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Dr. John Mckinney Howell, CSA

Dr. John Mckinney Howell, CSA[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1833 - 1889  (55 years)

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  • Photos
    John McKinney Howell
    John McKinney Howell
    John McKinney Howell portrait from Betty Howell Traver's album.
    McKinney Howell House
    McKinney Howell House
    White Plains, Georgia. Located near the boundary of the White Plains Baptist Church. Dr. John McKinney Howell & family also lived here. Betty Howell Traver collection.
    Bed belonging to John & Emma Howell, 1859.
    Bed belonging to John & Emma Howell, 1859.
    This is the bed that belonged to John McKinney Howell and Emma Berrien Heard Howell where all nine of their children were born. Photo taken at the home of Betty Howell Traver, Greensboro, Georgia in 2007. (photo by James Brittain, Jr.)
    Phillips Legion Flag
    Phillips Legion Flag

    Documents
    Miss Mildred Eva Howell - Obituary
    Miss Mildred Eva Howell - Obituary
    "The Cuthbert Times" Nov 29, 1956
    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.
    1880 Census - John McKinney Howell family
    1880 Census - John McKinney Howell family
    p 1 of 2
    Indenture to Samuel A. Howell - P3.
    Indenture to Samuel A. Howell - P3.
    25 Acres, Greene County, Georgia, 17 Nov 1858 from the estate of John Johnson Howell, John McKinney Howell administrator. (A.S. Howell collection courtesy of Jim Brittain)
    1880 Census - John McKinney Howell p 2 of 2
    1880 Census - John McKinney Howell p 2 of 2
    Indenture to Samuel A Howell - P1
    Indenture to Samuel A Howell - P1
    225 Acres, Greene County, Georgia, 17 Nov 1858 from the estate of John Johnson Howell, John McKinney Howell administrator. (A.S. Howell collection courtesy of Jim Brittain)
    Indenture to Samuel A. Howell - P2
    Indenture to Samuel A. Howell - P2
    225 Acres, Greene County, Georgia, 17 Nov 1858 from the estate of John Johnson Howell, John McKinney Howell administrator. (A.S. Howell collection courtesy of Jim Brittain)
    John McKinney Howell background notes
    John McKinney Howell background notes
    By Betty H. Traver
    John McKinney Howell letter (Original) 29 Aug 1864
    John McKinney Howell letter (Original) 29 Aug 1864
    Part of a series of letters written by Dr. John McKinney Howell to his wife Emma B. (Heard) Howell while he served in the Confederate Army as a doctor at Andersonville Prison. This is a copy of the original handwritten letter - due to lack of paper text is both horizontal and vertical. Also see the transcribed and typed version by Betty Howell Traver. Original letters donated by B. H. Traver to the University of Georgia.
    John McKinney Howell letter 10 Aug 1864
    John McKinney Howell letter 10 Aug 1864
    To his wife Emma. "...the examination begins tomorrow.."; "The Yankees had their union flags floating and the big rain having washed their faces.."

    Part of a series of letters written by Dr. John McKinney Howell to his wife Emma B. (Heard) Howell while he served in the Confederate Army as a doctor at Andersonville Prison. Transcribed and typed by Betty Howell Traver. Original letters donated by B. H. Traver to the University of Georgia.
    John McKinney Howell letter 29 Aug 1864
    John McKinney Howell letter 29 Aug 1864
    To his wife Emma. Re: "..I am still quite weak which makes me think of my fainting when I came from Va..."; "..What I do every day..."; "..I get, or presume will some day get, the same pay one of Brown's brigadiers gets - Eleven dollars per month."; "Yes, I belong to the Militia. When they disband I shall be footloose."; "...What the Yankees ask for their jewelry....One of my med. mates bought a heavy plain gold ring for twelve dollars."; "How many prisioners...well there are just about as many brought in as die...there are about thirty thousand prisioners. Every ten days we bury about a thousand, making just about three thousand a month..."; "If there is more than one female prisioner she keeps herself undiscovered...There is one here whoe seems...a very nice woman. Her husband is a prisioner and they were both captured in N.C. She refused to be separated..."; "Twenty-one prisioners...paroled Yankees, were sent North to insist on exchange."; "Have any of the prisioners been hung and do they fight much? Yes, both."; "We have an excellent sixteen square foot tent.."; "The balance of my men love beef's liver, brains, heart, tripe, etc. which I can not eat."; "[Percy]He's a great boy. Wonder if he would like to come here. I have thought that I would like to keep him with me for a while. But such a thing unless he were larger, might be inconvenient. Kiss the boys for me and aks them to kiss Mother for father."

    Part of a series of letters written by Dr. John McKinney Howell to his wife Emma B. (Heard) Howell while he served in the Confederate Army as a doctor at Andersonville Prison. Transcribed and typed by Betty Howell Traver. Original letters donated by B. H. Traver to the University of Georgia.
    John McKinney Howell letter 29 Jul 1864
    John McKinney Howell letter 29 Jul 1864
    To his wife Emma. Re: "..So yesterday I first 'set eyes on' this celebrated Yankee prison. Even while I write, I have nothing to do but raise my eyes from the paper on which I am engaged to see hundreds of the blue coats making their way through two lines of guards to the prison gate."; "...some with shoes on, others barefoot"; "They know it, as thousands before them know it, to the most univiting place of which a Yankee knows anything about."; "I met with Dr. Credille, raised in Greene, who asked me to walk with him to the Yankee hospital. I did so, and such object in the way of men I never saw before. Sick and emaciated, naked, ragged and dirty -- some on straw with a blanket under them -- some without either -- some that will die tomorrow, some today -- some dying with another whose face is turned toward him breathing his last. I saw too some awful cases of gangrene -- cases where the flesh had been destroyed to the bone. But before you can imagine such pictures, you must first see some sufferings like these. I can give you no idea of them. In comparison an ordinary death is pleasant to contemplate."; "They escape from the prison very often by burrowing holes under the posts.....keep some negro dogs which are also good for running Yankees...I heard the dogs go after one this morning."; "Haven't had on clean clothes since leaving."

    Part of a series of letters written by Dr. John McKinney Howell to his wife Emma B. (Heard) Howell while he served in the Confederate Army as a doctor at Andersonville Prison. Transcribed and typed by Betty Howell Traver. Original letters donated by B. H. Traver to the University of Georgia.
    John McKinney Howell letter 31 Jul 1864
    John McKinney Howell letter 31 Jul 1864
    To his wife Emma. Re: "A few more days and I shall be 31 -- a middle aged man."; "The Yankee raiders were yesterday at Macon, shelling the city."; "...next we hear that they have destroyed a very considerable amount of property in Jones County and have burned Griswoldville -- coming in this direction and doing the above damage by way of Griffin."; "Today I have no duties to perform....reason assigned no medicine...but that is not the reason...the authorities wish to keep from the prisioners the account of the raiders above this place."; "The usual number for each surgeon is about four or five hundred."

    Part of a series of letters written by Dr. John McKinney Howell to his wife Emma B. (Heard) Howell while he served in the Confederate Army as a doctor at Andersonville Prison. Transcribed and typed by Betty Howell Traver. Original letters donated by B. H. Traver to the University of Georgia.
    John McKinney Howell Letter 4 Aug 1864
    John McKinney Howell Letter 4 Aug 1864
    To his wife Emma. Re: "Today my dearest there is no sick call - reason, no medicine..."; "Yesterday our orders were to send to the hospital all who could not walk and absolutely needed medical attention...nine hundred and fifty seven."; "Such deaths as they are - men dying in the hot broiling sun. To those that are prepared, what releif death must be."; "The sight of a dead comrade has no softening influence on a Yankee."; "...I met one fellow who said he wanted to take the oath of allegiance. He whispered this in my ear..."; "So I asked Capt. Wirz, comandant of interior of the prision, whether he paid any attention to one desiring to take such an oath. He replied he did not."; "The weather is very hot as we are in the pine woods and have to sleep on the ground, get amazingly dirty.";"I am very scarry that the raiders have so interrupted communication. I can not get your letters, nor can you get mine."

    Part of a series of letters written by Dr. John McKinney Howell to his wife Emma B. (Heard) Howell while he served in the Confederate Army as a doctor at Andersonville Prison. Transcribed and typed by Betty Howell Traver. Original letters donated by B. H. Traver to the University of Georgia.
    Howell chart by Albert Sidney Howell, Jr.
    Howell chart by Albert Sidney Howell, Jr.
    Howell chart by Albert Sidney Howell, Jr. Begins with McKinney Howell (1781 - 1856)

    Headstones
    John McKinney Howell
    John McKinney Howell

  • Name John Mckinney Howell  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Prefix Dr. 
    Suffix CSA 
    Born 13 Aug 1833  Houston Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Resided 1850  Hancock, Hancock, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Military Service 1862-1865  Greene Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Confederate Army, rank: Private 
    Lived in 1868  Heard Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Lived in 1870  White Plains, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Appointed 1880  [17
    County School Commissioner 
    Occupation 1880  White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    School Teacher (age 46) according to the US Census 
    Lived in 1887  the northwest corner of Sumter Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Occupation Surgeon  [19
    FamilySearch MB7Q-35W 
    Died 3 May 1889  Americus, Sumter County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 20
    Buried White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, White Plains, Greene Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22
    Person ID I686  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  [10, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
    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." [29, 30]
    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 Emma Berrien Heard,   b. 22 Apr 1841, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1918, Cuthbert, Randolph Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1859  Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [31, 32
    Children 
    +1. Percy Vincent Howell,   b. 9 Jan 1861, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1902, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. John Johnson Howell,   b. 29 Apr 1863, prob. White Plains, Greene, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1931, Cuthbert, Randolph Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Henry Alonzo Howell,   b. 19 Feb 1866, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1958, Burke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +4. Bertha Howell,   b. 29 Jun 1869, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1963  (Age 94 years)
     5. Rosa Decottes Howell,   b. 9 Nov 1872,   d. 12 Sep 1886  (Age 13 years)
     6. Mildred Eva Howell,   b. 25 Jun 1875,   d. 20 Nov 1956, Her home on Randolph Street, Cuthbert, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Brooks Howell,   b. 8 May 1878,   d. 5 Apr 1912  (Age 33 years)
     8. Emma Howell,   b. 21 Aug 1881,   d. 25 Sep 1881  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Edward Lathrop Howell,   b. 7 Nov 1884, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1968  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Aug 1833 - Houston Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1859 - Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Confederate Army, rank: Private - 1862-1865 - Greene Co., GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLived in - 1868 - Heard Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLived in - 1870 - White Plains, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - School Teacher (age 46) according to the US Census - 1880 - White Plains, Greene County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLived in - 1887 - the northwest corner of Sumter Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1889 - Americus, Sumter County, 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 

  • Notes 
    • Betty Traver notes:

      "Graduated from Mercer University.  Obtained his M.D. from what is now Georgia Medical College in 1859."

      "During the Civil War he was a guard at Andersonville Prision - when he returned home he was never the same"

      "John McKinney Howell was born in Houston County, GA.  The Johnson and McKinney Howell lands gave out about 1830 and the whole town of White Plains, including the McBrides moved to Houston Co.  When the railroad from Augusta to Atlanta was built, guano (fertilizer) could be shipped to Ga farmers.  The R.R. reached Union Point, Greene Col, about 1836, so everyone moved back to grow cotton again on the old properties.  (Guano is bird droppings, came mainly from Peru; supplanted by chemical fertilizers.  Cotton depletes the land terribly."

      From "Forty-four Families":

      Dr. John McKinney Howell, known to his friends as "Mack," was born
      August 13, 1833, in White Plains, Georgia. He was the son of John Johnson
      Howell and Elmina McBride Howell. Mack Howell died May 3, 1889, in
      Americus, Georgia, where he is buried..

      The following article was taken from The Christian Index, dated Thursday,
      June 27,1889.
      102
      "One of our noblest and most lovable Christian men has recently passed
      from earth, Dr. John McKinney Howell. At the time of his death, May 3,
      1889, residing in Friendship, Sumter County, Georgia, but during most of
      his life, a citizen of Greene and a resident of White Plains. He was born August 13, 1883, being the eldest child of John Johnson Howell and Elmina McBryde.

      His early religious and educational advantages were good and he grew up to
      manhood loved and respected by all. In 1856, he graduated from Mercer
      University, then located at Penfield, Georgia, and two years thereafter from
      the Medical College in Augusta.

      "As might be inferred, Dr. Howell, when first starting out in life, began
      the practice of medicine but not finding it congenial to his taste, soon gave it up and devoted himself to the labors and the duties of the schoolroom,
      teaching with distinguished success at different places in Georgia; Magnolia
      Springs, Franklin, White Plains and finally at Friendship. His real life work
      however, as an instructor of youth, was done at White Plains, his childhood
      home. Here for nearly twenty years, he was the honored principal of Dawson
      Institute, a school which can number among its former principals such noted
      educators as R. T. Asbury, R. V. Forrester, and V. T. Sanford, from which
      has gone forth some of the most eminent men of the state. Here, too, it
      may be added, for more than twice twenty years he lived and labored and
      sacrificed for the good of others, and so endeared himself to all of every age
      and class and race, that during long years to come his name will be cherished, and his memory prove a legacy of blessing.

      "He was baptised and received into the fellowship of the White Plains
      Baptist Church, October 16, 1859, and thenceforward, even to the day he
      was called upward, his life proved the reality of his faith. Though naturally
      modest and self-distrustful, he soon stood in the front rank as a willing,
      earnest and wise worker for Christ. In the several positions as teacher and
      superintendent of the Sunday School, and of clerk and chorister and deacon
      in the church, he was faithful and efficient. As the leader of music, he was
      especially and eminently successful. An excellent singer himself, he had in
      high degree the much rarer gift of being able to control and harmonize the
      voices of others. "His punctuality in religious service is worthy of separate notice. His place in the sanctuary was always filled except a providential ordering otherwise and this was very seldom. In the prayer meeting, the Sunday School, the conference, the public congregation, all expected to see his cheerful face; and if perchance, we saw it not, all were ready to inquire, "Where is Dr. Howell today?"

      "As his pastor from the first of his Christian life and for nearly thirty
      years thereafter, I wish to call attention to a marked peculiarity in his sanctuary attendance-he was a splendid listener. All preachers know what a helpful thing it is to have some of these good hearers. Dr. Howell was one of the best!

      "He was noted for his liberality. Though not the largest property owner,
      he was among the largest givers. He evidently thought it a privilege to give to the Lord's cause, not a hardship.
      "Sisters, brothers, all you who knew and loved our departed brother,
      imitate his example in the things which we have enumerated, follow him as
      103

      he followed Christ.
      "Dr. Howell was highly favored in his domestic relations. Not long atter
      giving his heart to Jesus, he obtained the heart and hand of Miss Emma Berrien Heard of Augusta, Georgia. They were married December 20, 1859, by Reverend J. E. Ryerson. This union was truly a happy one, and theirs was truly a happy home. Both husband and wife, gentle, refined and affectionate, loving the Saviour and loving each other, loving music and song, and lovely chüdren growing up around them; how could it be otherwise? What a mysterious Providence that the bright light of their joyous home should give place to thick darkness! Thank God the darkness is only on the earth side, there is another side where there is all light and glory. "Strong faith can make rifts in the darkest cloud through which lights
      shall come and illumine even the shadow of death."

      Dr. John McKinney Howell, M.D., grandfather of Florence Stewart
      Howell, practiced medicine a short time. He served as medical Stewart in the
      War-Between-the-States, MeUs' Regiment, Company C. Georgia Troops.
      He was the first honor graduate of Mercer University when it was located
      in Penfield, Georgia. The town of Penfield is seven miles north of Greensboro, Georgia, where Emma Berrien Heard (his wife) graduated at Masonic Female Institute.

      JSH notes:

      He fought in the American Civil War, spending three years as a private in the Confederate Army.  There are several references to his service in "The History of Greene Co." and his gravestone is inscribed "C.S.A." (Confederate States of America)

      He was 28 years old when the "War Between The States" / "American Civil War" / "The War of Northern Aggression" started. (the name of course varies with ones point of view!)

      He was a physician for a short period of time, then a schoolteacher. Also "a farmer" in the 1870 Census.

      From the "History of Greene Co." p. 411:

      "When The Greene Co. Boys Marched to War in 1861"

      p. 407:  The Muster Roll o fthe 17th Regiment, GA. Militia, Greene Co. lists J.M. "Howell" p. 407 lists rank as private. "There were 6 officers and 148 privates." 

      p. 229 from a section titled Hisotry of the White Plains School by Miss Helen Kilpatrick. (the school was also at different times known as the White Plains Academy and The Dawson Institute, in honor of Judge Williiam C. Dawson of Greensboro, GA)

      "In 1865 Dr. J. M. Howell who had returned from three years of service in the Confederate Army, was elected principal and taught through this year and next when he resigned and moved away."  

      "In 1871 Dr. Howell again was elected principal and held the position until 1880 when he was appointed County School Commissioner for two terms in succession of four years each.  He was then ineligible to hold the position of Principal and his wife Mrs. Emma B. Howell was made principal a second time.  In 1887, the school observed the first Georgia Arbor Day, and the large oaks in from of the building were planted.  A number of trees were set out but only those of Dr. Howell, Will M. Grant, J. Howell Mapp, William Heard Kilpatrick, Charles Sterling Jernigan and John Pardee lived.  It seems fitting that Dr. Howell's tree should have out grown the others, and it stands today as a memorial to him who spent so many of his best years in the service of the school.  During the twenty years of Dr. Howell's connection with the school and for many years after, Mrs. Howell served as music teacher, and while it would be impossible to mention all the music teachers who taught during the hundred years of the school's existence, Mrs. Howell's music and her school entertainments held so large a part in the life of the school and its pupils, that this history would be incomplete without some mention of her as a music teacher."

      p. 231 "....the County Board of Education took over the property in 1917 when it was changed to the White plains District School, legally the White Plains Public School, but usually called White Plains Junior High."

      Gravestone inscription "Surgeon C.S.A. Educator". Spelling of "McKinney" is consistent with spelling of his grandfathers first name. [33, 34, 35, 36, 37]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S690] 1870 U.S. Census, Greene Co. GA White Plains, farmer (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S701] White Plains Baptist Church Register, (Georgia Archives microfilm.), How received: Ex 15 Oct 1859 - How dismissed: Letter 17 Dec 1887 (Reliability: 3).

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

    5. [S684] POOLE database on Rootsweb, John W. Heard & Joyce Heard Poole, (jwheard2@aol.com), Dr. "James" (not John) (Reliability: 2).
      ID: I14908 Reference Number: 14908 Name: Dr. James McKinney HOWELL NPFX: Dr. Given Name: James McKinney Surname: Howell 1 Sex: M Change Date: 10 MAR 2003 Birth: in White Plains,, GA,,, 1

      Marriage 1 Emma Berrien HEARD b: 22 APR 1841 in Per 1850 census and Wm. T.'s chart, Augusta, Richmond Co., GA,,,
      Married: 20 DEC 1859 in Richmond Co., GA,,, 1 2 3
      Children
      Percy Vincent HOWELL
      John Johnson HOWELL
      Henry Alonzo HOWELL
      Bertha HOWELL
      Rose DeCottes HOWELL
      Mildred Eve HOWELL
      Brooks HOWELL
      Emma HOWELL
      Edward Lathrop HOWELL

      Sources:

      Title: William Kilpatrick's ancestors, Recipient: John W. Heard,
      Address: Sarasota, FL, Author E-mail: alhaab@comcast.net
      Abbrev: Al Haab
      Author: Albert A. Haab
      Publication: 10/22/2002
      Page: LetterWilliam Kilpatrick to Agnes Jones
      Title: My Family, Url: Http://sneakers.pair.com/roots/index.htm
      Abbrev: Charles Perrin
      Publication: October 27, 2002
      Title: Correspondence, Recipient: John W. Heard, Author Address:
      Augusta, GA, Recipient Address: Millbury, MA
      Abbrev: Joyce Poole update
      Author: Joyce P. Poole
      Publication: May 18, 2001
      Page: Sept 2002

    6. [S977] 1860 U.S. Census, Taken 21 July 1860 White Plains, GA - Elmina Howell (head) age 40, JM (prob. John Mckinney) 27, Alonzo 24, Willa (f)14,  William 11 (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S690] 1870 U.S. Census, Village White Plains, Greene Co., GA, Penfield post office, enumerated 9 Aug 1870, Page 8., dwelling 77 "Howel, Jno. age 37, m, w, farmer, value 500, 200, all born Georgia; Emma, age 29, f, w.; Percy, age 9, Jno, age 7; Henry, age 4, Birtha, age 1" (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S689] 1850 U.S. Census, Appears as John M. Howell, age 17,Census of Hanckock Co., GA - http://www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/ga/hancock/1850/pg0013a.txt (Reliability: 0).

    9. [S1439] Deed to S. Armstrong Howell 225 + 25 acres, Greene Co, GA in 1858, Original Deed on file, (Indenutre for 225 acres and 25 acres in Greene County, Georgia, 17 Nov 1858 from the estate of John Johnson Howell, John McKinney Howell administrator. (A.S. Howell collection courtesy of Jim Brittain)), Original deed on file. (Reliability: 0).

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

    11. [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.).

    12. [S671] 1880 U.S. Census, Age 46. Spelling with one L in Howell - http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp (Reliability: 3).
      Household:

      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      John M. HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_0&frompage=5> Self M Male W 46 GA School Teaching GA GA
      Emmer B. HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_1&frompage=5> Wife M Female W 39 GA Keeping House SC GA
      Percy HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_2&frompage=5> Son S Male W 19 GA At Home SC GA
      John HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_3&frompage=5> Son S Male W 17 GA Clerking GA GA
      Henry HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_4&frompage=5> Son S Male W 14 GA At School GA GA
      Bertha HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_5&frompage=5> Dau S Female W 11 GA At School GA GA
      Roser HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_6&frompage=5> Dau S Female W 7 GA At School GA GA
      Ever HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_7&frompage=5> Dau S Female W 4 GA GA GA
      Brooks HOWEL <./individual_record.asp?INDI_CODE=1880US_12611408_8&frompage=5> Son S Male W 2 GA GA GA

      Source Information:
         Census Place White Plains, Greene, Georgia
         Family History Library Film 1254149 <../../library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C180%2C0&filmno=1254149>
         NA Film Number T9-0149
         Page Number 258A

    13. [S671] 1880 U.S. Census, GA, Greene Co., District 35 Age 46 (Reliability: 0).

    14. [S1316] William Heard Kilpatrick, William Heard Kilpatrick, (Unpublished.), The Howell Family - "J.M. Howell was born 13 Aug 1838 and died 3 May 1889." [jsh: prob typo on birth - see gravestone photo] (Reliability: 0).

    15. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 24 Jul 2017), entry for John Mckinney Howell, person ID MB7Q-35W. (Reliability: 3).

    16. [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), p. 229 "in 1865, Dr. J. M. Howell who had returned from three years of service in the Confederate Army" (Reliability: 0).

    17. [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. 9-20 (Reliability: 0).

    18. [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. 9-21 (Reliability: 0).

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

    20. [S1238] Florence Stewart Howell, (http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~clopton/walterc2.htm), "Americus, GA" (Reliability: 0).

    21. [S691] Lisa Mapp, Lisa Mapp, (Manuscript received via email 5 May, 2003) (Reliability: 3).

    22. [S696] White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery - gravestone photo.

    23. [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

    24. [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).

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

    26. [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."

    27. [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).

    28. [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).

    29. [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).

    30. [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).

    31. [S696] White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery - gravestone photo (Reliability: 4).

    32. [S1323] Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel, Augusta - October 16, 1861; (from footnote# 26 pages 81-85 "How Curious A Land") (Reliability: 0).

    33. [S691] Lisa Mapp, Lisa Mapp, (Manuscript received via email 5 May, 2003), Surgeon (Reliability: 3).

    34. [S960] Jonathan M. Bryant - How Curious A Land, Jonathan M. Bryant, (1996 University of North Carolina Press ISBN 0-8078-2257-4), p. 80 "In 1861 twenty year old Emma Berrian Heard married Dr. John Howell of White Plains" (Reliability: 0).

    35. [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), p. 229 - "J.M. Howell" re 3 years in Confederate Army, elected principal White Plains School, 1871 again elected principal, 1880 appointed County School Commissioner (Reliability: 0).

    36. [S1333] Betty Howell Traver, Elizabeth (Howell) Traver, Telephone 19 Mar 2006 (Reliability: 0).

    37. [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. 105 (Reliability: 3).