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Howard was born on June 4, 1752, in Baltimore County, the third son of planter Cornelius Howard (c.1706-1777) and Ruth Eager (c.1721-1796).
Howard came of political age just as Maryland was moving toward revolution, holding his first public office in 1774 as a member of the Baltimore County Committee of Observation.
Howard held a number of political offices after the Revolution, the most important being the governorship from 1788 to 1791, a seat in the Maryland state senate from 1791 to 1796, and one of Maryland's seats in the United States Senate from 1796 to 1803.
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 Cowpens NB article on John Eager Howard
Howard maintained control and, when Morgan questioned him about the retreat, he pointed out to Morgan that the line was retreating in good order was not beaten.
Howard's contemporaries considered him to be one of the finest officers of the period.
John Eager Howard, a great Revolutionary War veteran and politician, died at his home on October 12, 1827, and is buried at Saint Paul's Church cemetary in Baltimore.
www.nps.gov /cowp/howard.htm   (971 words)

  
 Howard County Tourism Council
Originally part of Anne Arundel County, Howard County was designated the Howard District in 1839, in honor of John Eager Howard, statesman, soldier, and fifth governor of Maryland.
Howard County became the 21st of Maryland’s 23 counties in 1851.
Howard County was mainly the farming and hunting grounds of Native Americans until 1608 when Captain John Smith of Jamestown sailed up the Patapsco River.
www.visithowardcounty.com /history   (1002 words)

  
 JOHNEAGERHOWARD
Contact US Howard, John Eager (1752-1827) Soldier, Governor of Maryland: Howard grew up in a wealthy home, and was well-educated by tutors.
Howard significantly aided Gen. Greene in effecting his retreat at Guilford Courthouse and at the Battle of Hobkirk's Hill in 1781.
Howard succeeded to the command of the 2nd Maryland regiment.
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 Cowpens National Battlefield - John Eager Howard (U.S. National Park Service)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Born on June 4, 1752 to a wealthy Maryland planter and his wife, he was well educated and became a Captain in the 2nd Maryland Brigade of the Flying Camp (which was a mobile, strategic reserve unit) in July 1776.
Howard, realizing that his right flank was exposed to the enemy, attempted to change the front of the company on the right.
Morgan wrote of Howard's performance at the Battle of Cowpens: "[Howard's attack] was done with such address that the enemy fled with the utmost precipitation….
www.nps.gov /cowp/historyculture/johneagerhoward.htm   (1025 words)

  
 Baltimore Neighborhoods: Howard Park - Northwestern Planning District
The area from Gwynn Oak Junction to Howard Park and Haddon Avenues was dubbed Central Park on early maps; and the land from Ferndale Avenue north of Liberty Road to the city line was called Ashburton long before a community of that name was built in the Hilton Street neighborhood.
There were three (3) churches: Howard park Methodist at the northeast corner of Fernpark, Bosworth, and Marmon Avenues; All Saints Roman Catholic Chapel on Liberty Heights Avenue and midway between Eldorado and Mohawk Avenues; and Liberty Heights Baptist at the northwest corner of Mohawk and Liberty Heights Avenues.
The oldest building in Howard Park was the Powder Mill Property, a dwelling located at the southeast corner of Stonington and Bosworth Avenues, The property was built of native fieldstones, and it is at least a century old.
www.ci.baltimore.md.us /neighborhoods/northwest/howardpark.html   (1825 words)

  
 John Eager Howard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Howard sat for Charles Willson Peale sometime during the early 1780s.
Although Howard wears a medal, it is not the one awarded him by Congress in early 1781 to commemorate his heroism at the battle of Cowpens.
Howard died in Baltimore on October 12, 1827.
www.cr.nps.gov /museum/exhibits/revwar/image_gal/indeimg/howard.html   (321 words)

  
 John Eager Howard
John Eager Howard by William F. Draper; oil on canvas, 27.5 by 21 inches, 1979.
John Eager Howard was born in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Howard later joined the faculty of the school of medicine and served on the staff of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
www.medicalarchives.jhmi.edu /sgml/howardje.html   (297 words)

  
 Howard County Government: Living in Howard County, Communities
Howard County became the 21st of Maryland's 23 counties in 1851, with the county seat at Ellicott Mills.
George Howard was the 22nd governor and the son of John Eager Howard, the County's namesake.
Watkins Ligon was the 30th governor and is interred at St. Johns Episcopal Cemetery in Howard County.
www.co.ho.md.us /HCG_Portal_Communities.htm   (838 words)

  
 John Eager Howard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John's father, a wealthy planter, bred him to no profession, but gave him an excellent education under the care of tutors.
At the beginning of the Revolution John joined the American army, commanded a company of the flying camp under General Hugh Mercer at the battle of White Plains, 28 October, 1776.
Upon the disbanding of his corps in December of 1776, he was commissioned major in the 4th Maryland regiment of the line, and was engaged at Germantown and Monmouth.
www.thegenealogytree.com /howard-gallery/military/revolutionary-war/john-eager-howard.htm   (413 words)

  
 The Battle of Hobkirk's Hill
Howard, John Eager (1752-1827) Soldier, Governor of Maryland: Howard grew up in a wealthy home and was well-educated by tutors.
Howard significantly aided Gen. Greene in effecting his retreat after the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and at the Battle of Hobkirk's Hill on April 25, 1781.
Howard succeeded to the command of the 2nd Maryland Regiment upon Col. Ford’s mortal wound on Hobkirk’s Hill.
www.southerncampaign.org /hobkirk/com.html   (1890 words)

  
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John Eager was a Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1787-88; Governor of Maryland, 1788-91; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-94; U.S. Senator form Maryland, 1796-1903.
George Howard (1789-1846) Son of Col. John Eager Howard; son-in-law of Charles Carnan Ridgely; brother of Benjamin Chew Howard.
Howard nearly withdrew from the meet because of the pain in his foot, the result, he said, of a doctor giving him a cortisone shot in the ``base nerve.'' After that, he said, the nerve was virtually useless.
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 Howard Family Genealogy
John C. Howard's stable on G Street between 6th and 7th (where John H. Surratt kept horses before leaving town on April 1, 1865.
William A. Howard, Revenue officer, born in Maine in 1807; died 18 November, 1871.
John Purple Howard, Philanthropist, born in Burlington, Vermont, 3 June, 1814.
www.thegenealogytree.com /howard-gallery/index.htm   (425 words)

  
 Howard County Maryland History
Howard County is a successful melding of old and new, urban and rural, where the rolling green hills of the Piedmont meet the rocky fall line of the glaciers.
Originally part of Anne Arundel County, the area was designated the Howard District in 1839, in honor of John Eager Howard, statesman, soldier, and fifth governor of Maryland.
In November 1964 the Columbia plan was presented to the people and government of Howard County, along with a request for a new kind of zoning which would permit higher residential densities and greater flexibility in mixing land uses.
pages.howardcounty.com /history.htm   (2714 words)

  
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John Eager Howard was a famous man from Maryland.
He is linked to Maryland because he was born in Maryland, Howard County was named after him, and a captain in 2nd Maryland brigade in July in 1776.
John Eagar Howard was born on June 4,1752 to a wealthy Maryland planter and wife, he was well educated and became a Captain in the 2nd Maryland Brigade in July 1776.
www.howard.k12.md.us /lisbon/johneagerhoward.html   (255 words)

  
 Notes for John Eager Howard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During the revolution, John Eager Howard accepted a captain's commission and began his military career fighting at the battle of White Plains in 1776.
John Eager Howard died in Baltimore Co., Maryland, in 1827.
Originally part of Anne Arundel Co., the area was designated the Howard District in 1839, in honor of John Eager Howard, statesman, soldier, and fifth governor of Maryland.
www.ronulrich.com /rfuged/nti02186.htm   (231 words)

  
 John Eager Howard
HOWARD, John Eager, soldier, born in Baltimore county, Maryland, 4 June, 1752; died there, 12 October, 1827.
His grandfather, Joshua, an officer in the Duke of York's army during the Monmouth rebellion, was the first of the name of Howard that settled in this country.
At the beginning of the Revolution he joined the American army, commanded a company of the flying camp under General Hugh Mercer at the battle of White Plains, 28 October, 1776.
www.famousamericans.net /johneagerhoward   (588 words)

  
 Monumentally Speaking - John Quincy Adams and "The Monumental City"
John Quincy Adams, the son of our second president, John Adams, was a starchy and religious Bostonian.
In his diary, in fact, he described himself as "a man of reserved, cold, austere, and forbidding manners." Besides being the only son of a president to achieve himself the highest office in the land, he was the only president to be married to a foreign-born wife.
On waking, he was told of the sudden death of General John Eager Howard and was asked if he would stay an additional day in the city to attend the hero's funeral.
www.baltimoremd.com /monuments/adams.html   (713 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Howard
Howard, A. — of Clinton, Sampson County, N.C. Democrat.
Howard, Byron — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat.
Howard, Marilyn — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/howard.html   (1599 words)

  
 Eleanor Howard
Since Eleanor used the last name "Howard" and was married to John Dodson in Anne Arundel County Maryland(2,3), it is generally assumed that she was of the "Howard Family Line of Maryland".
John and Eleanor they resided in Baltimore, where some of their children were born.
Eleanor Howard is claimed to be the daughter of a male Howard (General Eager Howard).
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I lend to my wife Dicy all Howard all my stock of every kind, all these I lend to my wife Dicy Howard during her widowhood------ This property that I have lent to my wife after her death, I give to my children.
First I give to my daughter Margaret Howard fifteen dollars out of this property and I give and bequeath to my son Elijah Howard one half the remainder, after these fifteen dollars are taken out.
Gordon Howard was a large landowner in Donegal Twp., Lancaster Co. residing on a farm about 2 miles northeast of the Donegal Meeting House.
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 Maryland Historical Society Library: John Eager Howard Estate Inventory 1827-1828, MS. 2450 - Finding Aid
The contents of John Eager Howard's real and personal estate were sold at auction beginning a scant three weeks after his death.
Howard's six surviving children (George, Benjamin Chew, William, James, Sophia Howard Read, and Charles) and two grandchildren (John Eager Howard, son of John Howard, and James Howard McHenry, son of Juliana Howard McHenry) were granted specific bequests of real property, and many of their names turn up on the list of purchasers from the auctions.
Charles Howard's annotated copy of the catalog is in the Library collections (MHF 5476.H81.F9); Benjamin Chew Howard's annotated copy is in Box 19 of the Howard Papers (MS.469), Manuscripts Division, Maryland Historical Society.
www.mdhs.org /library/Mss/ms002450.html   (509 words)

  
 Howard County, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Howard County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Maryland, between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The county was named for John Eager Howard, an officer in the American Revolutionary War and Governor of Maryland.
The center of population of Maryland is located on the county line between Howard County and Anne Arundel County, in the unincorporated town of Jessup [1].
The following is a population history for Howard County[2].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Howard_County,_Maryland   (1019 words)

  
 Howard County Historical Society
The SOCIETY is the proud custodian of two historic buildings perched atop Mt. Misery (Capitoline Hill) in the heart of Ellicott City, a 1772 mill town founded by the Ellicott Brothers, and the County seat named for Revolutionary War hero, John Eager Howard.
The Museum--is housed in the former First Presbyterian Church, a building constructed in the Gothic style with a 100 foot bell tower, a roof characterized by steeply pitched intersecting gables with the south end of the building being semi-hexagonal in shape and having a semi-conical roof.
The library houses Howard County’s official archive of retired documents of historical value many of which date to the early 19th Century.
www.hchsmd.org /about_hchs.htm   (316 words)

  
 Howard County Arboreta: County Office Complex
The Howard Building, opened in 1978, is named for George Howard, son of John Eager Howard, a Revolutionary War hero for whom the county is named.
A wide variety of trees have been planted in the Howard County Office Complex; many which are native to the county, and many which are considered exotic.
While probably not native to Howard County, the Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) is certainly native to Maryland.
www.hcforest.sailorsite.net /HCOffice.html   (636 words)

  
 Howard County - Kids Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Howard District was created from Anne Arundel County in 1838.
Located in Central Maryland, about 90% of Howard County is in the Piedmont Plateau and 10% is in the Atlantic coastal Plain.
Howard County was named for John Eager Howard (1752-1827), Revolutionary War officer, Maryland governor, and statesman.
www.mdkidspage.org /counties/ho.htm   (103 words)

  
 John Eager Howard Elementary School - Baltimore, Maryland - MD - school overview
John Eager Howard Elementary School - Baltimore, Maryland - MD - school overview
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An opportunity for the principal at John Eager Howard Elementary School to speak about curriculum, special programs, activities, goals and more.
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