Edward married Frances "Frankey" Taylor Adams on 11 Dec 1801 in Fluvanna Co VA. She is the daughter of Captain Robert Jr and Mary (Terrell) Adams of VA. Edward and Frankey had eight children, seven sons and one daughter.
Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850:
"Groom Name: Edward Howard
Bride Name: Frankey Taylor Adams
Marriage Date: 11 Dec 1801
"History of Daviess County, Kentucky", Inter-State Publishing Co, Chicago 1883. Reprinted by McDowell Publications, Utica KY 1980, pg. 682, excerpt:
"Captain Edward and Frances (Adams) Howard were the parents of seven sons and one daughter. Thomas was the second son and second child. He was but eight years of age when his father died. He then lived on the old homestead with his mother until 1828 or '29, when he (sic: they) came to Daviess County, Ky."
Virginia Census, 1607-1890:
"Name: Edward Howard
County: Botetourt County
Township: Capt Grahams Dist
Record Type: Tax list
Database: VA Early Census Index"
Frances Taylor Adams Howard (1783 - 1886)
Thomas Jefferson Howard (1806 - 1880)*
Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter
Originally Created by: Lila Cole
Record added: Oct 02, 2009
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