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Notes for Anna Howell:

Anna born 1805 in NY (born in NYconfirmed on 1880 and after censuses for several of her children)

1810 Wallingford, New Haven, CT
Jeremiah HULL
31101-2002
2 females under age 10
Samuel Hull
00201-01010
No females under 5

Future husband Edward Eells moved with his parents to Solon, Cortland Co., NY about 1814

1820 - there are no HOWELL families listed in Solon Twp., Cortland Co. NY in 1820, but there are two HULL households:
Jeremiah L Hull Solon,Cortland,NY 1820
Samuel Hull Solon,Cortland,NY 1820

Edward Eells married Anna Howell about 1823.

January 23, 1824 - daughter Nancy born in Solon Twp., Cortland Co., NY
February 26, 1826 - daughter Polly born in Solon Twp., Cortland Co., NY
January 06, 1828 - son Giles born in Solon Twp., Cortland Co., NY

1828 - family moved to Ohio

1830 - son Andrew born in Ashtabula Co., Ohio

1830 census Denmark Twp, Ashtabula Co., OH, Page 118
Eells, Daniel
Males - 41124001
1 male 50-60 (Daniel, age 55-60)
4 males 20-30 (Edward, age 26, Lewis, age 25, David Hickox, age 20-30 & Otis Waite??)
2 males 15-20 (Loren, age 17 & Samuel, age 5)
1 male 10-15 (Daniel, age 12)
1 male 5-10 (Ezra, age 9)
4 males under 5 (Edward's son Giles, age 2, Edward's son Andrew, age baby, Lewis' son Nelson, age 2, Daniel Hickox, age 1)
Females - 51004001
1 female 50-60 (Polly, age 55-60)
4 females 20-30 (Edward's wife Anna, age 25, Lewis' wife Nancy, age 22, Maria, age 23 & Minerva, age 20)
1 female 5-10 (Edward's daughter Nancy, age 6)
5 females under 5 (Edward's daughter Polly, age 4, Lewis' daughter Nancy, age 2, Malina Hickox, age 3, & Louisa & Fidelia Hickox, both age 0-5,)

January 15, 1832 - daughter Martha born
October 28, 1833 - son Enos born

1834 - family moved to Pennsylvania

December 28, 1835 - son Edward Jr. born
October 30, 1837 - daughter Catharine born

1840 census Greenwood Twp., Crawford Co., PA page 322
EELLS, EDWARD
1 male age 30-40 (Edward, age 36)
2 males 10-15 (Giles, age 12 & Andrew, age 10)
1 male 5-10 (Enos, age 7)
1 male under 5 (Edward, age 5)
1 female 30-40 (Anna, age 35)
1 female15-20 (Nancy, age 16)
1 female 10-15 (Polly, age 14)
1 female 5-10 (Martha, age 8)
1 female under 5 (Catharine, age 3)
In same town are households of DANIEL EELLS & OTIS WAIT

January 29, 1840 - son Daniel born

The settlement of Daniel EELLS estate (August 1842) says " Polly EELLS, Relick of Daniel EELLS late of Greenwood Township, Crawford county, aforesaid dec'd, presents her petition to the said court, setting forth that your petitioners said husband died late leaving a widow, to wit, your petitioner, with issue of 14 (sic) children (to wit:) Edward, Lewis, Lorin, Daniel, Maria intermarried with Orson Hitchcup (sic), now dec'd and Minerva, intermarried with Otis Wait, and that the said intestate died seized in his demise as of fee or deed in the following lands and tenements, to wit: ----" Note that the petition names 6 children but clearly states issue of 14 children, therefore, at least 8 must have died young, or moved away, and this needs further investigation.

September 04, 1845 - son Spicer born

1850 census Greenwood, Crawford Co., PA
Census taken October 1850
#102
Edward Eells, age 45, farmer, b. NY
Anna, age 44, b. NY
Giles, age 22, farmer, b. NY, farmer
Andrew, age 20, b. NY, farmer
Martha, age 18, b. OH
Enos, age 16, farmer, b. OH
Edward, age 14, b. OH
Catharine, age 12, b. PA
Daniel, age 9, b. PA
Dayton, age 6, b. PA
#103
Isaac Hazen, age 24, farmer, b. PA
Polly, age 24, b. NY
Willis, age 2, b. PA
Edward, age 5 months, b. PA
William Biddle, age 76, b. KY
#104
William Hazen, age 53, b. PA
Nancy, age 49, b. PA
Thomas, age 18, b. PA
Eliza, age 16, b. PA
Celia, age 9, b. PA

1852 - Anna died in Allamakee Co., IA

Edward remarried to Elizabeth Goforth. Daughter also named Elizabeth Goforth from previous marriage married son Edward Eells

1859 - Edward died in Allamakee Co, IA. Will filed for probate May 10, 1859 lists all his holdings and names his heirs, including Catherine Reid, a daughter.

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/allamakee/cemeteries/woodmansee/index/e.txt
ALLAMAKEE COUNTY IOWA BURIAL GROUNDS - Index: E Surnames
1845-1988
Eells, Andrew J Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Anna B Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Edward Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Giles P Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Lenthel Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Louisa R Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Lucinda Ross Oakland - Main 294
Eells, Sarah E L Adventist 388
Eells, William A Oakland - Main 294

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/allamakee/cemeteries/woodmansee/pg206.txt
ALLAMAKEE COUNTY IOWA BURIAL GROUNDS
1845-1988
Union Prairie Township
EELLS PLOT
An Eells Plot was reached by travelling west from Waukon, Iowa 1.5 miles on Road A52, thence north on Road W60 one mile, thence east about .5 mile on a now hard surfaced road leading back to Waukon. Although some stones removed from the cemetery exist, it is believed that those buried there were reinterred in the Oakland Cemetery, Waukon, Iowa. The area is now cropland

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/allamakee/cemeteries/woodmansee/pg281-335.txt
ALLAMAKEE COUNTY IOWA BURIAL GROUNDS
1845-1988
Copyright©1989 Dale P. Woodmansee, Waukon, Iowa 52172
Recorded: December 31, 1988
Makee Township OAKLAND CEMETERY—MAIN

The Oakland Cemetery at Waukon, Iowa is at the south end of the city on State Highways 9/76. Originally described as an entity in a Waukon Standard newspaper item in the May 16, 1892 issue, which stated that the Waukon Cemetery would thereafter be known as the Oakland Cemetery. This cemetery comprises the original Waukon Cemetery, including the "1920 Addition" (shown as part of the original cemetery on a plat of September 20, 1875, the St. John's Addition (Lutheran) probably acquired by the Waukon Burying Ground Association in early 1927, the German Addition, conveyed by Warranty Deed on July 1, 1927 by the Waukon Burying Ground Association, and
"Alleys" created by establishing burial lots in spaces between existing lots in the four other entities and by renumbering some existing lots.
Name Born Died Remarks Lot

Eells, Andrew J. 1830 1897 Jan 21 W 185
Eells, Anna B. 1805 1852 185
Eells, Edward 1804 1859 W 185
Eells, Giles P. 1828 Jan 06 1912 Jan 07 FM DR 185
Eells, Lenthel 1841 Jul 05 1911 Jul -- W 185
Eells, Louisa R. 1835 1929 Jan -- FM 185
Eells, Lucinda Ross 1831 Sep 24 1916 Jul 19 W Mrs. A. J. BR 185
Eells, William A. 1862 1863 185

May 5, 1862 - list of heirs of Edward Eells in a probate document submitted by Giles P. Eells & Andrew J. Eells:
Polly Hazen resides in Crawford Co., Penn. & is a daughter of the deceased.
Giles P. Eells resides in Allamakee Co., Iowa & is a son of the deceased.
Andrew J. Eells resides in Allamakee Co., Iowa & is a son of the deceased.
Edward Eells resides in Allamakee Co., Iowa & is a son of the deceased.
Martha Williams resides in St Croix Co., Wis. & is a daughter of deceased.
Catherine Reid resides in Allamakee Co., Iowa & is a daughter of deceased.
Daniel Eells resides in Allamakee Co., Iowa & is a son of the deceased.
Spicer D. Eells resides in Allamakee Co., Iowa & is a son of the deceased.
And Enos Eells whose residence is unknown, is also a son of the deceased.

Excerpt from "History and Genealogical Record of the REIDS, EELL'S, THOMPSON'S and Their Related Families of The United States of America" By WARREN E. REID. LtCol USAF (Retd), Everett, PA 15537, May 1998
102 EDWARD EELLS, the son of Daniel and Polly (Thomas) Eells was born Jan 7, 1804, Waterbury, Conn. He mar. (1) Anna Howell of Cortland County, New York, In 1823; (2) Elizabeth Goforth of Allamakee County, Iowa in 1853. Edward with his family moved to Iowa in 1851 and was appointed Postmaster of Union Prairie, Allamakee County in 1852 and held that post till his death in 1859. Edward and Anna are buried in the City Cemetery, near the south side of Waukon, Iowa. Ten children were born of Edward and Anna's marriage: Nancy, Polly, Giles Platt, Andrew J., Martha, Enos, Edward, CATHERINE, Daniel and Splcer Eells. 72/73

Edward and Loren Eells, brothers, sold their farm property in Greenwood and Fallowfleld Townships of Pennsylvania in 1850 and 1851 and removed with their families to Allamakee County, Iowa in 1851. Edward and Anna (Howell) Eells purchased 160 acres under Warranty Deed, for three hundred dollars, identified as East 1-2 of N.W. 1-4 and West 1-2 of N.E. 1-4 Section 27, Union Prairie Township 98 Range 6 West, Allamakee County, Iowa, under date of Dec 4, 1851. Loren and his wife Betsy Eells, purchased 160 acres under Warranty Deed, for four hundred dollars, identified as West 1/2 of south 1/2 Section 22, Union Prairie Township 98 Range 6 West, Allamakee County, Iowa, under date of May 14, 1851. Ref. Page 10 Deed Book A, Allamakee, County. This property was north and across the road or adjacent to that of Edward's. Both families were located two miles west of Waukon, Iowa. After Edwards death Loren was appointed Postmaster of Union Prairie in 1859 and held that position until the post office was discontinued in 1868

----- Original Message -----
From: Charlene L Pinkowski drcharpink@suscom.net
To: karinorthup@comcast.net
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 1:39 PM
Subject: Hi Cousin!

Dear Kari

I have just visited your rootsweb page and your home page and am quite impressed. I call you cousin because you see, we both descend from Daniel Eells (1781-~1844) and Polly Thomas (dates not established in my research). I descend from Maria Eells and David Orson Hickox. I took notice of your establishment of birth places for the last three named children in the family group of Daniel and Polly and have some questions to which I would love to know the answer. I always knew it is important to establish Daniel Eells and Polly in the place in New York to which they emigrated, but had not yet pursued that information. I do have some information on them in Ohio, although not likely as much as you have.

My reason for wanting to establish them in New York is simple. The marriage of Maria Eells to David Orson Hickox had to have taken place in New York, because their eldest child, Malina was born in New York, whereas, my 2 great grandmother Eliza Jane Hickox was born in Ohio as was her brother David Daniel Hickox. That knowledge led me to determine that they migrated into Ohio about 1828 give or take under a year. Thus I found Daniel Eells in Denver Township, Ashtabula, Ohio in 1830 with a number of apparently-married young couples and numerous children under his leadership. I have not had the opportunity to follow up further on that in Ohio but will get to it as I can. I was always interested in determining where they had lived in New York to see if I could find out more regarding David Orson Hickox, or as he is designated in the settlement of estate of Daniel Eells: “Orson Hitchcup”. I was aware that there were some HICKOX families in Cortland County because my 3 great grandfather Nathaniel CALVERT had lived there with his immigrant father John CALVERT before moving on to Mercer County Pennsylvania and in researching in that locale I did see the name Hickox. I always had a question in my mind as to what brought Eliza Jane Hickox together with William Nathaniel Calvert, and feel that if there is a Cortland County connection in this family that could account for their meeting.

I cannot share a lot with you at this time, but will share with you what I know. I would definitely like to know your sources on this family group. Here is an extract from the estate settlement of Daniel Eells that I have in my notes:

The settlement of Daniel EELLS estate (August 1842) says " Polly EELLS, Relick of Daniel EELLS late of Greenwood Township, Crawford county, aforesaid dec'd, presents her petition to the said court, setting forth that your petitioners said husband died late leaving a widow, to wit, your petitioner, with issue of 14 (sic) children (to wit:) Edward, Lewis, Lorin, Daniel, Maria intermarried with Orson Hitchcup (sic), now dec'd and Minerva, intermarried with Otis Wait, and that the said intestate died seized in his demise as of fee or deed in the following lands and tenements, to wit: ----" Note that the petition names 6 children but clearly states issue of 14 children, therefore, at least 8 must have died young, or moved away, and this needs further investigation.

I look forward with great anticipation to your reply

Sincerely Charlene Calvert Pinkowski

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/allamakee/history/chapter_iv.txt
Allamakee County, Iowa - History of Allamake County, Iowa, 1882, by W. E. Alexander, Chapter 4
Transcribed by Sandy Bressler <bbb@ns.net> for the IAGenWeb Archives. Submitted July 2000 by Roxanne Barth <rlbarth@students.wisc.edu>, IAGenWeb Allamakee County Coordinator.
W. E. Alexander, History of Allamakee County, Iowa, 1882, Sioux City, Iowa: Western Publishing Co., 1882, p. 372-384

A postoffice was early established at the Eells place, but the date of establishment is unknown. This was on the road from Lansing to Decorah, and a popular stopping place for travelers between these points.

The first term of District Court for the county was opened at Columbus, then the county seat, on Monday, July 12, 1852. Hon. Thos. S. Wilson of Dubuque, Judge; Leonard B. Hodges, Clerk, and Wm. C. Thompson, ,Sheriff. The following named persons were empaneled as the First Grand Jury: Wm. H. Morrison, Foreman; Edward Eells, John Clark, H. R. Ellis, R. Woodward, Jesse M. Rose, W. W. Willson, Darius Bennett, G. A. Warner, Hedry Botsford, Tremain Stoddard, Wm. Smith, A. J. Ellis, Jeremiah Clark, T. A. Winsted. The Petit Jury
consisted of Reuben Smith, A. W. Hoag, B. D. Clark, David Miller, John Stull, Charles R. Hoag, A. L. Barron, Thos. Cosgrove, and H. M. Willson.

The first record we find of a formal organization in the county of the followers of a designated political faith bears date, December 10, 1853, when the following notice was circulated. To the Democratic Voters of Allamakee County-Fellow Citizens: You are hereby notified that a meeting will be held at Waukon on Saturday, Dec 24, 1853, for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of an immediate organization of the Democratic party in our county. Also for the further purpose of appointing delegates to the State Convention, etc. W. C. Thompson, Jas. W. Flint, M. B. Lyons, } Com., etc. At this meeting Edward Eells was chosen Chairman and C. J. White, Secretary, and it was Resolved, That the Democrats of the county of Allamakee ought to and hereby do organize themselves into a regular political party, according to the time-honored usages of the same, both in the State and nation, and as auxiliary thereto. The central committee consisted of Archa Whaley, Reuben Sencebaugh, Wm. H. Morrison, Edward Eells and A. J. Hersey.

Superintendent of Schools-This office was established in 1858, and J. W. Flint was elected that year. In 1859 R. C. Armstrong was elected, and served until he departed in 1861; J. Loughran appointed 1861; A. H. Houghton in 1861-62; John O. Havens, 1863; T. C. Ransom, 1863-65; Theo. Nachtwey, 1865-69; Lenthel Eells, 1869-71; Thos. F. Healy, 1871-73, died May 31st, and the Board of Supervisors
appointed John W. Hinchon, who was elected at the following election, October, 1873, and served until September 23,
1876, when he resigned and L. Eells was appointed, elected at the next election to fill vacancy; J. Loughran elected
1877-79; Amos Row, 1879-81; Lenthel Eell again elected in 1881, and the present incumbent.

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ID: I7497
Name: Edward Eells
Sex: M
Birth: 7 JAN 1804 in Connecticut 1
Death: 19 APR 1859 in Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa 2
Burial: Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa
Note:
If the birth locations for all the children are correct, this family moved around frequently! Oakland Cemetery-Main, Waukon, Makee Township, Allamakee County, Iowa. Eells, Edward 1804 1859 W 185.

Grave Records of Allamakee, Johnson, Howard and Lucas Counties, Adair, Gothrie, Madison, Marion:

Page: B5, Name: Eddward Eells, Birth Date: 1804, Death Date: 1859


Father: Daniel Eells b: 1781 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
Mother: Polly Thomas b: abt 1781

Marriage 1 Anna Howell b: abt 1805
Children
Nancy Eells b: 23 JAN 1824 in New York
Polly Eells b: 26 FEB 1826 in New York
Giles Platt Eells b: 6 JAN 1828 in New York
Andrew J. Eells b: abt 1830 in Greenwood, Pennsylvania
Martha Eells b: 15 JAN 1832 in Ohio
Enos Eells b: 28 OCT 1833 in Geneva, Ohio
Edward Eells b: 28 DEC 1835 in Sheakleyville, Pennsylvania
Catherine Eells b: 29 OCT 1837 in Greenwood, Pennsylvania
Daniel Eells b: 29 JAN 1840 in Sheakleyville, Pennsylvania
Spicer Dayton Eells b: 4 SEP 1845 in Sheakleyville, Pennsylvania

Sources:
Note:
Eells, M., meells@hrw.com, Ancestry World Tree at Ancestry.com.
Quality: 1
Note:
Oakland Cemetery-Main, Waukon, Makee Township, Allamakee County, Iowa. Location 185.
Quality: 2