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Burmah Howell[1]

Female 1840 - 1920  (79 years)


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  • Name Burmah Howell  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 31 Jul 1840  Greene Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Resided 1850  Hancock, Hancock, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Resided 1920  White Plains, Greene, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    FamilySearch ID MCZK-2R8 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/MCZK-2R8 
    Died Apr 1920  [12
    Person ID I2049  Main
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2020 

    Father John Johnson Howell,   b. 25 Dec 1810, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1858  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Elmina McBride,   b. 13 Aug 1815, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1883  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1832  Perry, Houston, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Notes 
    Married:
    • From James Brittain:

      In a letter from Villa [Havila] Howell Mapp White Plains, Ga. to W. S Howell Greenville, Ga. Feb 20,1911. "...John Johnson Howell married Elmira Mc Bride when she was sixteen. She was reared in Milledgeville [Ga.] and Eatonton, Georgia." [19, 20]
    Documents
    1850 Census - John J. Howell
    1850 Census - John J. Howell
    John J Howell 40, Elmina 36, John M. 17, Matthew A. 14, Burmah 10, Austria 8, Havilah 4, William 1.
    John Johnson Howell - Will Probate - Account Papers
    John Johnson Howell - Will Probate - Account Papers
    Several hundred "Account Papers" showing who received what from JJ Howell's will. Contains references to family relationships. Administered by John McKinney Howell and Samuel Armstrong Howell
    Family ID F290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judge Hillsman, C. S. A.,   b. 29 May 1820, Georgia, U S A Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1899  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1857  [21
    Notes 
    Married:
    • "Burma married a Hilsman. Her children 2 daughters died - one unmarried, one at the birth of her child who died also" [7]
    Children 
     1. Fleta Hilsman,   b. 19 Aug 1858, , Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1893  (Age 35 years)
     2. Ida Hilsman,   b. 10 Jul 1868, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1897  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F2726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1840 - Greene Co., GA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Histories
    The Howell Family
    The Howell Family
    by Rev. James Hines Kilpatrick, transcribed by William Heard Kilpatrick and sent to me by Scott Kilpatrick.

  • Notes 
    • From William Heard Kilpatrick notes from a book which belonged to his father:

      "Burinah (Howell) Hilsman was born 31 July 1840." [22]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S691] Lisa Mapp, Lisa Mapp, (Manuscript received via email 5 May, 2003).

    3. [S1735] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 25 Sep 2018), entry for Burmah Howell, person ID MCZK-2R8.

    4. [S689] 1850 U.S. Census, Appears Burmah Howell, age 10, born GA, Census of Hanckock Co., GA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/ga/hancock/1850/pg0013a.txt.

    5. [S1451] House of Howell - Version 2 - commented by TB Rice, Annie Davidson Howell, (3 pages. Transcribed by Albert Sidney Howell (courtesy Jim Brittain, Jr.)).

    6. [S1450] House of Howell - version 1, Annie Davidson Howell, (Transcribed by Albert Sidney Howell (courtesy Jim Brittain, Jr.) - version 2 has slightly different content than version 1.), "Burmah Howell Hilsman".

    7. [S1559] Albert Sidney Howell - McKinney Howell Handwritten Chart, Albert Sidney Howell, Jr., (On file. Obtained from Betty Howell Traver and Jim Brittain during a visit in September 2009. Scanned to PDF.).

    8. [S691] Lisa Mapp, Lisa Mapp, (Manuscript received via email 5 May, 2003), "1840".

    9. [S1316] William Heard Kilpatrick, William Heard Kilpatrick, (Unpublished.), The Howell Family - "Burinah (Howell) Hilsman was born 31 July 1840.".

    10. [S1493] Pylant Family Tree, Ted Pylant, (http://pylantfamilytree.org/), "31 Jul 1849, Greene Co., Ga".

    11. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 25 Sep 2018), entry for Burmah Howell, person ID MCZK-2R8.
      ;Contributor: Mekinzie, mekinziemeeks@gmail.com

    12. [S1493] Pylant Family Tree, Ted Pylant, (http://pylantfamilytree.org/).

    13. [S590] familysearch.org (LDS Church), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1999-2002 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), IGI Individual Record - Marrigae 1832, Elmira McBride of Georgia to John Johnson Howell.  Father MacKinney Howell, Mother Mary Johnson.
      http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/IGI/individual_record.asp?recid=100193544219&lds=1®ion=11®ionfriendly=North+America&frompage=99

    14. [S1338] LBSH Chart, Lundie Barlow - Sidney Howell - Havila Howell Chart, (A photocopy of a handwritten document given to John S. Howell, Jr. by Elizabeth Howell Traver.), m. 1832.

    15. [S1370] Julia Dyar, Julia Dyar, (Lagrange, GA), "in Perry, Georgia in 1832" - Letter to JSHJr rc'd 2 June 2006.

    16. [S1392] James Brittain, Jr., James Brittain, Jr., genealogy.com posting to JSH 19 Jan 2007: http://genforum.genealogy.com/ga/greene/messages/547.html.
      In a letter (about 20 pages) from Lundie W Barlow, Richmond Va. Nov, 8 1944 to Albert Sidney Howell
      "...My parents John Johnson Howell and Elmira McBride Howell, were married in the town of Perry Houston Co. Ga. in 1832."

    17. [S1435] Havilah Howell Mapp - Brief Record of Ancestral History, Havilah Howell Mapp of White Plains, Georgia, (L. Barlow's extracts - a copy of the original in the posession of Mrs. Henry Reid, Athens, Georgia).

    18. [S1450] House of Howell - version 1, Annie Davidson Howell, (Transcribed by Albert Sidney Howell (courtesy Jim Brittain, Jr.) - version 2 has slightly different content than version 1.), 1832.

    19. [S1392] James Brittain, Jr., James Brittain, Jr., genealogy.com posting to JSH 19 Jan 2007: http://genforum.genealogy.com/ga/greene/messages/547.html.

    20. [S1402] Albert Sidney Howell letter to Florence Howell Pollard 25 Mar 1974, Albert Sidney Howell, (From the files of Albert Sidney Howell, Jr., provided to me by Jim Brittain. Scanned as: ASHowellJrLetterToFlorenceHowellPollard25Mar1974.jpg), "Elmina McBride was raised in Milledgeville and Eatonton and married John Johnson Howell in Perry, Houston County, GA".

    21. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 13 Jun 2020) Hilsman, person ID KCZ5-YXV.
      ;Contributor: EstherCBeck, esthercbeck@gmail.com

    22. [S1316] William Heard Kilpatrick, William Heard Kilpatrick, (Unpublished.), The Howell Family.