1925 Biography - Howell

Just what time the Howells came to this county is not known. Tradition says the father was a resident of Kentucky and decided when an old man to move to Missouri. On their journey the father died in this county and the mother and family concluded to make this their home. That they were among the early pioneers is evident by their intermarriage with the old families. The brothers and sisters were, Henry Cook (2), who married Peggy Johnson (see Harvick). Samuel (2) married Jane (see Simpson). A. D. (2) married Dulcina Poor, and had Thomas M. (3), James (3), Samuel P. (3), Hissouri (3) married Lewis (see Walker). James (2) married Sarah Rentfro. Joseph (2) married Jane Rentfro. Brilla Ann (2) married Joshua (see Simpson). Elizabeth (2) married Mr. Emerson. Jane (2) married Mr. Rentfro.

Extracted 06 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page.

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