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Genealogy of the HOW family - originally of Kent, England
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Thomas Waldo HOW

Thomas Waldo HOW[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1837 - 1914  (77 years)

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  • Name Thomas Waldo HOW 
    Nickname Waldo 
    Born 30 May 1837  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Christened 2 Jul 1837  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion Christian (Presbyterian) 
    Occupation Accountant & Bank Manager 
    Died 11 Sep 1914  21 Collings Park, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • From Kaye Wachter's book:
      Thomas Waldo How was just over 3 when his father died.
      He was born in Sevenoaks but lived in either Stonehouse or Plymouth since about 3 years of age.
      He worked for the Three Town Bank for approx 30 years - see separate document on this page.
      He was a lieutenant in the Volunteers joining in 1870. He was prominent in masonic circles, having been Past Worshipful Master of Sincerity Lodge, Past Provincial Grand Junior Warden and Past Provincial Grand Registrar.
      He was a strong Liberal and non-conformist. He held the offices of treasure and deacon in the Plymouth Presbyterian Church for about 30 years.
      He also played the Violin.
    Person ID I00029  How Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 May 2015 

    Father James HOW,   b. 9 Jun 1800, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1840, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Jemima MASSETT,   b. 16 Aug 1800, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1882, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1825  St. Saviour's Church, Southwark, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Anne HILSON,   b. 16 Jun 1842, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1923, 21 Connaught Avenue, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1863  Charles Church, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On the 1st September 1866 Sarah gave birth prematurely to three children, two boys and a girl, one of whom was still born, the other two died shortly after birth.
      Source - The Family Register of 1885
    Children 
    +1. Waldo Massett Hilson HOW,   b. 17 Mar 1865, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1950, 49 Tankerville Road, Streatham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. James Edwin HOW,   b. 10 Sep 1867, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1868  (Age 0 years)
     3. Rhoda Jemima HOW,   b. 14 Jan 1869, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1872  (Age 3 years)
    +4. Samuel Francis Stephen HOW,   b. 25 Jun 1871, 4 Seymour Crescent, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1925, 3149 29 Avenue So, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     5. Sarah Louisa HOW,   b. 15 Nov 1873, Emma Place, Stonehouse, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1961, Glen Tor, Horrabridge, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Eleanor Jeanie HOW,   b. 2 Sep 1876, 64 Old Town Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1939, 16 St. Lawrence Road, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +7. Alfred Butterworth HOW,   b. 23 Dec 1878, 64 Old Town Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1971, Lymington, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     8. Charlotte Jemima Elizabeth Massett HOW,   b. 25 Jun 1881, 64 Old Town Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1942, Glen Tor, Horrabridge, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     9. Rhoda Priscilla HOW,   b. 13 Mar 1883, 64 Old Town Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1918, 5 Sutherland Road, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     10. Eunice May HOW,   b. 25 May 1885, 64 Old Town Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1977, Nursing Home, Horrabridge, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Certificates - Marriage
    Marriage Certificate - Thomas Waldo How to Sarah Hilson m.1863
    Marriage Certificate - Thomas Waldo How to Sarah Hilson m.1863
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F00013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1837 - Sevenoaks, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Jul 1837 - Sevenoaks, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1863 - Charles Church, Plymouth, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1914 - 21 Collings Park, Plymouth, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Thomas Waldo
    Thomas Waldo
    Thomas Waldo How Family Trip to England c.1907
    Thomas Waldo How Family Trip to England c.1907
    Gleaneagle Villas in Plymouth c.1907
    Gleaneagle Villas in Plymouth c.1907
    Thomas and Sarah's Family
    Thomas and Sarah's Family
    Sitting: Rhoda Priscilla b.1883, Sarah Anne b.1842, Eunice May b.1885, Thomas Waldo b.1837, Sarah Louisa b.1873, Waldo Massett How b.1865
    Standing: Charlotte Jemima b.1881, Samuel Francis b.1871, Alfred Butterworth b.1878, Eleanor Jeanie b.1876
    Taken about 1892
    Thomas and Sarah How Family
    Thomas and Sarah How Family

    Documents
    Wedding Letter to Thomas Waldo HOW and Sarah HILSON
    Wedding Letter to Thomas Waldo HOW and Sarah HILSON
    Wedding Letter to Thomas Waldo HOW and Sarah HILSON from Waldo HOW
    Wedding Letter to Thomas Waldo HOW and Sarah HILSON from Waldo HOW
    Wedding Letters to Thomas Waldo HOW and Sarah HILSON from Alfred and James HOW
    Wedding Letters to Thomas Waldo HOW and Sarah HILSON from Alfred and James HOW
    Birth Parish Record for James Nicholas HOW (b.1836) and Thomas Waldo HOW (b.1837)
    Birth Parish Record for James Nicholas HOW (b.1836) and Thomas Waldo HOW (b.1837)
    RG4 Piece 1986 Folio 44
    Letter from Thomas Waldo How to Edith and Alfred
    Letter from Thomas Waldo How to Edith and Alfred
    All in rhymes!
    Thomas Waldo How Army Certificate
    Thomas Waldo How Army Certificate
    Letter from Charlotte to Thomas Waldo How
    Letter from Charlotte to Thomas Waldo How
    Obituary - Thomas Waldo How - 1
    Obituary - Thomas Waldo How - 1
    Obituary - Thomas Waldo How - 2
    Obituary - Thomas Waldo How - 2
    Page from the London Gazette, 16 Dec 1870
    Page from the London Gazette, 16 Dec 1870
    Thomas Waldo appears in this at the bottom left column
    Obituary - Thomas Waldo How - 3
    Obituary - Thomas Waldo How - 3

    Histories
    Three Towns' British Mutual Subscription Loan Society of Plymouth
    Three Towns' British Mutual Subscription Loan Society of Plymouth
    Where Thomas Waldo worked in this bank

    Certificates - Marriage
    Marriage Certificate - Thomas Waldo How to Sarah Hilson m.1863
    Marriage Certificate - Thomas Waldo How to Sarah Hilson m.1863

    Wills
    Will of Thomas Waldo How's b.1837 d.1914
    Will of Thomas Waldo How's b.1837 d.1914
    Dated 23 February 1900

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] UK - England Census, 1841.
      1841 England Census
      Name: Thomas Howe
      Age: 4
      Estimated birth year: abt 1837
      Gender: Male
      Civil parish: East Stonehouse
      Hundred: Devonport Borough
      County/Island: Devon
      Country: England
      Registration district: East Stonehouse
      Sub-registration district: East Stonehouse
      Household Members: Name Age
      Jamima Howe 40
      Elizabeth Howe 14
      James Howe 5
      Thomas Howe 4

    2. [S11] UK - England Census, 1851.
      1851 United Kingdom Census Sample
      Name: Walde How
      Address: 101 Union Street, Ea
      Enumeration District: East Stonehouse
      County: Devonshire
      Birth Place: Sevenoaks, Kent, England
      Age: 13
      Gender: Male
      Relationship: Son
      Marriage Status: Unmarried
      Occupation: Scholar

    3. [S13] UK - England Census, 1861.
      1861 England Census
      Name: Thomas W Howe
      Age: 23
      Estimated birth year: abt 1838
      Relation: Son
      Mother's Name: Jemima C Howe
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Sevenoaks, Kent, England
      Civil parish: East Stonehouse
      County/Island: Devon
      Country: England
      Registration district: East Stonehouse
      Sub-registration district: East Stonehouse
      Household Members: Name Age
      Jemima C Howe 60
      Jemima E Howe 34
      James N Howe 25
      Thomas W Howe 23

    4. [S12] UK - England Census, 1871.
      1871 England Census
      Name: Thomas How
      Age: 33
      Estimated birth year: abt 1838
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Sarah How
      Where born: Sevenoaks, Kent, England
      Civil parish: Stoke Damerel
      Town: Devonport
      County/Island: Devon
      Country: England
      Registration district: Stoke Damerel
      Sub-registration district: Stoke
      Household Members: Name Age
      Thomas How 33
      Sarah How 27
      Waldo H How 6
      Rhoda How 2
      Maryann Harvey 24

    5. [S10] UK - England Census, 1881.
      1881 England Census
      about Thomas W. How
      Name: Thomas W. How
      Age: 43
      Estimated birth year: abt 1838
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Sarah How
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Kent, England
      Civil parish: Plymouth Charles The Martyr
      County/Island: Devon
      Country: England
      Street Address: 64 Old Town St
      Employment status: View image
      Occupation: Bank Cashier
      Registration district: Plymouth
      Sub-registration district: Charles
      Household Members: Name Age
      Thomas W. How 43
      Sarah How 38
      Samuel F.S. How 9
      Sarah L. How 7
      Eleanor L. How 4
      Alfred B. How 2
      Alice Cole 18

    6. [S8] UK - England Census, 1891.
      1891 England Census
      about Thomas W Haw
      Name: Thomas W Haw
      Age: 53
      Estimated birth year: abt 1838
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Sarah Haw
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Sevenoaks, Kent, England
      Civil parish: East Stonehouse
      Ecclesiastical parish: St George
      Town: Plymouth
      County/Island: Devon
      Country: England
      Registration district: East Stonehouse
      Sub-registration district: East Stonehouse
      Household Members: Name Age
      Thomas W Haw 53
      Sarah Haw 48
      Sarah L Haw 17
      Eleanor J Haw 14
      Charlotte J E M Haw 9
      Rhoda P Haw 8
      Eunice M Haw 5

    7. [S6] UK - England Census, 1901.
      1901 England Census
      about Thomas W How
      Name: Thomas W How
      Age: 63
      Estimated birth year: abt 1838
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Sarah How
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Sevenoaks, Kent, England
      Civil parish: East Stonehouse
      Ecclesiastical parish: St George
      Town: East Stonehouse
      County/Island: Devon
      Country: England
      Registration district: East Stonehouse
      Sub-registration district: East Stonehouse
      Household Members: Name Age
      Thomas W How 63
      Sarah How 58
      Lara L How 27
      Eleanor J How 24
      Alfred B How 22
      Rhoda P How 18
      Eunice M How 15

    8. [S54] UK - England Census, 1911.
      Name: Thomas Waldo How
      Event Type: Census
      Event Date: 1911
      County: Devonshire
      Parish: Plymouth
      Sub-District: Plymouth North
      Registration District: Plymouth
      Gender: Male
      Age: 73
      Birthplace: Sevenoaks, Kent
      Record Type: Household

    9. [S14] IGI, (LDS).
      Wesleyan
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      C068811 1796 - 1837 0917112 (RG4 1986) Film 6906540 Film

    10. [S29] UK - Parish Records.
      Type: Baptism
      TNA Reference: RG4 / Piece 1986 / Folio 44
      [Chapel/Registry]
      Full Name: Thomas Walds How
      Date of Baptism: 2nd July 1837
      Gender: Male
      Date of Birth: 30th May 1837
      Place of Abode: Sevenoaks
      Parish of Abode: Sevenoaks
      County of Abode : Kent
      Registration Town/County: Sevenoaks, Kent
      Ceremony Performed By: James Lewis
      Father Name: James How
      Mother Name: Charlotte Jemima

    11. [S20] UK - England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915.
      England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915
      Name: Thomas W How
      Estimated birth year: abt 1837
      Year of Registration: 1914
      Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
      Age at Death: 77
      District: Plymouth
      County: Devon
      Volume: 5b
      Page: 251