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children. He resides in Maiden, Mass.

ii. BEI-.THA L. G., b. July 8, 1883; unm. She resides in
New Bedford.

691. PARETTA CHURCH" HOWLAND (Benjamin F.* Par-
don, 3 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of Benjamin F. and
Mary C. (Slauson) Rowland, was born April 1, 1867. She
married June 11, 1890, Charles S. Warner, and resides in
Oakland, Cal. Children:

i. WILLIAM HOWLAND, b. March 8, 1891.

ii. ALICE MAITIE, b. Nov. 5, 1892.

iii. PARETTA PARKER, b. Sept. 5, 1898.

iv. ISABELLA GREEN, b. Oct. 19, 1902.

692. HENRY FRANKLINS HOWLAND (Benjamin F.,*
Pardon, 3 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), son of Benjamin F. and Mary
C. (Slauson) Howland, was born April 8, 1869. He is
chief clerk for Williams, Dimond & Co., agents for the
American-Hawaiian Steamship Co. in San Francisco. He
married Sept. 24, 1901, Minnie S. Busch, and resides in
Oakland, Cal. Children:

i. I'RANKLIN BUSCH, b. May 18, 1904.
ii. HELEN MARIE, b. March 17, 1908.
iii. HENRY EUSSELL, b. April 12, 1913.

693. WESLEY PARDON 5 HOWLAND (Benjamin F., 4 Par-
don, 3 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), son of Benjamin F. and Mary C.
(Slauson) Howland, was born Nov. 8, 1870. He is with
the Southern Pacific Railroad Co. in San Francisco, and
resides in Oakland, Cal. He married Aug. 2, 1899 Edyth
May Hutchins. Children:

i. WESLEY PARDON, b. Nov. 22, 1900.

ii. EDYTH MAY, b. Jan. 9, 1906.

iii. OLIVER GLAIR, b. April 4, 1909.

iv. WARREN ARTHUR, b. Aug. 13, 1912.

694. EDWARD SLAUSON 5 HOWLAND (Benjamin F.,* Par-
don 3 Pardon 2 Gideon 1 ), son of Benjamin F. and Mary C.
(Slauson) Howland, was born July 4, 1872. He is in the
grocery business in Oakland, Cal. He married Oct. 22,
1891, Johanna A. Grimme. Children :

i. EMMABELLE, b. July 12, 1892.
ii. MAITIE G., b. April 10, 1895.



414 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

695. BENJAMIN LAPON S HOWLAND (Benjamin F.,* Par-
don, 3 Pardon,- Gideon 1 ), son of Benjamin F. and Mary C.
(Slauson) Rowland, was born Jan. 22, 1874. He is in the
grocery business in Oakland, Cal. He married June 29,
1904, Genevieve Winifred Wallace. Children:

i. DOROTHY VERNON, b. Sept. 22, 1905.
ii. WALLACE BENJAMIN, b. July 1, 1907.



696. CHARLES JUDSON S ROWLAND (Benjamin F.* Par-
don, 3 Pardon* Gideon 1 ), son of Benjamin F. and Mary C.
(Slauson) Rowland, was born May 1, 1875. For a num-
ber of years he was freight auditor of the Corn Products
Refining Co., New York City, and is now connected with
the United States Shipping Board in San Francisco. He
resides in Oakland, Cal. He married April 6, 1902, Vic-
toria V. Shoo. Children:

i. JOSEPHINE S., b. Oct. 2, 1903.

ii. HETTY G., b. Dec. 14, 1906.

iii. MARIE V., b. April 1, 1909.

iv. VICTORIA V., b. Sept. 19, 1911.

v. CHARLES W., b. April 28, 1913.

vi. JOHN P., b. Nov. 8, 1915; d. Dec., 1917.



697. LAURA MILLER S HOWLAND (Benjamin F.* Par-
don, 5 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of Benjamin F. and
Mary C. (Slauson) Rowland, was born Sept. 11, 1882. She
married June 29, 1904, Thomas B. Curtis, and resides in
Tropico, Cal. Children:

i. MARION CHARLOTTE, b. Jan. 4, 1910.

ii. BENNETT HOWLAND, b. Nov. 2, 1911.

iii. THOMAS DUDLEY, b. Jan. 9, 1913.

iv. FREDERICK GIDEON, b. July 20, 1916.



698. LAURA BAILEY SHEARMAN S (Joseph T, Shearman,*
Hepsa H. 3 Hoivland, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of Joseph
T. and Anna (Matlack) Shearman, was born April 29,
1872. She married Oct. 1, 1893, Eugene Manning Hill and
resides in Milford, Ohio. Children:

i. ELIZABETH JOSEPHINE, b. Aug. 16, 1894.
ii. EUGENE MANNING, b. Jan. 15, 1896.



PARDON ROWLAND'S DESCENDANTS 415

699. SAMUEL MATLACK SHEARMAN 5 (Joseph T. Shear-
man,* Eepsa H. 3 Rowland, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 }, son of
Joseph T. and Anna (Matlack) Shearman, was born Jan.
19, 1874, at Stroudsburg, Pa. He has resided in New
York City, Bloomfield, N. J., and Summit, N. J., and is at
present connected with the New York office of the Provi-
dent Life & Trust Co. of Philadelphia. He married April
25, 1903, Emma Burgess, born May 20, 1870, at Sheffield,
England. Children :

i. EUTH BURGESS, b. Feb. 12, 1904.
ii. SAMUEL MATLACK, b. Feb. 27, 1906.
iii. EL-WIN FKANK, b. June 15, 1911.

700. MARY KIMBER SHEARMAN S (Joseph T. Shearman,*
Hepsa H. 3 Hoivland, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of
Joseph T. and Anna (Matlack) Shearman, was born Jan.
15, 1876. She married June 10, 1897, Dr. Preston Leroy
Manning, born Sept. 29, 1875, died Dec. 2, 1902. She
resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. Children:

i. LAURA MEEKER, b. Oct. 5, 1898.
ii. SHEARMAN LEROY, b. July 6, 1900.

701. DAVID SANDS SHEARMAN S (Joseph T. Shearman,*
Hepsa H. 3 Hoivland, Pardon, 2 Gideon' 1 }, son of Joseph T.
and Anna (Matlack) Shearman, was born March 20, 1878.
He married in December, 1899, Jacqueline Mabel Lewis.
Enlisting in the army in the world war he became sergeant
in Co. B, Forty-Eighth United States Infantry, and was at
Camp Hill, Newport News, Va,, in the spring of 1918,
prior to being sent to France. Children :

i. JACQUELINE.
ii. ANNA MATLACK.
iii. JOSEPHINE.

702. ANNA SHEARMAN 5 (Joseph, T. Shearman* Hepsa
H. 3 Rowland, Pardon 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of Joseph T.
and Anna (Matlack) Shearman, was born March 7, 1883.
She married Oct. 8, 1904, Eben M. Leaf, and resides in
Lebanon, Ohio. Children :

i. JOSEPH TUCKER SHEARMAN, b. June 25, 1905.
ii. SARAH MEGRUE, b. Sept. 3, 1906.



416 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

703. ABRAHAM HOWLAND SHEARMAN 5 (Joseph T. Shear-
man* Hepsa H 3 Howland, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), son of
Joseph T. and Anna (Matlack) Shearman, was born April
17, 1885. He married Blanche Mehan and resides in Cin-
cinnati. Daughter :

i. MAKY CATHERINE.

704. HEPSA HOWLAND LEONARD SHEARMAN S (Henry
F. Eussell-Ho'ivland,* Hepsa H. 3 Howland, Pardon, 2
Gideon 1 ), daughter of Henry F. and Mary E. (Porter)
Shearman [Russell-Howland] was born June 24, 1863.
She married Sept. 9, 1891, John Donaldson, and they live
at Richmond Hill, Long Island, N. Y. Three of her five
sons answered their country's call for the great war, and
at the time of writing a fourth expected to enter the service
under the man-power act. Children, born at Richmond
Hill:

714. i. JAMES HOWLAND, b. July 4, 1892. Lieutenant of in-

fantry.

715. ii. JOHN SHEARMAN, b. Oct. 19, 1893. Lieutenant in tho

aviation service.

iii. HEPSA GRANT, b. Jan. 13, 1896; d. May 17, 1896.
iv. FRANCIS LEONARD PORTER, b. Nov. 10, 1897. He en-
tered the national service in the fall of 1918.
v. ALICE MARY, b. March 11, 1899.
vi. CHAKLES STURTEVANT GREEN, b. April 24, 1900.
vii. RALPH MCFARLAND, b. May 26, 1901.



705. MARY ADA FLORENCE ISABELLA RUSSELL-HOWLAND S
(Henry F. Russell-Hoivland, 4 Hepsa H. 3 Howland, Pardon?
Gideon*-), daughter of Henry F. and Mary E. A. (Mackay)
Russell-Howland, was born in Philadelphia, June 5, 1872.
She married at Fittleworth, Sussex, England, Sept. 16,
1895, Francis Haines Barford, M. A. (Cantab), born June
7, 1863. They reside at Walton-on-Thames, England.
Children :

i. CONSTANCE MAUD VIRGINIA, b. July 10, 1896.
ii. FRANCIS EDWARD MACKAY, b. July 29, 1898. He is a
lieutenant in an English cavalry regiment, and has
been for three years in the war, in most of the great
battles. He was severely wounded twice. When
only nineteen he was mentioned for conspicuous gal-
lantry and recommended for the military cross, at
Cambrai, Nov. 30, 1917.



PARDON ROWLAND'S DESCENDANTS 417

706. HENRY FRANKLIN HOWARD ROWLAND RUSSELL-
HowLAND 5 (Henry F. Russell-Howland, 4 ' Hepsa H. 3 How-
land, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 }, son of Henry F. and Mary E. A.
(Mackay) Russell-Howland, was born at Waterloo, Lan-
cashire, England, Feb. 27, 1874. He married April, 1898,
in Allatoona, Ga., Thomas William Kemp, born in Alla-
toona March 6, 1882. Children, born in Allatoona:

i. WILLIAM HENRY, b. Sept. 4, 1899; d. July 8, 1900.

ii. LUZELLE, b. Dec. 15, 1900; d. Oct. 18, 1907.

iii. DORA MADELINE, b. April 12, 1903.

iv. IDA MILDRED, b. June 10, 1905.

v. HERBERT FRANKLIN, b. May 11, 1907.

vi. LUCY AMELIA, b. Dec. 21, 1909.

vii. EDWARD KIMBER, b. June 6, 1912.

viii. ALICE BEATRICE, b. Oct. 17, 1914; d. May 28, 1916.

ix. CVRIL MALCOLM, b. July 13, 1917.

707. JANEY HATHAWAY ALICE MAUD RUSSELL-ROWLAND*
(Henry F. Russell-Howland* Hepsa H. 3 Howland, Par-
don, 2 Gideon 1 }, daughter of Henry F. and Mary E. A.
(Mackay) Russell-Howland, was born Dec. 17, 1875. She
married in Atlanta, Ga,, Jan. 20, 1897, Edward Walter
Barford, M. A. (Cantab), born June 25, 1864. They
reside at Walton-on-Thames, England. Children:

i. MARION FLORENCE HAINES, b. Sept, 26, 1903, in Cape

Town, South Africa,
ii. ADA ELIZABETH MORTON, b. Dec. 6, 1905, in Cape

Town.

iii. DOROTHY ELLEN GALE, b. March 24, 1912, in King
William 's Town, Cape Colony.

708. CHARLES HATHAWAY HOWLAND SHEARMAN S (John
D. Shearman,* Hepsa H 3 Howland, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), son
of John D. and Emma F. (Adams) Shearman, was born
in New York City July 17, 1866. He is a consulting
engineer and American and foreign patent attorney in
Indianapolis, Ind., and resides at "The Cedars," Central
Avenue and Forty-Seventh Street in that city. He mar-
ried Aug. 6, 1902, Joana Catherine von Weber, daughter
of Dr. Caspar August von Weber, Surgeon United States
Army, retired, of Washington, D. C., son of Professor
Johann Joseph von Weber, of Zurich, Switzerland, and
his wife Baroness Regula von Winsch of Vienna, by Dr.
von Weber's wife Baroness Katinka von Rahell-Lemke, of



418 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

Lueneberg, Germany, daughter of the Landgrave of
Lueneberg. Children :

i. FRANCES CATHERINE GENEVIEVE ROWLAND, b. in Balti-
more, Md., Jan. 5, 1904.

ii. JULIAN AUGUSTUS HOWLAND, b. in Indianapolis, Ind.,
Feb. 28, 1916.



709. JOHN RUSSELL SHEARMAN S (John D. Shearman,*
Hepsa H. 3 Howland, Pardon, 2 Gideon^), son of John D. and
Emma F. (Adams) Shearman, was born in Germantown,
Pa., Dec. 9, 1876. He is a manufacturer, residing in
Indianapolis. He married June 25, 1900, Alma Mauzy of
Rushville, Ind., daughter of Zarah R. Mauzy by his wife
Hannah Sexton, daughter of former Governor Sexton of
Indiana. Son :

i. JOHN DELANO, b. Nov. 11, 1903.



710. MAJOR JOHN HASTINGS S HOWLAND (Reuben R.,*
Benjamin F., 3 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), son of Reuben R. and
Martha Y. (Brightman) Howland, was born in New Bed-
ford, Aug. 21, 1870. He is a civil engineer. From 1887 to
1891 he was an assistant in the New Bedford Water
Works department, and subsequently went to Honolulu,
where he was connected with the installation of a new water
works system. Later he was a member of the committee on
fire prevention of the National Board of Fire Underwriters,
making his home at Upper Montclair, N. J. He volun-
teered for service in the world war. and holds the rank of
major in the engineer division of the ordnance department,
being stationed in Washington. He married Dec. 9, 1908,
Alice May Hoitt, a well known singer, for several years
contralto soloist at the Rogers Memorial Church, Fair-
haven. There are no children.



711. KATHERiNE 5 HOWLAND (Reuben R.* Benjamin
F., 3 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of Reuben R. and Martha
Y. (Brightman) Howland, was born in New Bedford April
19, 1873. She married Sidney Grant Walker, son of Dr.
Augustus C. and Maria C. (Grant) Walker, and they
reside in Providence, R. I. Mr. Walker is vice-president



PARDON ROWLAND'S DESCENDANTS 419

and engineer of the Massachusetts Mutual Fire Insurance
Co. for Rhode Island. Children, born at Hilo, Hawaii :

i. HASTINGS ROWLAND, b. May 24, 1899.
ii. SIDNEY GRANT, b. Feb. 27, 1901.

712. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN** ROWLAND (Reuben R.,"
Benjamin F., s Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), son of Reuben R. and
Martha Y. (Brightman) Rowland, was born in New Bed-
ford June 8, 1877. He is a civil engineer in Honolulu,
Hawaii. He married Nov. 24, 1914, Rheta C. McDonald of
Boston.

713. ANNA Wooo 5 ROWLAND (Reuben R.,* Benjamin
F., 3 Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 ), daughter of Reuben R. and Martha
Y. (Brightman) Rowland, was born in New Bedford April
13, 1879. She married May 23, 1914, Clarance Hathaway
Bartlett of New Bedford, son of George Fearing and Clara
Gordon (Nye) Bartlett. Mr. Bartlett is associated with
the brokerage house of Sanford & Kelley, New Bedford
(See No. 492). His father was a whaling and oil mer-
chant of New Bedford and lived for many years in the
residence previously occupied by Sylvia Ann Rowland.

714. JAMES ROWLAND DONALDSON 6 (Hepsa H. L.
Shearman, 5 Henry F. Russell-Hoidand* Hepsa H. 3 How-
land, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 -), son of John and Hepsa H. L.
(Shearman) Donaldson, of Richmond Hill, L. L, was born
July 4, 1892. In 1917, when war was declared on Ger-
many, he left Columbia College to enlist, taking his
degree later. He received a commission as second lieu-
tenant at Plattsburg in the summer of 1917, and was
attached to Co. B, Twenty-Eighth Infantry. He was in
France eight and one-half months, was for five and one-
half months in the front line trenches, went "over the top"
five times, and was stationed on five different battlefronts.
He was sent back to the United States in the fall of 1918
as an instructor at Camp Dix.

Lieutenant Donaldson was twice cited for exceptional
bravery in action. The first was for stopping a company of
men at Cantigny, who, through a misunderstanding, were
withdrawing from a position, reorganizing the men and



420 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

leading them over the top for an advance of 250 yards under
heavy artillery fire. The second was for conspicuous
bravery in leading his men during the capture of the Ger-
man front lines at Berzy-le-Sec. consolidating the front
line and finally reaching his objective while under heavy
fire.

The Cantigny battle was from May 28 to 31, 1918, and
Lieutenant Donaldson was continuously on duty without
sleep, drinking water, or food. He was also in the thick of
the fighting at Soissons, of which the engagement at Berzy-
le-Sec was a part. This battle lasted from July 18 to 23.
On July 21, the captain of the young lieutenant's com-
pany w r as killed, and it devolved upon him to take charge of
the men. He acquitted himself so splendidly that it was for
his work upon that day that he received his second citation.
The next day, while leading his men, Lieutenant Donald-
son went down with a machine gun bullet in his back.
He was carried to a dressing station and as soon as he had
received first aid, he went back into the fighting at the head
of his men.



715. JOHN SHEARMAN DONALDSON 6 ( Hepsa H. L.
Shearman, 5 Henry F. Russell-Hoivlandf Hepsa H. 3 How-
land, Pardon, 2 Gideon 1 }, son of John and Hepsa H. L.
(Shearman) Donaldson of Richmond Hill, L. I., was born
Oct. 19, 1893. He volunteered for the war with the
Teutons, and is a first lieutenant and licensed pilot in
the aviation corps, having been trained and received his
commission in France, where he has been since October,
1917. In the fall of 1918 he was sent to Paris by General
Pershing to perfect working models of four important
inventions he had evolved in connection with aerial work.
If the inventions work out successfully, they are expected
to revolutionize certain aspects of air fighting.



TABULATION OF DESCENDANTS OF GIDEON

ROWLAND

[Corrected to October 15, 1918.]

Living Deceased Total
Children of

Gideon Howland 13 13

Descendants of :

Rebecca Russell 487 167 654

William 31 33 64

Cornelius 101 63 164

Judith Hathaway 26 40 66

Joseph 57 23 80

Lydia Wing 7 7

Sylvia Grinnell, 235 106 341

Sarah Allen 287 193 480
Gideon, Jr. 246

Gilbert 145 58 203

JohnH. 21 16 37

Pardon 102 52 154



1494 775

Deduct for names

counted twice* 16 3



Totals 1478 772




*Descendants having two ancestral lines to Gideon Howland
through intermarriages of descendants of Joseph Howland.
Sylvia Grinnell, and Sarah Allen.



ROUND HILLS REUNIONS

Nine annual reunions of the descendants of Gideon
Howland were held on the Round Hills farm from 1843
to 1851, awakening much interest and calling out a large
attendance. The number of signers to the family register
in the various years ranged from seventy-eight to one
hundred and forty-six, and there were seldom less than a
hundred present. The festivities consisted of dinner in
a large tent (invariably preceded by the reading of the
Scriptures), after-dinner addresses, climbing the Round
Hills, and inspection of the old homestead. Prominent
members of the family took the keenest delight in these
summer gatherings. A few of the children of those days,
now well past threescore and ten, or even beyond fourscore,
recall with pleasure the reunions and the leading par-
ticipants in them. The strongest spirit of kinship always
prevailed.

Hon. George Howland, Jr., was the secretary for most
of these occasions. His zeal and faithfulness are well
attested by the very full records, with the complete lists
of attendants, preserved by him many years after the re-
unions had ceased, and finally handed down to his niece,
Miss Sarah F. Allen of New Bedford, in whose possession
they now are. From these records it is learned that the
dinner prepared by the committee appointed was always
"good and substantial;" that the tent was purchased by
the subscriptions of the grandchildren of Gideon Howland,
other contributors defraying the cost of tables, table linen,
and crockery; and that a set of camp chairs was donated
by Hon. Moses H. Grinnell of New York. Mr. Grinnell
and Governor Clifford were among the post-prandial
speakers on various occasions. William H. Allen was
generally president of the day and Edward W. Howland
was treasurer. No assemblage was complete without the
presence of Aunt Desire and Uncle Grinnell, daughter and
son-in-law of Gideon Howland.



ROUND HILLS REUNIONS 423

The earliest proposition for a Rowland genealogy was
made at the reunion of 1846, when the following vote was
passed, but, so far as known, its provisions were never
carried out: "Voted, That the head of each family of
the descendants of Gideon Rowland in this neighborhood
and elsewhere report the number and name of each indi-
vidual belonging to his or her family to the president or
secretary, and when all such are collected, they be printed
in a pamphlet and be given to each family of this Gather-
ing."

In 1849 Edward "W. Rowland enlivened the meeting
with "an amusing anecdote of the difficulties encountered
and overcome by our ancestor, Gideon Rowland, on his
first ride to meeting in his new chaise, it being the first
one owned or seen in the neighborhood." On the same
occasion, Hon. Joseph Grinnell, presiding, read a letter
addressed to him by his son-in-law, Nathaniel Parker
Willis, expressing regret at his inability to attend the
gathering of the clan, and claim in person "a membership
in which I naturally feel a very great pride and pleasure."
After a graceful expression of appreciation of the value
of family ties, Mr. Willis continued:

"I rejoice to say, however, that absent tho' I shall be,
and absent tho' she will be whose love and devotion have
bound me to you by a tie as sweet as it is precious, we
shall still be well represented at the gathering; the link
that binds me to you by a tie of blood will be there. Our
boy, the addition that we have made to the clan and the
bond that will always bind me to it as a relative as well
as a connection, will be with you. He does not know the
value of \vhat he is there to claim, but if God spares his
life he will know it, and be influenced by it not a little
in his happiness and conduct.

"Might I venture to thus present him to the clan he
belongs to? May I ask for him of all who are there, their
future kindness, guardianship, and good wishes? His
mother wishes me to say that her heart is with you, well
represented in her boy. She hopes to be remembered
when you look upon him."

Grinnell Willis, oldest son of Nathaniel P. and Cornelia
(Grinnell) Willis, was less than two years old at this time.

The only entry regarding the reunion of 1851 is the list
of those present, the records thus breaking off abruptly



424 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

and offering no explanation as to why the gatherings were
discontinued.

ANECDOTES OF GIDEON ROWLAND

Matthew Morris Rowland, of Arlington, Fla., supple-
ments the reference to the story of Gideon Rowland's
chaise contained in the foregoing report of the family
reunions, with the following account :

"As regards Grandfather Gideon's first ride in his
chaise, the story as I heard it is that the chaise had
reached Round Hills and it was learned by the neighbors
that the old man intended to drive to meeting in it with
his wife on the next First Day. Some of these same
neighbors seem to have thought that this was a case of
putting on airs and that it would be a good plan to teach
the offender a lesson, so a tree was felled the night before
the trip was to be made in such a way as to block the
road. None the less, Grandfather Gideon got to the
meeting house in good time, though in no very pacific
temper. He had taken down the fence on both sides of
the tree, driven around it into the road again and continued
his course without much delay. On his arrival, after
helping his wife out of the chaise and hitching his horse,
he allowed it to become known among the assembled Friends
that he was going to Bedford the next day and that
he would consult authorities there as to the penalties those
who obstructed the public roads made themselves liable to,
unless that tree was out of the way when he drove home
from meeting. It was and the matter ended there."

It is said that in this same chaise Gideon Howland drove
from Round Hills to Saratoga with his wife, in order
that she might drink the waters there.

Mr. Howland also writes that he has heard it was a
practice with his ancestor Gideon, at the right season of
the year when the moon was at the full and the tides were
running high, to take some of the men-folks of the family,
and go over to Cutty hunk to catch a boat load of bass,
some of which, it is said, were as big as a well-grown boy.
Elder members of the family often said that Grandfather
Gideon was fond of telling how at planting time his father,
Barnabas, used to say: "Mind the rule, Gideon, four
corns, three beans and a pumpkin seed in a hill."



ANECDOTES OF GIDEON ROWLAND 425

George Rowland, Jr., who was a youth of seventeen at
the time of Gideon Howland's death, has been quoted as
saying that Gideon's face was the largest of that of any
man he had ever seen.



THE ROWLAND HEIRS

[With their fractional allotments in the estate of Sylvia Ann

Howland.]

Dr. J. Howe Adams (1/2700), Paoli, Pa.

Mrs. Willard P. Adden (1/810), Reading, Mass.

Mrs. Delia M. Adkins (1/5760), Huntington, W. Va.

Mrs. Frank W. Alban (1/1440), Marshalltown, la.

George N. Alden (1/315), New Bedford.

Miss Annie P. Allen (1/270), New Bedford.

Charles R. Allen (1/765), Cambridge, Mass.

George H. H. Allen, (1/225), New Bedford.

Gideon Allen, Jr. (1/270), New Bedford.

Harry C. Allen (1/765), Pasadena, Cal.

Dr. Horatio C. Allen (1/765), New Bedford.

Mrs. H. C. Allen (1/945 and 1/675), New Bedford.
Mrs. Henry H. Allen (1/720),

Leakville, Saskatchewan, Canada.

James Mason Allen (1/765), Pasadena, Cal.

James W. Allen (1/360), New Bedford.

Miss Leila W. Allen (1/810), New Bedford.

Miss Mabel H. Allen (1/810), New Bedford.

Miss Ruth Allen (1/225), New Bedford.

Miss Sarah Frances Allen (1/180), New Bedford.

William H. Allen, Jr. (1/765), Los Angeles, Cal.

Frank H. Almy (1/180), Keystone, Okla.

Leonard B. Almy (1/180), Keystone, Okla.

Edward L. Alvord (1/2880), North Pitcher, N. Y.

Lyman R. Alvord (1/2880), Syracuse, N. Y.
Mrs. Frank H. Anderson (1/450), North Andover, Mass.

Mrs. Frank Andrade (1/90), Honolulu, Hawaii.

Mrs. George D. Anthony (1/450), Melrose, Mass.

Mrs. Theodore W. App (1/2520), San Francisco.

Albert F. Bailey (1/315), Walpole, Mass.

Mrs. George A. Bailey (1/90), Fly Creek, N. Y.

Miss Hattie S. Bailey (1/315), New Bedford.

Joseph A. Bailey (1/315), Methuen, Mass.



LIST OF HEIRS



427



William H. Bailey (1/315),
Mrs. William H. Bailey (1/135),
Mrs. Joseph A. Baker (1/315),
Morgan Barney (1/90),
Mrs. Alice J. Barons estate (1/180),
Mrs. Clarance H. Bartlett (1/405),
Mrs. John A. Bellows (1/765),
Mrs. Mary W. Bennett (1/495),
Mrs. Robert A. Boit (1/1170),
Mrs. Daniel Bontecou (1/1170),
Miss Edith Grinnell Bowdoin (1/405)
George Temple Bowdoin (1/405),
Edward W. Bowne (1/180),
Howland Bowne estate (1/180),
Mrs. George R. Briggs (1/2700),
Mrs. John Y. Brightman (1/270),
Mrs. George Brittan (1/3240),
Mrs. Richmond Brownell (1/315),
Mrs. William S. Bryden (1/630),
Mrs. Fred L. Button (1/180),
Mrs. Frank H. Carver (1/315),
Albert R, Gary estate (1/855),



Online LibraryWilliam Morrell EmeryThe Howland heirs; being the story of a family and a fortune and the inheritance of a trust established for Mrs. Hetty H. R. Green → online text (page 33 of 38)