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David Howell Family

Of Virginia and Kentucky


1. David Howell was born about 1750 in Virginia ? (1) and died May 1823 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1). He married Rebecca Dickerson about 1771 in Bedford Co., Virginia (2). She was born about 1754 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1) and died in Virginia (1).

Children:
2. David Howell
3. Stephen Howell
4. Thomas Howell

Generation 2

2. David Howell (David) was born about 1780 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1) and died before 1840 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Elizabeth Barnett on June 19, 1802 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1).

3. Stephen Howell (David) was born about 1784 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1) and died June 17, 1864 in Washington Co., Indiana (1). He married Mary A. Wood on July 11, 1805 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1).

4. Thomas Howell (David) was born about 1792 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1, 2) and died July 2, 1884 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (2). He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Meade on February 11, 1812 in Bedford Co., Virginia (2). She was born About 1793 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1) and died May 29, 1856 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (2). She was buried in Howell / Mart Wicker Cemetery, Harold, Kentucky (2).

Children:
5. David Howell
6. Sarah Ellen Howell
7. Granville Henderson Howell
8. John C. Howell
9. Jesse Howell
10. Polly Howell
11. Stephen Howell, Sr.
12. Mary Emaline Howell

Generation 3

5. David Howell (Thomas, David) was born about 1813 in Bedford Co., Virginia (1) and died about 1886 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Mary Alley on August 13, 1836 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1).

6. Sarah Ellen Howell (Thomas, David) was born September 26, 1815 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (4) and died July 22, 1889 in Freeman, Cass Co., Missouri (1, 2, 4) of Dysentery (6), she had resided in Missouri for 11 yrs at the time of her death. She is buried in Freeman Cemetery, Cass Co., Missouri (2, 4). She married Jonathan Wesley Akers on June 7, 1837 in Prestonsburg, Floyd Co., Kentucky (5). He was the son of Solomon Akers and Matilda Meade. He was born May 4, 1814 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (4) and died October 27, 1874 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1, 2, 4). He was struck by cholera and survived, but due to severe St. Vitus Dance could not do anything manual for the last ten plus years of life (4). He was buried in an Old Strip Mine, Near his mother's home church on the East side of Toler's Creek (1, 2). (See Akers Family for more information)

7. Granville Henderson Howell (Thomas, David) was born about 1818 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1) and died before 1880 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Elizabeth McKinney on March 26, 1839 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1).

8. John C. Howell (Thomas, David) was born about 1822 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1) and died in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Mary J. Sturgill on January 6, 1841 in Floyd Co,. Kentucky (1).

9. Jesse Howell (Thomas, David) was born about 1828 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Elizabeth Salisbury on November 11, 1847 in Floyd Co,. Kentucky (1). (Note there is another Jesse Howell born about the same time in NC listed with Larkin Howell family, What makes them more confusing is the fact that they both married about the same time to an Elizabeth and they both lived in the same county).

10. Polly Howell (Thomsa, David) was born bout 1830 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1) and died in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Lackey Salisbury in February 5, 1842 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1).

11. Stephen Howell, Sr. (Thomas, David) was born about 1831 in Amba, Floyd Co., Kentucky (3) and died in Amba, Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). He married Elizabeth Sturgeon on January 11, 1853 in Floyd Co,. Kentucky (3). She was the daughter of Eli Sturgeon and Priscilla Mead (see Mead Family for ancestors). She was born June 10, 1835 (3) and died April 10, 1875 in Toler's Creek, Floyd Co., Kentucky (3). She was buried on Toler's Creek, Floyd Co., Kentucky (3).

Children:
13. Sarah E. Howell
14. John J. Howell
15. Lorna Vaughn Howell
16. George W. Howell
17. Martha J. Howell
18. Stephen Howell
19. Rhewhenny Howell

12. Mary Emaline Howell (Thomas, David) was born about 1835 in Floyd Co., Kentucky (1). She married Daniel B. Harmon (1).

Generation 4

13. Sarah E. Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born July 12, 1854 (3). She married Robert McKenney about 1876 (3).
14. John J. Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born about 1855 (3). He married Rebecca Lawson about 1885 (3).

15. Lorna Vaughn Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born December 15, 1857 (3).

16. George W. Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born April 10, 1859 (3). He married Causby Waters about 1880 (3).

17. Martha J. Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born about 1861 (3).

18. Stephen Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born about 1868 (3).

19. Rhewhenny Howell (Stephen, Thomas, David) was born June 1870 (3).

Sources:
1. The Church of Jesus Christ Latterday Saints, Ancestral File
2. Broderbund Software, Inc. World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Tree #: 0030.
3. Correspondence with Nell Stanley
4. Correspondence with Earl Akers, Sr.
5. C. Mitchel Hall, Jenny Wiley Country, "Floyd Co.,Kentucky Marriages 1800 - 1844" Kingsport, TN, 1972, pg. 672.
6. Cass County, Missouri Register of Death, No. 1, Report 578, pg. 45.