William Howard

Born: Feb 1746/47
Loc: Coventry, RI
Died: June 22, 1813
Loc: Columbus, Chenango Co. NY
Bur: Howard Cemetery,
Sherburne, Chenango Co, NY
Military: Revolutionary War
Father: Isaac Howard
Mother: Martha Rice
Married: 1st at Foster, RI about 1773
Spouse: Deborah Shelton
Children: Mary /Stephen
Married: 2nd at Foster, RI on Mar 17, 1782 - Spouse: Hope Cook, daughter of Peter Cook and Mercy Wanton

Children:  John G./Deborah/Peter C./Danforth/Martha/Phillip/Joanna/Amy/William H./Isaac
Was chosen as a member of the Town Council of Foster, to which office he was re-elected twenty times, the last time being in May 1803. For the years 1801, 1802 and 1803 he was elected president of the council.
April 10, 1777, William Howard sold to Daniel Howard for one Hundred Pounds the easterly part of the farm her inherited from his father, from the southeast corner of the home farm one hundred fifty (150) rods to the northeast corner; then west on land of Amos Herendeen as many rods as will make exactly forty (40) acres when a line is extended south to land of Fleet Brown.
Situate Records of Land Evidence
October 1, 1803, William Howard sold the home farm eighty-one (81) acres, to James Stone for One Thousand Six Hundred Thirty-four (1634) Dollars. Hope Howard relinquished her right of dower in the same.
Foster Records of Land Evidence
Howard Cemetery transcriptions:
Howard, Capt. William - died June 23, 1813 - aged 66 yr. - a soldier of the Revolution