Burke-Ansley Two Great Families

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  • ID: I51815
  • Name: Thomas Howell
  • Surname: Howell
  • Given Name: Thomas
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1638 in Of Harleston, Staffordshire, England
  • Death: Oct 1687 in Cooper's Creek, Waterford Twp., Gloucester, n.j.
  • _UID: 956FFA9455E8F34B8AA3DBC0423C555E0681
  • Note:
    [Search.FTW] According to family lore, Catherine Howell's grandfather, Thomas Howell, arrived in America in 1682 on the "Welcome" with William Penn. This has not been substantiated, however, by the Welcome Society. In England, Thoams had acquired a 1/800 part of the share of Lord Berkeley. This translated into a grant of some 650 acres, mostly in Gloucester (now Camden Co.) of West NJ, on the north side of Coopers Creek. Thomas was one of the pioneers in the settlement of West New Jersey. He was elected to the Colonial Assembly that convened in Burlington from 2-15 May 1683 and 5-8 Sep 1683; he was elected again in 1685 . His will, proved 1 Nov 1687, left his son Daniel the 200 acres on which Daniel lived. !SOURCE: Rittenhouse Family Newsletter No. 13 !SOURCE: Thomas Howell and his children came to America in 1682 on the "Bristol Factor", arriving at New Castle Town, Delaware on 28 Oct 1682.

    Page: 242 Name: Thomas Howell Location: Gloucester Co. Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730. Part I Calendar of New Jersey Wills. will of. Wife not living with testator, who does not know whether she is alive or dead, but who, if she comes, is to have the use of the household goods during her life. Children--Daniel, Mordecai and three daughters, names not given. A farm of 100 acres, another of 250 a. Personal property. Son Mordecai sole executor. Witnesses--Moses Lakin, Wm. Willis and Steph. Penston. Proved 09 Mar 1686-7. (In duplicate).
  • Change Date: 8 Feb 2004 at 14:59:23

    Marriage 1 Katherine Thomas b: ABT 1640 in Of Farnsworth, Warwick, England
    • Married: 1659 in Harleston, Staffordshire, , England
    1. Has Children Catherine Or Cathren Howell b: 1670 in Of Tamworth, Warwick, England
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