Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I181884
  • Name: Jeremiah Brown HOWELL
  • RELA: 4th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 AUG 1771 in Providence Co., RI
  • GRAD: 1789 Brown University
  • Event: Elected U.S. Senator from Rhode Island BET 4 MAR 1811 AND 3 MAR 1817
  • Death: 6 FEB 1822 in Providence Co., RI
  • Event: Pic Jeremiah Brown Howell
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  • Note:
    HOWELL, Jeremiah Brown, (son of David Howell), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., August 28, 1771; attended private schools; pursued classical studies and graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1789; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Providence; brigadier general in the State militia; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1811, to March 3, 1817; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Pensions (Fourteenth Congress); died in Providence, R.I., February 5, 1822; interment in North Burial Ground.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: David HOWELL b: 1 JAN 1746/47 in Morristown, Morris Co., NJ
    Mother: Mary Rhodes BROWN b: 28 JUL 1740 in Providence Co., RI

    Marriage 1 Martha BROWN b: 5 SEP 1772 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
    • Married: 17 OCT 1793
    1. Has No Children Mary Brown HOWELL b: 11 AUG 1794
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth Brown HOWELL b: 9 FEB 1796
    3. Has No Children Martha Brown HOWELL b: 5 AUG 1798
    4. Has No Children Mary Brown HOWELL b: 2 SEP 1800
    5. Has No Children Waity Field HOWELL b: 28 DEC 1801
    6. Has No Children John Brown HOWELL b: 6 DEC 1803
    7. Has No Children Mehetable Dexter HOWELL b: 17 FEB 1806
    8. Has No Children Charles Field HOWELL b: 23 MAR 1807
    9. Has No Children Sally Brown HOWELL b: 14 MAY 1808
    10. Has No Children David HOWELL b: 19 SEP 1809
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