Howes Family Association of 1637

Dedicated to Learning, Sharing, and Preserving the History of Descendants of Thomas and Mary (Burr) Howes and their three sons, Joseph(1630), Thomas(1634), and Jeremiah(1637).

Thomas and family landed in Salem, Ma. from Norwich, England about 1637

Howes Family Reunion 2019

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See our Family Genealogy

Buy the Howes Genealogy 1637-2004 book which is the The lifetime work of Robert Arthur Howes, and the only Genealogy of the Howes Family. Thirteen generations of Thomas and Mary (Burr) Howes of Yarmouth, MA are chronicled

Brief History of the HFA

The Howes Family Association was founded just after first reunion in Dennis MA on 26 Sep 1987 by Colonel Lewis L Howes.  Lew was HFA first president and editor of the HFA Newsletter for the first 13 years. The HFA has a board of directors. Many Family Documents have been donated to Dennis Memorial Library, Dennis, MA. Furniture, clothing, and other personal items have been donated to Dennis Historical Society, Dennis MA.

Organizations that hold Howes history that we support trough our memberships

Dennis Massachusetts Historical Society

Dennis Massachusetts Memorial Library

Ashfield Massachusetts historical society

Southeast Museum in Brewster, NY

Support our Howes Historical collections and Reunion 

To become a member of HFA send your:

Name, Address, Phone and Email address with check for $15.00 USD to


C/o Mark H Howes, Treasurer

6 Blue Jay Lane

East Taunton, MA 02718

(Note membership is for one calendar year and should be renewed each fall)