Capt Benjamin Franklin HOWLAND

Capt Benjamin Franklin HOWLAND

Male 1828 - 1900  (72 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Franklin HOWLAND  [2, 3, 4
    • San Francisco Call, Volume 87, Number 69, August 8, 1900: "Howland ? In Oakland, August 6, 1900, Benjamin F., beloved husband of Mary S. Howland, and father of Mrs. C.S. Warner, Mrs. J. Green and Frank, Wesley, Edward, Benjamin, Charley and Laura Howland, a native of New Bedford, Mass., aged 72 years 5 months and 5 days.

      "Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services this day (Wednesday), at 10:30 o'clock, at his late residence, 624 Ninth street, Oakland. Interment Mountain View Cemetery."

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      Created by: Jauers [1]
    • As a boy he went to sea with his father, and rose to be a captain, retiring in 1851, at the age of twenty-three. Subsequently he took up gold-mining in California and Oregon. He and his partner established a store in Jacksonville, Ore., about 1856, and operated a pack train of fifty mules between that mining town and Crescent City, Cal. they had many narrow escapes from hostile Indians. Captain Howland afterwards engaged in quartz mining in California, and later was a photographer in Syracuse, New York, and San Francisco. [2]
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 1 Mar 1828  New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1855  Living with mother-in-law in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1865  Living with mother in law, Lucy Gifford, in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1870  Living in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1870  Typographer Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1900  Living in Oakland, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Fact Son of Pardon S. Howland and Lydia Church Parker Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Occupation 1900  Photographer Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 6 Aug 1900  Oakland, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I92157  Main Tree
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 

    Father Capt Pardon HOWLAND, Jr.,   b. 29 May 1803,   d. 4 Apr 1856, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lydia Church PARKER,   b. 15 Aug 1802,   d. 30 Oct 1874, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 15 Jun 1827  [2
    Family ID F38650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Augusta GIFFORD,   b. 18 Oct 1836, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1883, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1854  [2
    Children 
     1. Alice HOWLAND,   b. 2 Jul 1855,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Lucia HOWLAND,   b. 16 Apr 1857,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Pardon HOWLAND,   b. 17 Dec 1861,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F38621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary C. SLAUSON,   b. 14 Aug 1837, Homer, Cortland Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1865  [2, 5
    Children 
    +1. Paretta Church HOWLAND,   b. 1 Apr 1867, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1949, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Henry Franklin HOWLAND,   b. 8 Apr 1869, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Oakland, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Wesley Pardon HOWLAND,   b. 8 Nov 1870, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1955, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Edward Slauson HOWLAND,   b. 4 Jul 1872, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, Oakland, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Benjamin Lafon HOWLAND,   b. 22 Jan 1874, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1940, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Charles Judson HOWLAND,   b. 1 May 1875, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1923, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [Birth]
     7. Isabella Gifford HOWLAND,   b. 14 Jul 1878, Marysville, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1964, San Francisco County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    +8. Laura Miller HOWLAND,   b. 11 Sep 1882, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1970, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F38497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - Living with mother-in-law in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1865 - Living with mother in law, Lucy Gifford, in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Living in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - - Son of Pardon S. Howland and Lydia Church Parker Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1900 - Photographer Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda Co., California Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Benjamin Franklin Howland and Mary C. Saluson Headstone
    Benjamin Franklin Howland and Mary C. Saluson Headstone
    Benjamin F. Howland and his wife, Mary C., daughter of Wesley H. Slauson and Helen Fletcher, are buried in the Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, Alameda Co., California.

    Created by: Jauers
    Photo added by: cheri owens

  • Sources 
    1. [S10017] Find A Grave: Obituary Notice for Benjamin Franklin Howland.

    2. [S10118] The Howland Heirs being the Story of a Family and a fortune and the Inheritance of a Trust, William M. Emery and William W. Crapo.

    3. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    4. [S10023] Petition of Effie H. Slauson, regarding will of Emma E. Slauson.

    5. [S10120] 1900 Census Oakland, Alameda County, California.

    6. [S10133] 1855 Census New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

    7. [S10119] 1865 Census New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

    8. [S00517] 1870 Census San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.