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  • ID: I23619
  • Name: Benjamin Howell
  • Given Name: Benjamin
  • Surname: Howell
  • _TAG3: YES 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1735 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Death: Bef 3 Oct 1799 in , Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note: Date of inventory appraisal: Given 3 Oct 1799 by James Thompson, Benj'n Weddle and John Vancil. Returned April 1800. Charles Taylor, CMC.
  • _TAG:
  • Event: Land 28 May 1774 , Botetourt, Virginia
  • Note:
    Annals of Southwest Virginia: Botetourt County, p. 491-492.
    28 May 1774: Benjamin Howell, 354 acres on Little River, west fork;
    22 Feb 1782 194 acres West Fork Little River;
    23 Oct 1782, 165 acres on south fork Little River adjoining Ignatius Turman, granted 1787;
    16 Apr 1783, 104 acres on west fork Little River;
    25 Jun 1787, 214 acres on Lick branch of Little River.
    In 1782, Benjamin Howell paid tax on 425 acres in Montgomery County.
    List of Taxable Property for year 1783 in Capt. Eason's Company. Wythe County Chancery, Record Book 2, p. 851: Benj., Daniel and Joshua Howell.
    List of Taxable Property in the District of John Robinson, Comm., formerly the upper district of Botetourt County and now the lower of Montgomery for the year 1790.
    Howell, Benjamin, Daniel, David, and Joshua, (also in List N of Montgomery County 1792/3.)
    1 Sep 1794, Benj. Howel and wife Elizabeth (grantor) to Grantee Amos Combs, 100 pounds for 65 acres, South Fork Little River.
    27 Feb 1799, Benj. Howell, Sr. to Jeremiah Buchanan., for 34 pounds, 120 acres south fork of Little River.
    2
  • Will: 25 Apr 1799 , Montgomery, Virginia
  • Note:
    Will Book 1, p. 50, Benjamin Howell. Will pr. Aug 1799.
    In the Name of God Amen. I Benjamin Howell Senr...Impremis. My will and desire is that all my Just Debts shall be paid by my Ex'ors. Secondly my Will and desire is that the land I now live on shall be devided by Bird Smith and William Griffith in the manner following vis. beginning on a tree in the line ten rod on the left hand side of the path leading from my home to my son David Howell & the course to be so as to cross the creek ten rod below the fording from my house to Bird Smith's & the Same Course continued to the back line or the one on the opposite Side of the land and my son Benjamin Howell his heirs assigned to own all the land on the North West side of said lines and my daughter Mary Howell her heirs & assiged to own all the land on the South East side of the said line. Also I give & devise to my son Benjamin Howell my young sorrell horse, a cain, his choice of any except the one hereafter given away, a plow and two pair of iron traces. I give and devise to my Daughter Mary Howell my sorrell mare on proviso she relinquishes all claim to the bay mare generally known by the name of her mare also a cow Called pied & a red two year old heifer also seven head of sheep and one dutch oven two pots the pewter and the loom & shears & one feather bed furniture and one chest and all the kitchen furniture in addition to what is mentioned.
    My Will and desire is that all the rest of my estate shall be sold at the highest bidder on the first day of October next after my decease and the money to be equally diveded amongst all my children except my son Benjamin who is to have five pounds more than the rest as a compensation for his services for the trouble I expect he will be at in settling my affairs.
    Lastly I appoint my brother Joshua Howell and son Benjamin Howell Executors to this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 25th day of April 1799. Benjamin (O his mark) Howell Senr.
    Witness: Bird Smith, Joshua Howell, Marcus (m-his mark) Likins, Benjamin (X-his mark) Hickman, Montgomery August Court 1799.
    This Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Howell deceased was presented in Court and proven by the Oaths of Bird Smith, Marcus Likins and Benjamin Hickman three of the Witnesses thereto & Ordered to be Recorded. And on the motion of Joshua Howell and Benjamin Howell the Executors therein named who made oath and entered into Bond with Security according to Law, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. Teste Charles Taylor CMC.
    Benjamin Howell Appraisal Given October 3, 1799 by James Thompson, Benj'n Weddle and John Vancil. Returned April 1800 Charles Taylor CMC.
    3
  • _TAG3: YES 4
  • _UID: 3D27B58B093F4290AC7BD98D802116F7F9ED
  • _FSFTID: LZW3-XXX
  • Change Date: 7 Jan 2012 at 10:53



    Father: Benjamin Howell b: 1692 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Gertraut Catherine Papen b: Abt 1700 in of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Maria Elisabetha Beest b: Abt 1738 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 8 Aug 1758 in Market Square Presbyterian Church, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Note: LDS IGI Extracted record. The congregation was founded about 1727 as the German Reformed Church of Germantown. It became The Market Square Presbyterian Church in 1856.
    • Change Date: 30 Sep 2011
    Children
    1. Has Children Daniel Howell b: 1759 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Nancy Howell b: 7 Nov 1777 in Caseyville, Botetourt, Virginia
    3. Has No Children Joshua Howell b: 12 Dec 1779 in of , Montgomery, Virginia
    4. Has No Children Mary Howell b: Abt 1762 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    5. Has Children David Howell b: Abt 1764 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    6. Has No Children John Howell b: Abt 1766 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    7. Has No Children James Howell b: Abt 1768 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    8. Has Children Benjamin Howell b: 1772 in of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    9. Has No Children Hannah Howell b: 1775 in of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    10. Has No Children George Howell b: 1 Jan 1777 in of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Sources:
    1. 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. 321
      Quality: 3
      Text: "(List of Taxable Property for year 1783 in Capt. Eason's Company. Wythe County chancery, Record Book 2, p. 851, McClanahan v. McGeorge et als):
      Daniel Allen, Senr., Daniel Allen,
      Griffith Dickerson, Jr., Moses Dickerson, Griffith Dickerson, Senr.
      Joshua Howell, Daniel Howell, Benj. Howell
      Ruth Huff, Joseph Huff
    2. 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: Appendix B, p. 105
      Quality: 3
    3. 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. 50
      Quality: 3
    4. Abbrev: Montgomery County Virginia Wills
      Title: Montgomery County Virginia, Will Book 1, 1786-1809
      Author: Douthat, James L.
      Publication: Signal Mountain, Tennessee : Mountain Press, 1986
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library (FHL)
        35 North West Temple Street
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA

      Page: p. 6
      Quality: 3
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