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  • ID: I38
  • Name: Theophilus HOWARD Jr.
  • Surname: Howard
  • Given Name: Theophilus
  • Suffix: Jr.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 5 May 1758 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
  • Christening: 18 Jun 1758 Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
  • Death: 23 May 1838 in Blenheim, Schoharie Co., NY
  • Burial: Stamford Cemetery, Stamford, Delaware Co., NY
  • Ancestral File #: Q077-MP
  • _UID: 4743EFA4457BD511AA29444553540000C6DB
  • Baptism: 18 Jun 1758 Bridgewater, Ma
  • Baptism: 18 Jun 1758 Bridgewater, Ma
  • Note:
    Theophilus was said to have taken part in the Boston Tea Party in 1773, at about age 15; he i s not named on the known list of participants, but many never revealed their identity.

    Theophilis married his second cousin Katherine Bathsheba Keith.

    Howard, Theophilus, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. John Porter's co., Col. Paul Dudley Sargent' s (28th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 7, 1775, service, 1 mo. 3 days ; also, company return dated Camp before Boston, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat o r its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775; also, Gunner, Capt. Daniel Lothrop' s (7th) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc. , dated Boston, June 3, 1776; also, Bombardier, same co. and regt.; engaged May 18, 1776; ser vice to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 8 days; also, Corporal, Capt. Lothrop's co., Col. Crafts's (Arti llery) regt.; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to Feb. 1, 1777, 3 mos.; reported as serving 1 mo. i n Colony service, 2 mos. in Continental service; also, same co. and regt.; service from Feb . 1, 1777, to date of discharge, May 7, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days. (Massachusetts Soldiers and Sail ors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 8, page 378)

    In 1800 Theophilus lived in Westminster, Windham Co., VT with 10 in the household. In 1810 Th eophilus Jr. lived in Schoharie Co., NY (page 92) (10100-0010-00). In 1820 he lived in Jeffer son, Schoharie Co., NY with his wife and 6 others in the household. In 1830 he lived in Jeffe rson with 12 in the household, including himself, and 3 over age 20.

    Theophilus received $42.00 per year as a pensioner of the New York Militia, Albany, commencin g 4 Mar 1831; he had attained the rank of Corporal.

    "The Daily Star," Monday, July 3, 2000 -
    DAR helps local Revolutionary soldier get honor
    STAMFORD (Delaware Co., NY) A Revolutionary War hero buried in the Stamford Cemetery soon w ill receive a long-deserved honor. Through the efforts of the Daughters of the American Revol ution and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Theophilus Howard (1758-1838) will have a new g ravestone indicating that he served honorably in his country's war for independence.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05



    Father: Theophilus HOWARD b: 23 Feb 1724 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    Mother: Susannah LATHROP b: 12 Oct 1726 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Katherine Bathsheba KEITH b: 28 Jan 1759 in Easton, Bristol Co., MA c: 5 Apr 1759 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA
    • Married: 29 Oct 1778 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Susanna HOWARD b: 9 Oct 1779 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co. MA
    2. Has No Children Zillah HOWARD b: 4 Dec 1781 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co. MA
    3. Has Children Martin HOWARD b: 17 Jul 1783 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co. MA
    4. Has No Children Rhoda HOWARD b: 4 Mar 1785 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co. MA
    5. Has Children Theophilus HOWARD III b: 16 Feb 1787 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    6. Has Children Tisdale H. HOWARD b: 27 Mar 1789 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    7. Has No Children Ansel HOWARD b: 30 Oct 1791 in VT
    8. Has Children Abigail HOWARD b: 22 Oct 1793 in Marlborough, Cheshire Co., NH
    9. Has No Children Polly HOWARD b: 3 Jun 1796 in VT
    10. Has No Children Martha HOWARD b: 24 Aug 1797 in VT
    11. Has No Children Benjamin HOWARD b: 4 Oct 1800 in VT
    12. Has No Children Nancy HOWARD b: 7 Aug 1802 in VT
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