William Cullen Bryant
American “Fireside” Poet
- Great-grandfather of William Cullen Bryant — 4th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Jonathan Howard
- Sarah Dean
- Birth Date:
- 6 Nov 1704
- Birth Location:
- Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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- Death Date:
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- Spouse Name:
- Silence Washburn
- Marriage Date:
- 26 Apr 1738
- Marriage Location:
- West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Silence Howard (Ahnentafel No:5 )
Gary Boyd Roberts in his Notable King, Volume One states that Abiel Howard is the son of Jonathan Howard and his first wife Susannah Keith. However other records state that Abiel was the son of Jonathan's second wife Sarah Dean.
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Sources for Abiel Howard
- 1 Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850, Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 141, Birth record for daughter Silence Howard.
- 2 Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850, West Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 65, Baptism record for daughter Silence Howard.
- 3 Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850, West Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 145, Marriage record for Abiel Howard and Silence Washburn.
- 4 Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850, Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 135, Birth record for Abiel Haward.
- 5 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1870, Vol. 24, p. 316.
- 6 Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York: A Record of the Achievements of her People . . ., Vol. 1, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1910), 356.
- 7 Howard, Heman, The Howard Genealogy: Descendants of John Howard of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, from 1643 to 1903, Brockton, Massachusetts: The Standard Printing Co. (1903), 8.
- 8 Nahum, Mitchell, Mitchell's History of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Reprinted in facsimile., Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Reprinted by Henry T. Pratt (1897, originally 1840), 342.
- 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 20, 181.
- 10 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Mayflower 500: Five Hundred Notable Descendants of the Founding Families on the Mayflower, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2020), 171, 237.
- 11 Wood, Ralph V., Jr., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 12, Francis Cooke, Revised Edition, Rockland, Maine: Picton Press (2011, revised edition 3rd printing), 256.