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Thomas How
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1656
Marlborough
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1733
Marlborough
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Thomas was an Innkeeper at the Wayside Inn in Sudbury. One of a long line of Howe's that worked that Inn.

Information supplied by Carolyn Gray Yeaw.

He was a prominent Marlborough, Mass citizen, He held office of Selectman & Town Treasurer for many years, served as Representative to the General Court in 1700,for several years thereafter. He was also one of the King's Justice of the Peace, and a Colonel in the Militia.
He was like other patriots of the time, hostile to the "tyrant", Gov. Edmund Adnros. In a book entitled, "Revolution in New England Justified," there is an affidavit made by Henry Kerley & Thomas Howe, sworn to on 2 January 1689-90. The writers of the book refer to them as "two honest men."

After King Phillip's war the troubles with the Indians continued. Marlborough was resettled after the war however the inhabitants were kept in continual alarm by their savage foes. He took an active part in the wars. He commanded the garrison houses and with a troop of horsemen answered the call whenever danger arose.

Submitted by Ken Nagel 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John How (1620 - 1680)
  Mary Martha Jones Howe (1618 - 1698)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hosmer How (1658 - 1724)
 
 Children:
  Thomas How (1692 - 1777)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Howe (1640 - 1676)*
  Samuel Howe (1642 - 1713)*
  Sarah Howe Ward (1644 - 1707)*
  Mary Howe (1645 - 1646)*
  Isaac Howe (1648 - 1724)*
  Josiah Howe (1653 - 1710)*
  Mary Howe Wetherbee (1654 - 1684)*
  Thomas How (1656 - 1733)
  Daniel Howe (1658 - 1660)*
  Alexander Howe (1660 - 1661)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lyes buried
the body of
Col' no Thomas How
who departed this life
Feb'ry 16 Anno Dom in 1733 in
ye 77 year of his age
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Marlborough
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Jim & Lori Rowe
Record added: Aug 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28826686
Thomas How
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Thomas How
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For my 9th great grandfather. Rest in peace.
- Barbara Harackiewicz
 Added: Jul. 20, 2014
♥ⓁⓄⓋⒺ♥ Happy Anniversary to Uncle Thomas & Aunt Sarah, united in marriage June 21, 1681. From your 8th great grandnephew, Wayne &
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014
with respect to my 8th great grandfather on the line of my great grandfather AJ Cornell
- Tina Rupolo
 Added: May. 6, 2014
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