3206. John Howland of the Mayflower was born between 1592 and 1597 in Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England, England.362 He was christened on 16 January 1602/3 in Cambridgeshire, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. He died on 23 February 1673 at the age of 81 in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth).333,362 John was buried on 25 February 1672/3 in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth). He an "officer of John Cotton's church".333 Fell off Mayflower, but was saved! Servant to John Carver. Freeman list in 1633 but head of one of 12 companies dividing livestock in 1627. Could have inherited Carver's money.
P Ch R: 1:144 held hands in ordination P Ch R: 1:147 "He was a good old disciple and had bin sometimes a magistrate here, a plaine-hearted christian"
"Came on Mayflower as servant to John Carver. On 1633 freeman list. Will dated 29 May 1672, inventory 3 Mar 1672/3, mentions wife Elizabeth; oldest son John Howland; sons Jabez and Joseph; youngest son Isaac; daughters Desire Gorham, Hope Chipman, Elizabeth Dickenson, Lydai Browne, Hannah Bosworth, and Ruth Cushman; and granddaughter Elizabeth Howland, daughter of his son John."
From Pioneers of Mass:
"Signed Mayflower Compact; took an active part in the early explorations. Settled at Plymouth. Town officer; a partner in the Trading Company of the Colony;Asst. or deputy almost continually. Prominent in the church, so that he "assisted in the imposition of hands" upon Rev. John Cotton, Jr. when he was ordained pastor 30 Jun 1669. He died "a profitable instrument of good; the last man that was left of those that came over in the ship called the May Flower that arrived at Plymouth." (Plym. Col. Rec. VII, 34) (copy of this in file)
EPITAPHS OF BURIAL HILL by Kingman:
Here ended the Pilgirmage of John Howland and Elizabeth his wife. She was the dau'tr of Gov. Carver (this is a mistake) They arrived in the Mayflower Dec. 1620; they had 4 sons & 6 dau'trs from whom are descended a numerous posterity "1672 Efb'y 23d John Howland of Plymouth deceased, he lived to the age of 80 yr's. He was the last man that was left of those that came over in the Ship called the Mayflower that lived in Plymouth. Elizabeth Tilley of the Mayflower and John Howland of the Mayflower were married on 25 March 1622 in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Plymouth).412
3207. Elizabeth Tilley of the Mayflower was born on 30 August 1607 in Henlow, Huntingdonshire, England, England. She was christened on 30 August 1607 in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England. She died on 21 December 1687 at the age of 80 in Swansea, Massachusetts (Bristol).333 Elizabeth was buried after 21 December 1687 in Brown Lot, Little Neck Cem., Riverside, Rhode Island.