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William Johnson Howell

William Johnson Howell[1]

Male 1849 - 1906  (57 years)

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  • Name William Johnson Howell  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 4 Jan 1849  Hancock Co., GA (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6, 7, 10
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch LRHC-JVV 
    Died 15 May 1906  [3
    Buried White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, White Plains, Greene Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I2052  Main
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2017 

    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  [8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    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." [18, 19]
    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.
    Family ID F290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Elizabeth Jernigan, "Nuna",   b. 4 Jun 1852,   d. 4 Feb 1943  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1871  Greene Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21, 22, 23
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Married by J.H. Kilpatrick

      1880 Census also shows: John Parrott, Black, Servant, age 10 living in the household. [24]
    Children 
    +1. Pearl Howell,   b. 4 Oct 1872,   d. 19 Feb 1929  (Age 56 years)
    +2. Ernest Melville Howell,   b. 9 Mar 1875,   d. 9 Apr 1940  (Age 65 years)
     3. James Jernigan Howell,   b. 8 Mar 1877,   d. 7 Jul 1906  (Age 29 years)
    +4. John McBride Howell, "Mac",   b. 6 Aug 1879,   d. 1 May 1945  (Age 65 years)
     5. Henry Randolph Howell,   b. 21 Feb 1881,   d. 23 Sep 1952  (Age 71 years)
    +6. Ruby Mildred Howell,   b. 2 Jul 1885, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1959, Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +7. William Guy Howell,   b. 30 Aug 1888, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Evans Howell
     9. Beryl Howell
    Documents
    1880 Census - William Johnson Howell family
    1880 Census - William Johnson Howell family
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1871 - Greene Co., GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, White Plains, Greene Co., GA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    William J. Howell
    William J. Howell
    Reverse notes: Uncle Willie J. Howell, State Legislator. Brother of J. McKinney Howell. Husband of Nuna Jernigan.

    A gift from Betty Howell Traver - March 2006

    Documents
    1860 Census - Elmina Howell family
    1860 Census - Elmina Howell family
    White Plains, Greene County, GA - Names appear spelled as Hamill/Hawill/Howell - Elmira age 40, J M age 27, Alonzo age 24, Milla age 14 and William age 11. There is a listing above Elmina's for Jno M. Howell, no age listed, value of real estate 4,500; household value 13,700.

  • 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) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S724] Wright Lewis Moore, John Wright Boyd, (Published by the Author in Atlanta, GA. 1905), p. 214 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S736] Historical So. Fm. IV, Boddie, John Bennett, (1960, Redwood City California, Pacific Coast Publishers), p. 126 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S731] Armor, Cemeteries of Greene Co., E. H. Armor, (1987, Agee Publishers, Inc.), p. 310 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S671] 1880 U.S. Census, "William J Howel" (one 'L') GA, Greene Co., District 35, Age 31, b. GA, Clerk (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S689] 1850 U.S. Census, Appears William L. Howell, age 1, born GA, Census of Hanckock Co., GA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/ga/hancock/1850/pg0013a.txt (Reliability: 0).

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

    9. [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.).

    10. [S1567] My Search For John Stephen Jackson, John Guy Jackson, Jr., PhD, PE, (2006 Southern Historical Press, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina 29602-1267. (copies may be ordered from Augusta Genealogical Society, Inc. Post Office Box 3743, Augusta, Georgia 30914-3743 (706) 722-4073. ISBN 0-89308-840-0), p. 9-22 (Reliability: 0).

    11. [S692] White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery Listing, Plot A24 (Reliability: 0).

    12. [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 (Reliability: 0).
      http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/IGI/individual_record.asp?recid=100193544219&lds=1®ion=11®ionfriendly=North+America&frompage=99

    13. [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 (Reliability: 0).

    14. [S1370] Julia Dyar, Julia Dyar, (Lagrange, GA), "in Perry, Georgia in 1832" - Letter to JSHJr rc'd 2 June 2006 (Reliability: 0).

    15. [S1392] James Brittain, Jr., James Brittain, Jr., genealogy.com posting to JSH 19 Jan 2007: http://genforum.genealogy.com/ga/greene/messages/547.html (Reliability: 0).
      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."

    16. [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).

    17. [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 (Reliability: 0).

    18. [S1392] James Brittain, Jr., James Brittain, Jr., genealogy.com posting to JSH 19 Jan 2007: http://genforum.genealogy.com/ga/greene/messages/547.html (Reliability: 0).

    19. [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" (Reliability: 0).

    20. [S737] Greene Co. Marriage Rec. (Ingmire), Ingmire, Frances T., (Pub. 1985).

    21. [S729] Tommy Bargeron, (http://www.bargeron.com/genealogy/index.htm 721 West 12th Street, Tifton, GA 31794 bargeron@surfsouth.com), http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/5484/fam00860.htm (Reliability: 0).

    22. [S699] Rice & Williams - History of Greene Co., Thaddeus Brockett Rice and Carolyn Williams, (IBSN 0-87152 Data by Thaddeus Brockett Rice ; edited by Carolyn White Williams (Mrs. Carlton Candler Williams) ; with new index by Margaret H. Cannon), "Nov 21 1871 by J.H. Kilpatrick" (Reliability: 0).

    23. [S1295] Jernigan Reunion, (Mentioned in email of Feb 11, 2006 from Mark Howell), Entry # JTH 6-37 -- Anna :Nuna" Elizabeth Jernigan Born 4 June 1852 died Feb. 4, 1943 (buried Marietta, GA) married 21 November 1871 William Johnson Howell. born Jan 4, 1849 died May 15, 1908 White Plains. (Reliability: 0).

    24. [S671] 1880 U.S. Census, John Parrott, Black, age 10, Servant, GA, White Plains, Greene, GA (Reliability: 0).