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- ↑ Howe, in Smith, Dean Crawford, and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton 1878-1908. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2008), III:266.
- ↑ Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), 74.
How, John, s. John, [born] Aug. 24, 1640.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1908), 367.
How, John [Jr., M.R.], April 20, 76 [1675, M.R.]. Slain by the Indians at Sudbury.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:475-476.
HOWE, JOHN, Marlborough, eldest s. of the preced. m. 22 Jan. 1662 Eliz. had John, b. 1671; and Eliz. 1675; was k. by the Ind. 20 Apr. 1676.
- ↑ Hudson, Alfred Sereno. The history of Sudbury, Massachusetts, 1638-1889. (Boston: R.H. Blodgett, 1889), p. 253.
"In [Charles] Hudson's "History of Marlboro" it is stated that the records of that town give the names of John Howe, Henry Axtel, and Eleazer Ward as being slain by the Indians in Sudbury; but whether in the Sudbury fight with Wadsworth, or not, it is not known."
[Note: his death is recorded 20 Apr, not 21 Apr, suggesting the answer is NOT.]