Mary Howell1,2

7th great-grandmother of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
9th great-grandmother of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for Ruth Minerva Fairfield
     Mary Howell married Joseph Bolles Gent., son of Thomas Bolles Esq. and Elizabeth Perkins.3
     Mary Bolles was mentioned in her husband Joseph Bolles's will dated 18 September 1678 in Wells, York County, Maine,: Further my will is, that my wife shall haue my whoole Estate both with in doors & with out, in this Town or else wr to dispose of....4 Click to view image She was living on 25 February 1690/91 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.2

Children of Mary Howell and Joseph Bolles Gent.


  1. [S749] Charles Thornton Libby, compiler, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Portland, Maine: The Southward Press, 1928), 101 (no surname given).
  2. [S682] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 2005), 107.
  3. [S749] Charles Thornton Libby, Libby, 101.
  4. [S751] Maine Historical Society, compiler, Maine Wills, 1640-1760 (n.p.: Maine Historical Society, 1887), 82-84, Registry of Deeds, 5, 34.