Answer to: sorry, no info, but maybe other "cousins" will have your line. You might post a message. My line is : Walter Howell m. Nancy Lawrence < Jefferson, Tn. (His father William Howell, may have been connected with the John Howell fam. Grainger/Orange Co. N.C.(Deeds that "cousins" sent said he owned land in Grainger Tn., Jefferson, Tn. A William Howell sold land to John Howell in Orange, Co. N.C. and a William Howell sold land to Caleb Howell Grainger, Tn. ("Cousins" think Benjamin Howell of Orange Co. N.C. & Grainger, Tn. may have been a bro.(some "cousins" before thought a Benjamin Howell was his father. "Cousins" think John, Benjamin, and Edward Howell were connected as the names were together on an Estate doc. that some found before from N.C.( Note from Jean:"We do not have proof of this but Henry Ivey who Jane Howell m. and Benjamin Howell are always found close together in N.C. and Tn.Also, in the Rev. papers of Hopkin Howell he stated that he served in the Rev. for his brother Henry Howell. I figure that we can pretty well accept Jane, Henry and Benjamin Howell and Hopkin as Siblings.). Children of Walter Howell and Nancy Lawrence: (1) Sara Jane b. Oct 24, 1825. (2) Eglantine Howell b. May 7, 1828. (3) Richard Lawrence Howell b. Mar 10, 1830. Theodore Freeland Howell b. 1832. (5) Walter Howell b. June 13, 1834. Parents of Nancy Lawrence: Richard Lawrence b. Farquier, Va. Dec. 31, 1771. D. Oct. Oct. 1840, Jefferson, Tn. Wife :Jane Hammond b. Mar. 16,1770 Randolph Co. N.C. d. Oct. 13, 1852 Jefferson, Tn. m. 1796. She was b. March 16, 1770 in Randolph, N.C. d. in Jefferson, Tn.(They were a Quaker fam.). Info from "Cousins": William Howell (father of Walter Howell): B. bet. 1770-1780 in N.C. d. 1828 Jefferson, Tn. Children believed to be: (1) Delilah Howell b. Mar. 12, 1794 (2) Asa Howell b. abt. 1796. (3) Alfred E. Howell b. 1798 (4) Walter Howell b. abt. 1800 (5) Edward C. Howell b. abt.1802. (6) Temperance Howell b. abt. 1804 (7) Elizabeth Howell b. abt 1806. -------------------------------------------- Good luck on your search! Jimmie
Edward Howell took the children to the Van Zant, Tx. area, when Walter Howell and Nancy Lawrence both died. He was living in Henderson, Tn. at the time. Walter Howell lived on a land grant in McNairy Tn. of his father, William Howell.