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Marshall Otis Howe Family (4) Cabinet Photos - Newfane,Vermont
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Marshall Otis Howe Family (4) Cabinet Photos - Newfane,Vermont

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A very fine collection of (4) four antique cabinet card photos of the Marshall Otis Howe family of Newfane, Vermont. The photos include: A cabinet photo of Marshall Otis Howe when he was a young man (taken in a photography studio in Burlington, Vermont); a cabinet photo of him holding his granddaughter Gertrude Dexter Howe at the age of two months old (daughter of Marshall Avery Howe); a cabinet photo of his wife Gertrude Isabelle Dexter Howe holding the same granddaughter and her namesake; and a photo of the twin brothers Clifton Durant Howe and Carlton D. Howe, sons of Marshall Otis Howe (taken in Burllington, VT). More biographical and genealogical information about these individuals is provided below, and also will be provided in photocopied pages included with the purchase of these photos. These photos measure respectively 4.25 x 6.5, 7 x 6, 7 x 6, and 6 x 9. Condition: These are original photographs, not a copy or reproduction. They are in excellent condition. Marshall Otis Howe: Marshall Otis Howe (October 4, 1832 - May 13, 1919) was a farmer, school superintendent and Justice of the Peace from Newfane, Vermont and member of the Vermont House of Representatives, serving in 1882. He was born in Wardsboro, Vermont to Otis Howe (1793-1872) and Sally (Marsh) Howe (1796-1877). He was married on 15 August 1866 to Gertrude Isabel Dexter, and was a farmer in Newfane, Vermont and served as a school superintendent and Justice of the Peace. In 1882 he was elected to a one-year term in the Vermont House of Representatives. Howe died at his home in Newfane on 13 May 1919. Howe was a direct descendant of John Howe (1602-1680) who arrived in Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 from Brinklow, Warwickshire, England and settled in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Marshall Otis Howe was also a descendant of Edmund Rice, an early immigrant to Massachusetts Bay Colony. Marshall and Gertrude had the following children: Marshall Avery Howe (1867-1936), Herman Allene Howe (1869-1946), Arthur Otis Howe (1871-1951), and twins Carlton D. Howe (1874-1937) and Clifton Durant Howe (born 1874). Marshall Avery Howe: Marshall Avery Howe (1867-1936) was an American botanist, taxonomist, morphologist, curator and the third director of the New York Botanical Garden. He specialized in the study of liverworts (Hepaticae) and algae, and also an expert on and cultivator of dahlias and other ornamental plants. He was instructor in cryptogamic botany at the University of California at Berkeley. He was appointed curator of the New York Botanical Garden in 1906, assistant director in 1923, and director in 1935 after the death of Elmer Drew Merrill. In collecting for the gardens, he made numerous expeditions collecting algae and liverworts. He was an active member of the "Garden Club" in New York. He was married June 8, 1909 to Edith Morton Packard. They had two children including Prentiss Mellen Howe, and Gertrude Dexter Howe (named for her grandmother, and whose baby photos are part of this photo collection.) Clifton Durant Howe: Clifton Durant Howe was born July 30, 1874 in Newfane, Vermont the son of Marshall Otis Howe. He served as the Dean of Faculty of Forestry at Toronto University, and also was proficient in botany and biology. He researched, wrote and published extensively, particularly in the field of forestry. He married Elsie Marion Newton in Newfane, Vermont on January 1, 1918. His twin brother was Carlton D. Howe. Carlton D. Howe: He was the son of Marshall Otis Howe, and twin brother of Clifton Durant Howe, also born on July 30, 1874 in Newfane, Vermont. Carlton was the author of a popular book on ornithology titled "Fifty Common Birds of Vermont," published in 1902.
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