Priscilla Howland

(22 August 1681 - 3 March 1746)

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Relationship8th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherIsaac Howland (15 Nov 1649 - 9 Mar 1724)
MotherElizabeth Vaughan (8 Apr 1653 - 29 Oct 1727)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildPriscilla Howland was born on 22 August 1681, in Middleborough, Plymouth Colony, New England.1,2
BridePriscilla Howland married Capt. Peter Bennett Sr., son of John Bennett and Deborah Grover, on 30 October 1700 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.1,3
DeceasedShe died on 3 March 1746 in Middleborough, Plymouth Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England, at the age of 64.2
InterredShe was buried in Old Cemetery, Middleboro, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.

Children with Capt. Peter Bennett Sr.:

Some Life Events of Interest

On 27 December 1749 an inventory of the estate of Priscilla Bennet was taken and real estate, not described, was valued at 650 pounds. It is most probable that this land was Priscilla's share of the estate of her brother Seth, who died without issue in 1729.

Sources - Citations

  1. [S548] Franklyn Howland, A Brief Genealogical and Biographical History of Arthur, Henry, And John Howland, and Their Descendants, of the United States and Canada (New Bedford, Massachusetts: by the author, 1885), pg.330.
  2. [S547] Mayflower Births and Deaths: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants: vols. 1 & 2 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company Inc., 1992), pg. 153 gives dates of death and birth.
  3. [S547] Mayflower Births and Deaths, pg. 185 gives date of birth of first child as 5 mos before marriage.
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