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  • ID: I21296
  • Name: David Howell
  • Given Name: David
  • Surname: Howell
  • _TAG3: YES 1
  • _TAG3: YES 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1764 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Note:
    If David was born in PA as his 1850 census indicates, there are two Daniel Howells on the 1790 PA census:
    pg. 156, Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County: Daniel, 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 8 females.
    pg. 255, Washington County: Daniel, 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 2 females.
  • Death: Bef Mar 1851 in , Floyd, Virginia
  • _TAG:
  • Event: Land 1790 , Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note: 1790, David Howell from Daniel Allen and wife, Ruth, 67 acres on Little River." in Montgomery Co., VA.
  • _TAG3: YES 3
  • Event: Tax List 1792-1793 , Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note:
    A list of taxable property in the district of John Robinson, Commissioner, formerly the Upper district of Botetourt County and now the lower of Montgomery for the year 1890. (n = name is in List N; o = List O.)
    Howel, David - n.
    Howel, David - n
    Howel, Joshua - n
  • _TAG3: YES 4
  • Census: 1810 Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note:
    p. 653: David Howell: p. 24: 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-26, 1 male 45+; 2 females under 10, 2 females 10-16, 1 female 26-45.
    p. 652: Abraham Spicklemere is next door on the preceding page.
  • Census: 1820 Newburn Twp., Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note: p. 175: David Howell, 1 male 45+, 1 female 45+, 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • Census: 1830 , Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note: David Howell, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 60-70; 1 female 20-30, 1 female 60-70.
  • Event: Land 1831 , Floyd, Virginia
  • Note: The 1831 Floyd County, VA Personal Property Tax List: 1 white male Tithes, 1 horse.
  • Census: 1840 , Floyd, Virginia
  • Note: p. 170: David Howell, 1 male 70-80, 1 female 60-70. Next door is Alexander Howell with one male under 5, 1 male 20-30; 1 female under 5, 2 females 5-10, 1 female 20-30.
  • Will: 10 Sep 1844 , Floyd, Virginia
  • Note:
    I, David Howell Senior of Floyd County, VA...First I will that after my decease as soon as decency and convenience will admit that my live stock whatever is not herein after devised be sold and, that all my just debts be paid off and fully discharged after which if any amount should remain it shall return to the possession of my much loved wife, for her own use. Secondly I give and bequeath unto my lawful wife Jane Howell, the full possession and control of all my lands situate in Floyd County together with all and every of its appurtenances, big household and kitchen furniture of every description, one work-horse, two milk cows, five head of sheep, ten head of hogs, together with all my farming untensils to her own proper use benefit and comfort during her natural life.
    Thirdly I give and bequeath unto my two daughters Rhoda and Naomia Howell after the decease of their mother said lands named for there own use and benefit during their natural life for which purpose these shall be dividing line sums from Adam Rosteos line down Thos. Howell's spring beneath as it meanders to the lower line. The lands on the north side of S__el branch to go into the possession of Rhoda Howell that on the south to Naomia Howell for life only.
    4thly after the decease of Rhoda and Naomia Howell, I will that said land be sold and after securing thirty dollars to be distributed between my six children to wit: Stephen Howell, Charity S. Jieklemsen (Spickelmeir), Daseas Janes of Indiana, Elizabeth Hewitts, Jenny Hangate and Daniel Howell of Floyd VA; the remainder to be equally divided between each of David A. Howells and James Howells children.
    Fifthly I give and bequeath unto my Grandson Daniel Howell one gray horse now in his possession to him and his heirs forever, also five dollars out of the proceeds of the sale of land.
    6th I give to my daughter Elizabeth Hewitt five dollars out of the proceeds of the sale of my lands after the decease of Rhoda and Naomia Howell.
    7th I give unto Jenny Hangate five dollars of the same.
    8th I give and bequeath unto my son Daniel 5 dollars out of the proceeds of sd sale.
    9thly I give and bequeath to my son Steaphin Howell five dollars as his portion of my estate.
    10thly I give and bequeath to my daughter Charity Spicklensin five dollars as her portion of my estate to her and her heirs.
    11thly I give and bequeath to my daughter Daseas Janes five dollars as her portion of my estate to her and her heirs forever.
    12thly I do hereby appoint and ordain David A. Howell and James Howell my sons as executors to execute this my last will and Testament and in evidence of the same I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this tenth day of September in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four.
    Signed in the presence of David (X his mark) (Seal)
    William O. Burgess, John Howell, const.

    At the March Term of Floyd County Court 1851. This last will and testament of David Howell, Decd, was proved by the oath of John Howell const, one of the witnesses thereto and was ordered to be continued, and on the second day of said court the same was further proven by William O. Burgess another witness thereto and was ordered to be recorded and on motion of David A. Howell and James Howell the executors therein named who made with these to and together with John Howell and Pleasant Howell their securities entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $1,000 constitioned as the law direct certificate is granted them obtaining a probate of said will in due form.
    Teste: J.N. Zentemger, Clerk
    5
  • Census: 1850 , Floyd, Virginia
  • Note: pg. 860: David Howell, 86y, farmer, estate $400, b. in PA; Jane, 83y, b. Floyd; Rody, 40y, b. Floyd Co., Omy, 30y [should read 38], b. Floyd Co., none can read nor write. Census taken 21 Aug 1850.
  • _UID: 99ED7DCDAD6A43A5A8FA0AB932B1A9C787AA
  • _FSFTID: LZW3-F6Q
  • Change Date: 23 Dec 2010 at 14:23
  • _TODO:
  • DESC: http://howellresearch.com/Mtgmy-FncstVAmarrs.htm
  • _CAT: Internet site: 17 Mar 2004 status: Open 0
  • PRTY: 1
  • _TODO:
  • DESC: jwh1@nreca.org
  • _CAT: email address 26 Apr 2003 status: Open 0
  • PRTY: 1
  • Note: John Holt



    Father: Benjamin Howell b: 1735 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Maria Elisabetha Beest b: Abt 1738 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Jean Allen b: 1767
    • Married: 17 Oct 1785 in Botetourt, Now Montgomery County, Virginia 6 7 8
    • Note:
      p. 148: Montgomery Co. Marriages, 1785 List of Oct 17, 1785, by Richard Whitt: David Howel & Jean Allen. Witnesses were Elizabeth and Mary Howell, surety, Benjamin Howell, his father.
      David Howell to Jane Allen, 28 October 1785 in Botetourt Co. Bondsman was Benjamin Howell; witness was Samuel Eason; consent given by Daniel Allen, father, and Jane Allen, mother (indicating that the bride was under age 21); witnessed by Elizabeth Howel and Mary Howel
    • Change Date: 23 Dec 2010
    Children
    1. Has No Children Charity S. Howell b: 9 Nov 1786 in , Botetourt, Virginia
    2. Has No Children Dorcas Howell b: Abt 1788 in , Botetourt, Virginia
    3. Has Children Elizabeth Howell b: 1794 in , Montgomery, Virginia
    4. Has No Children Virginia Jane or Jenny Howell b: Abt 1796 in , Montgomery, Virginia
    5. Has No Children Stephen Howell b: Abt 1798 in , Montgomery, Virginia
    6. Has No Children David A. Howell b: 5 Jan 1801 in , Montgomery, Virginia

    Marriage 2 Jane Allen b: Abt 1770
    • Married: 3 Nov 1804 in , Montgomery, Virginia
    • Note: David's will first refers to wife Jane and daughters Rhoda and Naomi. After specific bequests, David then refers to the rest of the children. This gives the strong impression that Jane is a second wife who bore Rhoda and Naomi and the rest of the children belong to the first wife Jean Allen.
    • Change Date: 3 Jul 2009
    Children
    1. Has No Children Rhoda Howell b: 1810 in , Floyd, Virginia
    2. Has No Children James Howell b: Abt 1811 in , Montgomery, Virginia
    3. Has No Children Naomia Howell b: Abt 1814 in , Floyd, Virginia
    4. Has No Children Daniel Howell b: Abt 1816 in , Montgomery, Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Brief of Wills & Marr. in Montgomery & Fincastle
      Title: A Brief of Wills & Marriages in Montgomery & Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1773-1831
      Author: Worrell, Anne Lowry
      Publication: Christiansburg, Va. : Montgomery Messenger Pub. Corp., c1932. 56 p.
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: p. 22
      Quality: 3
    2. Abbrev: Marriages in the New River Valley, Virginia : Montgomery, Floyd, Pulaski and Giles counties
      Title: Marriages in the New River Valley, Virginia : Montgomery, Floyd, Pulaski and Giles counties
      Author: Fisher, Therese A.
      Publication: Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c1991
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: p. 115
      Quality: 3
    3. Abbrev: Early Adventurers on the Western Waters
      Title: Early Adventurers on the Western Waters
      History of SW Virginia's earliest settlers
      Author: Kegley, Mary B. & F.B. Kegley
      Publication: Green Publishers, Inc. Orange, VA, 1980
      5 volumes
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: vol. 1 p. 315
      Quality: 3
      Text: "Montgomery County Deeds: 1790, David Howell from Daniel Allen and wife, Ruth, 197 acres on Mill Creek."
    4. Abbrev: Montgomery County, VA circa 1790
      Title: Montgomery County, Virginia--circa 1790 : a comprehensive study, including the 1789 tax lists, abstracts of over 800 land surveys & data concerning migration
      Author: Schreiner-Yantis, Netti
      Publication: [Springfield, Virginia : s.n.], c1972
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: p. 106
      Quality: 3
    5. Abbrev: Will Record
      Title: Will Record
      Page: Will Book B, p. 210-211, Floyd Co., VA
      Quality: 3
    6. Abbrev: Early Adventurers on the Western Waters
      Title: Early Adventurers on the Western Waters
      History of SW Virginia's earliest settlers
      Author: Kegley, Mary B. & F.B. Kegley
      Publication: Green Publishers, Inc. Orange, VA, 1980
      5 volumes
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: vol. 2 p. 149
      Text: "1785 List of October 17, 1785 by Richard Whitt:
      David Howel and Jean Allen."
    7. Abbrev: Brief of Wills & Marr. in Montgomery & Fincastle
      Title: A Brief of Wills & Marriages in Montgomery & Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1773-1831
      Author: Worrell, Anne Lowry
      Publication: Christiansburg, Va. : Montgomery Messenger Pub. Corp., c1932. 56 p.
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: p. 22
      Text:
      "Howell, David, and Jean Allen. Mar. by Richard Whitt--Oct. 17, 1785."
    8. Abbrev: Marriages in the New River Valley, Virginia : Montgomery, Floyd, Pulaski and Giles counties
      Title: Marriages in the New River Valley, Virginia : Montgomery, Floyd, Pulaski and Giles counties
      Author: Fisher, Therese A.
      Publication: Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c1991
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: p. 115
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