Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman

Date of Birth

June 12, 1806

Date of Death

Jan. 10, 1892

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Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman was born 217 years ago.
131 years ago, Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman passed away at the age of 85.


The following information about Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman was found in the book, The Howland Heirs: Being the Story of a Family and a Fortune and the Inheritance of a Trust Established for Mrs. Hetty H. R. Green, written by W. M. Emery, New Bedford, Mass., E. Anthony and Sons, inc., 1919. :

“Hepsa Hathaway Howland, daughter of Pardon and Hepsa (Hathaway) Howland, was born in New Bedford June 12, 1806, and died at Richmond Hill, Long Island, Jan. 10, 1892. She married June 23, 1826, Captain David Sands Shearman, son of Captain David and Anna (Tucker) Shearman, born in Dartmouth July 26, 1802, died in Washington, N. Y., Feb. 9, 1852. Children:

i. David Sands, b. Sept 27, 1827; died 1847.
ii. Anna, b. Oct. 14 1828; d. 1830.
iii. Isabella, b. Oct. 7, 1830; d, 1832.
iv. Anna Russell, b. Aug. 26, 1832; d. 1836.
v. Joseph Tucker, b. May 22, 1834; d. April 15, 1894.
vi. Abraham, b. Jan. 18,1836, lost at sea, 1862. He was last seen floating on
a raft in the China Sea.
vii. Mary Eliza, b. March 25, 1838.
viii. Alice Delano, b. Feb. 25, 1840; unm.
ix. Henry Franklin, b. Jan. 2, 1842.
x. John Delano, b. Oct. 30, 1843.
xi. Isaac Haviland, b. Sept. 5, 1845; d, Jan. 4 1879.
xii. David Sands, b. Jan. 16, 1848; d. Dec. 9, 1857.”