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Thomas Howell, "of the George"[1, 2]

Male Abt 1615 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Thomas Howell 
    Suffix "of the George" 
    Born Abt 1615 
    Gender Male 
    Immigrated 12 Aug 1635  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    from London to VA on the ship "George" 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I9444  Main
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 

    Children 
    +1. Matthew Howell,   d. Bef 25 Apr 1720, Isle of Wight Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F3509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigrated - from London to VA on the ship "George" - 12 Aug 1635 - London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    New England Historical and Genealogical Register - 1881
    New England Historical and Genealogical Register - 1881
    p. 144 lists Thomas Howell, age 20 as a passenger on "The George" departed London in 1635 to Virginia.

  • Notes 
    • Forty-four Families notes:

      "Matthew Howell, was the son of THOMAS HOWELL, who came to
      America on the "Good Ship George" to Virginia in 1635."

      The Complete Book of Emigrants notes:

      "Tho Howell" age 20  on The George to Virginia 21 August 1635 "Theis under written names to be transported to Virginea imbarqued in the George Jo: Severne Master bound thither pr. examination of the Minister of Gravesend etc."

      Passengers on Ships from London England to Virginia 1635

      London 18 Nov. 1847 Letter from H. G. Somerby "...there are several other ship-loads for Virginia, Bermuda, St. Domingo etc....." "On the cover ... is the following: A register of the names of all ye passingers [sic] which passed from ye porte [sic] of London for one whole yeare ending at Xmas 1635"
      Following are the 20 ships recorded by Mr. Somerby:

      Merchant Bonaventure to St. Domingo then Virginia [no date]
      Plain Joan 15 May 1635
      Speedwell of London 26 May 1635
      Thomas & John 6 Jan. 1635
      Phillip 20 June 1635
      America 23 June 1635
      Transport of London 4 July 1635
      Paul of London 6 July 1635
      Primorose 27 July 1635
      Merchants Hope July 1635
      Elizabeth of London 1635
      Globe of London Aug. 1635
      Safety Aug. 1635
      Alice July 1635
      Assurance of London July 1635
      George 12 Aug 1635
      Thomas 1635
      David 1635
      Constance 24 Oct. 1635
      Abraham 1635 [4, 5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1694] NEHGS 1861, New England Historical Society, (417p.), p. 144 Passengers to Virginia "Tho. Howell: age 20. (Reliability: 3).

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

    3. [S1687] The Complete Book of Emigrants, COLDHAM, PETER WILSON, (COLDHAM, PETER WILSON. The Complete Book of Emigrants: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 1607-1660. 1988. 600p.), http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/shipstova1635.shtml (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1685] Forty-Four Families, Florence Howell Pollard, (This book is a history of the Pollard Family researched and written by Florence Howell Pollard, wife of Clarence Owens Pollard. Published circa 1975), p. 109 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1687] The Complete Book of Emigrants, COLDHAM, PETER WILSON, (COLDHAM, PETER WILSON. The Complete Book of Emigrants: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 1607-1660. 1988. 600p.).