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Philena or Philania Howard

Philena or Philania Howard

Female 1787 - 1861  (73 years)

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  • Name Philena or Philania Howard 
    Born 8 Jun 1787 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 May 1861  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Diamond Hill Cemetery, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52243  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father John Howard 
    Mother Lydia Rhodes 
    Family ID F24051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jason Tower,   b. 30 Aug 1786, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1844, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1810  Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Emerson Tower,   b. 13 May 1811, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1857, Gabena, Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +2. Mary Tower,   b. 10 Jan 1813, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1845, Brewer, Penobscot, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +3. John Howard Tower,   b. 6 Dec 1814, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lydia H. Tower,   b. 13 Jul 1816, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1893, Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Nancy Ray Tower,   b. 19 Aug 1818, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Levi H. Tower,   b. 10 Sep 1820, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1865, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +7. Philena or Philania Tower,   b. 27 Sep 1822, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Jason Tower,   b. 16 Nov 1824, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1899, Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F18426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jan 1810 - Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1861 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Diamond Hill Cemetery, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Charlemagne Tower, Tower Genealogy: An Account of the Descendants of John Tower, of Hingham, Mass. (Cambridge: University Press, 1891), p. 210. Spells name Philena.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, Vol. 3, Cumberland, Part 5 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 127. Spells name Philania.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Sarah Whipple," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 23 Feb 2003. Cites Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (death, burial).


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