Patriot: Howes, John (2, p. 169, 172)(4)(5)(6)(N)

SAR #: P-186494 (5)

DAR #: A058716 (6)


Date: Circa 1740 (6) Abt 1745. (4)

Location: Montgomery Co. Maryland (6)



Spouse: Mary (2)(6)


Children: Sarah, John, Nathaniel, Loradea, Lucretia, Richard, Mary, Anne, and Rueben Merryweather (4)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Private, 1st Co., Middle Bn., Militia, August 30, 1777. (2)

Public Service:

Civilian Aid: Rendered aid by providing wheat for use of the military, 1781. (2)

Oath of Allegiance: 1778 before the Hon. Richard Thompson (2)

Residency: Seneca MC 1777 (2)


Date: November 8, 1808 (2)(6) April 1809 (4)(N)

Cemetery: Laytonsville Cemetery (3)(5) Rockville Cemetery (3)(4)(N)

Find-A-Grave #: 84464081 (4)

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: Alternative spelling of surname is House. (2) Officials of the Rockville Cemetery report that there is no record of John Howes being buried in the cemetery (per 11/3/13 e-mail from Eileen McGuckian).

Last Updated: 11 / 4 / 2013

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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