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Richard Howes (abt. 1816 - abt. 1874)

Richard Howes aka House
Born about in Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in New Brunswick, Canadamap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 2 May 2008
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Richard Howes was born in 1816. [1] (Note: Birth year estimated from death date and age listed in obituary.) According to the 1871 Census of Canada, he was born in Ireland and his religious affiliation was the Church of England. [2] It also has Richard's last name spelled as "House".

Richard died 8 March 1874 in New Brunswick, Canada from congestion of the lungs. He was 58 years old. [3]


  1. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
  2. 1871 Census of Canada
  3. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
  • From Karen Krantzberg: "Re John Woodrow Howes Sr., what I have is that he was born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada to Richard and Catherine (ROSS) Howes."
  • Census of Canada; Year: 1871; Census Place: Portland, Saint John, New Brunswick; Roll: C-10375; Page: 61; Family No: 258 ( link)

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Chris, while you are Roots Tech, if you have time, stop by the One Name Guild booth and see if you can find Paul Howes who runs the studies for the Howes surname.


posted by Maggie N.

Rejected matches › Richard Howes (1818-)

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