin Warren, a near relative of Gen. Joseph Warren, wl~o fell at Bunker Hill.

Alonzo was a son of John Howe of Poultney, Vt., born May 2, 1763, died April 3, 1834) and Cornance Parker; lie married second, December 22, 1829, Anna Lusk. He was captain of a company of scouts doing service on the borders of Canada duringthe revolution he was a son of Nehemiah Howe, of
Poultney, Vt., born in Middleburo, Mass., in 1723, and moved to Poultney, Vt., with Ethan Allen in 1771, and was present with him at the capture of Ticonderoga. He was a member of the colnn~itteeof safety appointed
March TI, 1777, for the town of Poultne~a, delegate
to the Dorset convention July 24, and September 25, 1776, and to the westminster convention which adopted the Vermont Declaration of Indepedence (see 124 COLUMBIA COUNTY AT THE END OF THE CENTURY. History of Poultney).

His widow, Beulah, with the other women and children of the town of Poultney, fled through the wilderness before the Indians of Burgoyne and were at Pownal, Vt., during the battle of Bennington and helped nurse the wounded after the battle.

Nehemiah was a son of Peter Howe, born in Marlborq Mass., in 1695; he married Grace -, and died there in 1754. Peter was a son of John Howe,born in Marlboro, Mass., in 1671; married Rebecca -, and died in 1754. His father, John Howe, was born in Sudbury, Mass.,August 24, 1640, and was killed by the Indians at Sudbury, April 20,
1676; he married Elizabeth -- , January 22, 1662.

His daughter Elizabeth was burned at the stalce in Salem, Mass., with other maidens. He was a soil of John Howe, of Hodenhull, Warwickshire, England,and a conilection of the family of Lord Charles Howe, Earl of Lancaster,
in reign of Charles I., who came to Watertown, Mass., in 1635; he married at Sudbury, Mass., in 1638, Mary -; took
the freeman's oath in 1640; served as selectnlail in 1640 and as marshal in 16.42. 111 1657 he removed to Marlboro, Mass., being the first white settler in the
place and was surnamed " The Just" by the Indians,
and died there in 1687. He was the son of John Howe, of Warwickshire, England. (See History of Framingham, Mass.)

Edwiil D. Howe was educated in the public schools of Albany, N. Y., aild was graduated from Middlebury
College (Vermont) in 1887 and from the Albany Law School of ? (harvard) University in 1889. He studied law with the Hon. Alden Chester of Albany, N. Y., and came to Valatie, N. Y., in 1889, where he has since practiced law. In 1893 he purchased the coal and lumber business of
Irving M. Miller. On June 4, 1894, he was married to Margaret Helen,daughter of Samuel Bellson and Sarah J., his wife.