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Desire Howland

Female Abt 1624 - 1683  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Desire Howland  [1
    Alternate birth 1623  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born Abt 1624  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Alternate birth Abt 1625  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Alternate birth Abt 1626  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 13 Oct 1683  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7, 8, 9
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I6540  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2020 

    Father John Howland,   b. Bef 1599, Fenstanton, St. Ives, Huntingdonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1673, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tilley,   b. Bef 30 Aug 1607,   d. 21 Dec 1687, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 80 years) 
    Married Bef 1624  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 10
    Family ID F1356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Capt. John Gorham,   d. Bef 5 Feb 1676 
    Married Bef 1644  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Children 
    +1. Mercy Gorham,   b. 20 Jan 1658, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1725, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F5079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    2. [S1431] The Snow-Estes Ancestry by Nora E. Snow and Myrtle M. Jillson. Hillburn, New York: 1939.

    3. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    4. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998.

    5. [S3254] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 23, Part 1, John Howland: The First Four Generations of his Children Lydia, Hannah, Joseph, Jabez, Ruth, and Isaac by Ann Smith Lainhart and Robert S. Wakefield. Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2006.

    6. [S4249] The Mayflower Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth, 1620 by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2020.

    7. [S760] John Howland of the Mayflower, Volume 1: The First Five Generations: Documented Descendants from His First Child Desire Howland and Her Husband Captain John Gorham by Elizabeth Pearson White. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1990.

    8. [S212] The Slovak Yankee, by Martin Hollick.

    9. [S4384] George Eldridge, Hydrographer, and Eliza Jane His Wife: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1982.

    10. [S3254] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 23, Part 1, John Howland: The First Four Generations of his Children Lydia, Hannah, Joseph, Jabez, Ruth, and Isaac by Ann Smith Lainhart and Robert S. Wakefield. Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2006., says "before 25 Mar 1624".