The Howard Family

Marsha Hoffman Rising

 

Attention: This is a work in progress. Much more work needs to be done before the relationships can be established for certain. Help will be appreciated.

Thank you for assistance from Mrs. Elizabeth Drake, P.O. Box 255 Warsaw, MO 65355.

 The Howard brothers, Obadiah and Nehemiah moved from Maryland to 96th District South Carolina. Obadiah then moved to Barren County, Kentucky about 1801.

1. Obadiah Howard was b. 1741; d. 4 October 1804; m. 1768 Priscilla Breed b. 14 October 1742 in Stonington, Ct.[1] d. 1808; bur Mulkey Cemetery, Monroe County, Kentucky

Obadiah left a will dated 1 March 1804 in Barren County A:53, 54 in which he stated his loving wife Priscilla was to have all worldly goods except $30 which was to go to daughter Anna when she became of age. After his wife died, all the estate was to be divided amongst the children still living. Sons Stephen and William were to be Executors. Wit: Christopher Howard, Robert Kirby and John Lanham. The will was proved Nov. 1804.

Priscilla Breed is said to the daughter of James and Priscilla (Avery) Breed. Priscilla Avery was born in 29 April 1715, probably in Groton, Connecticut; date of death unknown. She is said to the daughter of Capt. Christopher Avery (James, James, Christopher) and Mrs. Prudence (Payson) Wheeler b. 1671. She was the widow of Richard Wheeler Averys of Groton, 31; no further information).

Children of Obediah and Priscilla (Breed) Howard:

+2       i   Stephen Howard b. 14 Oct. 1764

+3        ii   William Howard b. 1772

+4        iii  Anna Howard b. ca. 1774

+5        iv  Christopher Howard b. 1770

+6        v   Lot Howard b. ca. 1776

+7        vi  Hannah Howard b. 1779

 

2. Stephen Breed Howard b. 14 October 1764 in South Carolina; d. 1835 in Cooper County, Missouri; m. 1785 Elizabeth Hart. In 1810, he was enumerated in Barren County, p. 24, Stephen Howard 4 males 10-16, 2 males 16-26; 1 male over 45; 1 female 10-16, 1 26-45, 1 female over 45. He was in Cooper County, Missouri, by 1830. 

Stephen Howard and Elizabeth Hart of Orange County North Carolina. Stephen Howard was an early settler of Pisgah Mount Township, Cooper County, Missouri. In 1830, Stephen was listed on p. 216 of Cooper County, Missouri with 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 60-70; 1 female 20-30 and 1 female 60-70. Next door was his son Edmund Howard with 1 male under 5 and 1 male 30-40, 1 female 20-30. 

Stephen Howard was a native of South Carolina; m. Betsy Hart. They migrated from Monroe (Barren) County, Kentucky to Cooper Co., Missouri and located near Tipton where they spent the remainder of their days. (Goodspeed, Moniteau, 955) Mrs. Howard was a cousin of Thomas Hart Benton. 

Children of Stephen and Elizabeth (Hart) Howard: (from Monroe Co. Kentucky Journal): 

8        i    Stephen Howard b. ca. 1786 m. Mary “Polly” Keys

9        ii   Mary Howard b. ca.1788; m. 30 April 1807, Barren Co. James Stinson. They were married by John Mulkey.

10      iii   Seth Howard b. ca. 1790; m. Hester Gist; moved to Cooper County, then to Morgan; then to Camden. Said to have 8 children.

11      iv   Wade Howard b. ca. 1795 in South Carolina m. Nancy Robertson. b. 1796 in Kentucky; living Moniteau County 1850 #223. Nancy Howard, wife of Waid d. 7 October 1880, age 84y, 10m, 2d. bur. Mt. Moriah.

              Their children are given in Morgan County, Missouri, Deed book 11:49. On 3 Sept. 1857 James B. Howard and wife Martha of Moniteau and William G. Howard for $1400 SE of SW 13-44-10 in Moniteau and NE of SW and SE of NW and SW of NE of 34-44-19 in Morgan.

12      v   Lot Howard m. Matilda Scott b. ca. 1799 in Kentucky.

13      vi   Edmund R. Howard b. ca. 1797 as he was 30–40 on the 1830 census; d. before Aug. 1835 leaving two children; m. Mary Robertson. 227 On 4 Nov. 1835 Waid Howard, Lot Howard and Hiram Howard for $5000 for benefit of Edmund R. Howard and Stephen Howard, infant heirs of Edmund Howard, deceased. (Cooper County, Adm. Bond Book A: 227

                  a. Stephen b. ca. 1817 in Kentucky; m. Sarah [–?–]. They were living in Moniteau Co. in 1850, dwelling #210. Stephen Howard b. 10 December 1816; d. 22 Feb. 1858. Sarah w/o Stephen b. 12 Oct. 1815; d. 5 February 1853. bur. Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

                  b. Edmond (or Edward) b. ca. 1825 in Tennessee; m. Martha. They were living in Moniteau County 1850, dwelling #211.

14      vii  Joseph Howard birth date unknown; d. before 1845 in Cooper County, Missouri, leaving six children who later sold their share to their grandfather Stephen’s estate. On 6 March 1856, Melissa Howard, John Howard, Richard Talbot and wife Mary E., Seth Howard and wife Mary, Stephen E. Howard and Hezekiah Howard sold to Lot Howard, all of Moniteau and Morgan Counties, for $200, all right, title and interest known as the Gabriel Tract (same land as above).[2]

Lot Howard, Jr. as principal with John Kelly, John Howard and Urben Billingsley as security for $10,000 for the estate of Joseph Howard, deceased, late of Cooper Co. 4 Aug. 1845.[3]

John Howard as principal with Lot Howard and Richard Talbot and John Shields as securities for a $3500 bond. John Howard was appointed guardian of estates of Mary Elizabeth Howard, Stephen E. Howard, Hezekiah Howard.[4]  

Susan Howard became guardian of Mary A. Howard Jan. 10 1855.

1850 census, Cooper Co. p. 127 #808 Susan Howard, age 50, b. Kentucky, Mary age 11 b. Missouri, Emily age 20, Caroline age 8 both b. Missouri. 

Probate records for Joseph Howard:

p. 46 John Howard is guardian to minor heirs of Joseph Howard, dec. Authorized to hire George, a slave 1 Feb. 1848. ,

p. 151 Lot Howard is adm. of estate of Joseph

p. 419 Jan. 1850 John Howard remained guardian to minor heirs of Joseph.

Joseph

p. 222 Lot Howard resigned Letters of Administration July 1851.

p. 229 John Howard, guardian to minor heirs.

p. 490 October 1852 Richard Talbot comes to court and says that at the time of his death, Joseph Howard was guardian to the minor heirs of Hezekiah Story?. That Richard Talbot is now guardian and file accounting.

p. 515  Oct. 1852 will sell real estate to pay debts of the estate. To be advertised; land not described.  

15 viii      Lot Howard

 

3. William Howard b. 1772; d. 8 October 1848; bur. Mulkey Cemetery, Monroe County, Kentucky; married Jane Hart b. 1773; d. 24 January 1855 bur. Mulkey.

     In 1810, he was listed in Barren County, p. 33 William Howard 1 male under 10, 1 male over 45; 1 female 16-26.

     On 14 August 1818, Wm & Jennie Howard sold to Levi Baxter 100 acres on Big Barren, bounded by Samuel Hardin's line, Smith's line and Howard's line.[5] 

Children: (from Monroe Co. Journal):

16      i    Jesse Howard b. 1795; d. 1852; m. Lucy Mayfield b. 1798; d. 1861; bur  Mulkey Cemetery, Monroe County, Ky. They had a son Harmon B., b. 25 December 1818 (Birdwell, 148)

17      ii   Harmon Howard b. 11 February 1794; d. 26 April 1855 bur. Mulkey cemetery; m Elizabeth Clemmons. On 18 December 1815, Harmon Howard sold to Alex Adair his negro girl Nelly, which he purchased in the state of Tennessee and brought by him to the state for his own use.[6]

              Nathan Breed and Joseph Gist as executors of the will of Avery Breed sold his 200 acres to Harmon Howard bounded by Absalom Wood. Wit: William Howard, Jesse Howard.[7]

18      iii   Thomas Howard b. 1802 in Barren County, Kentucky; m. Catharine Clemmons, a daughter of John Clemmons.[8]

19      iv   Matilda Howard

20      v   Eleanor Y. Howard “w/o Tolbert Thomas” b. 20 June 1807; d. 28 January 1863.[9]

 

4. Anna Howard (Obediah1) b. ca. 1774; m. Aaron Hays.

     Children:

21      i    Avery B. Hays b. ca. 1792 in South Carolina

22      ii   Anna Hays m. John Ray; they moved to Missouri.

23      iii   Howard Hays

24      iv   John Christopher Hays

25      v   Harlan Hays (Opening the Ozarks 1835–1839: First Families of Southwest Missouri)

26      vi   Sally Hays 

6 Lot Howard b. ca. 1786; d. 1845; m. 1816, Matilda [–?–].b. 10 Aug. 1799 in Monroe County, Kentucky; d. 2 May (what year?)

(probably next generation!! Who was his father?)

 He lived in Moniteau and Morgan counties, Missouri. Matilda Howard died on 2 May at the residence of her daughter, Browning. She was born in Monroe Co. Kentucky 10 Aug. 1799. On 22 February 1816, she married Lot Howard and they moved to Missouri in 1819. Thirteen children were born to them, twelve of whom grew to maturity and eleven married and had families. Her husband died in 1845 and nine of her children preceded her to the unknown. The four of whom survived are Mrs. Fisher and Mrs. Browning of Yolo Co. California and James and William Howard of Moniteau. Went to California in 1874. bur. Woodland Cemetery (Pioneer Times 16 (April 1992):12.

 On 10 January 1855, Waid Howard Jr. and wife Francis of Cooper Co., Stephen Howard and wife Martha H., Philip D. Stephens and Sarah M. his wife, James S. Howard and Jail W. his wife, William T. Howard and wife Elizabeth, Jesse H. Crawford and wife Jane G. Peter W. Fisher and wife Rhoda B. of Moniteau Co. Missouri for $190 sold to William C. Douglass of St. Clair County all right, title and claim to 140 acres in St. Clair Co. That each of the above named parties conveyed one-eleventh part.[10]

Children of Lot and Matilda (Scott) Howard:[11]

27          i Waid Howard b. ca. 1817; m. Frances E.; they were in Cooper County in 1855.

28          ii   John S. Howard b. ca. 1818; d. before 1855, leaving four children: James W., Sarah D., Lot D. and Laura E. Howard. He may, be the “John S. Howard” who d. in California, Missouri on 18 April 1851, age 36. MORE 24 April. The age is incorrect, but close.

              John S. Howard was living in Moniteau County in 1850, listed on p. 33 p, 33 #475 John S. Howard age 32, merchant, b. Kentucky, Frances age 29 b. VA, James age 8, Sarah age 5, J.D., age 4, Laura age 6 months, Thomas Hickock age 18, clerk, b. Missouri.

              On 19 May 1841, John S. Howard and (wife??) Frances L. Howard of Benton County, Missouri, sold to Peter Shelby and Charles Wallis of Benton County a parcel in Warsaw. Wit: Richard Ridgely.[12]

29          iii  Sarah M. Howard b. ca. 1820;  m. 6 August 1839, Morgan County, Missouri, Phillip D. Stephens.

30          iv  Lot Howard Jr. b. ca. 1822; died before 1855 leaving no children. He may, however, married 6 April 1848, Morgan County, Missouri, Elizabeth Chism. If so, he was b. 1816 in Kentucky. He had one child, Joseph, age 1, in 1850, but if this is the correct man, his child did not survive him.

31          v   Frances L. Howard b. ca. 1823 in Missouri m. 17 April 1842, Morgan County, Missouri, John Crawford; died before 1855 leaving children William H. Genea, and Waid Crawford.

32          vi  James S. Howard b. 1825 in Missouri; m. Louisa Jail [-?-].

33          vii  William S. Howard b. ca. 1828 in Missouri; m. Elizabeth

34          viii Jane G. Howard b. ca. 1830 in Missouri; m. Jesse H. Crawford.

35          ix  Stephen Howard b. ?? m. Martha H. they were in Moniteau County in 1855.

36          x   Rhoda M. Howard b. ca. 1839; m. Peter W. Fisher

37          xi  Miriam Howard b. ca. 1844 in Missouri.

38          xii  George W. Howard b. ca. 1836 in Missouri; died before 1855 leaving no children.

 

5 Christopher Howard (Obadiah) b. ca. 1770; m. Rebecca Hays; both bur. Old Mulkey Cemetery in Monroe County, Ky.; stone erected by descendants.

     In 1810, he was living in Barren County: p. 25 Christo Howard 1 male under 10, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 26-45; 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 26-45.

     On 21 August 1815, Christopher Howard, considering negro slavery a moral as well as political evil, oblige himself to liberate negro boy Henry (who was ten years old last March) at the age of thirty-one years.[13]

     On 5 December 1817, Christopher and Rebecca to Jno Gist 125 acres on East Fork B. Barren River $450 bounding Joseph Howard's and Christopher Howard's line and 20 acres granted by Wm. Howard to Christopher that adjoins the first.[14]

     On 13 January 1823, Christopher Howard, as one of the legal heirs and representtatives of Zachariah Hays, deceased, gave power of attorney to Allen Hays of Monroe Co. Ky. to constitute any business in the State of Illinois where I am concerned in the estate of Zachariah Hays, dec'd. Christopher Howard.[15] 

Possible children of Christopher and Rebecca (Hays) Howard: 

39      i    Joseph Howard b. ca. 1790 as he was first on the tax roll in 1811.

40      ii   Wm. G. Howard 11 May 1804;d. 9 November 1850.

41      iii   Harriett Howard

42      iv   Samuel Howard

43      v   Anne Howard unmarried

44      vi   Priscilla Howard m. 1811 William Scott. They were living in Morgan Co. Missouri in 1839 when they sold land to Billingsley in Monongalia Co. Virginia.[16]  

7. Hannah Howard2 (Obediah1) b. 1770; m. Watson Gist. Lived in Moniteau County, Missouri.  

45      i    Wade Howard b. South Carolina; m. Nancy Robertson in Kentucky and in 1819 came west with their two children: William G. and Polly A. They first settled in Cooper County. Wade was father of Morgan County and colonel of the State Militia for a number of years. He d. 1867, followed by his wife several years later. On 20 July 1818 Nancy & Wade Howard of Barren County, Kentucky, sold to Daniel Payne100 acres on the East fork of Barren River, beginning at corner of John Chism’s survey, 100 acres.[17]

             Children: (Goodspeed, History of Morgan County, 955)

             a   William G. Howard b. 16 April 1816; m. 18 November 1841, Morgan County, Missouri, Roseann Newkirk.

             b. Polly A. Howard b. ca. 1818

             c. John Thompson Howard b. 28 March 1821 Cooper County, Missouri; m. 21 December 1843, Morgan County, Mary E. Gist, d/o Benjamin.(Goodspeed, 957.

             d. Edmund (Edward?) R. Howard

             e. James B. Howard remained with his father until 1848; then he and a brother worked for themselves in Morgan County for two years after which they purchased a farm there where they lived for five years, then bought a farm in Moniteau. He was living in Morgan County in 1850, dwelling #89, age 23, born in Missouri; m. 1850 Martha Bowen

             f.   Sarah E. Howard

46      ii   perhaps Priscilla Howard b. in South Carolina; d. m. 1802, Barren County, Kentucky, Jacob Chism. They named their second eldest son Stephen H. Chism.

47      iii Seth Howard  

Those who left estates in Moniteau included: Lot, James, John S., Avery, Sarah and Stephen.

 1830 Missouri

Cooper County (not complete listings)

p. 198 Seth Howard 1 male under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 15-20, 2 males 30-40; 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 20-30.

p. 201 John Howard 1 male 15-20, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 50-60. 3 slaves

 p. 216 Edmund Howard

     Stephen Howard with eldest male 60-70

     Joseph Howard

     Lot Howard

 p. 221 Wade Howard

Barren county, Kentucky 1818- no list for that year.

1819 Howards:

Nathan, John, Harmon, William , Obadiah 

1820 Monroe County

John Howard 200 acres

Harmon Howard 250 acres

William 480 acres

N.B. Howard 50 acres

Jesse Howard no real estate

Jesse Howard 176 3/4 acres.

Wm. H. Howard of Monroe Co. KY gave to grandchildren in Cooper.

p. 44 next to Nathan Breed, Wm. Chism, Michl Chism was

Wm Howard 2 males under 10, 2 males 10-16, 1 male 26-45; 1 female under 10, 2 females 10-16, 1 female 26-45.

 

Grantee Index

C:2 15 May 1809 William and wife Sarah Wood of Barren to William Howard for £100 200 acres on the east fork of Big Barren River.  

C:455 4 October 1813 Elie Williams of Georgetown, District of Columbia, sold to Stephen Howard for $650 Cainy fork of Indian Creek on branch of big Barren River, a part of the tract patented to Williams.

Notes:

Benton County, Missouri, Probate A:124 On 26 October 1847, Abraham Howard as principal and George and Chastain Cock as security for use and benefit of Nancy Howard, William Howard, Cynthia Howard, Lucinda Howard, Lavina Howard, Sarah Howard, Mary Elizabeth Howard and Lucien Howard, placed $500. (Does not say who is the deceased party) It is probably Isham on the 1840 census in Williams Twp.  

Barren County, Kentucky DB C:74. On 14 December 1809, Stephen, Wm., Priscilla Howard sold to Sam Harlin, a tract on Mill Creek entered in the name of William Logue and assigned by him to Nathan Breed. Wit: J. Curtis, Robert Kirby, Christo. Howard, Henry Pedigo, Wm. Chism.  

Moniteau Co. 1850 census,

p. 16 #212 John Howard age 28, b. Missouri, Mary, age 29, b . Kentucky, Nancy age 5, Avery age 2 and Matilda age 1 all born in Missouri. 

p. 17 dwelling #222 Avery Howard, age 30, born in Kentucky and Mary age 30 b. Kentucky b. 18 February 1820; d. 3 December 1861. bur. Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Moniteau County, Missouri. Polly A. Howard, wife of Avery d. 3 May 1864, age 46y, 2m, 6d.  

dwelling #210 Stephen Howard age 33 b. Kentucky, Sarah age 34, b. Kentucky, Martha age 3, Pernetta age 1 and Martha Robertson, age 40 b. Kentucky.

dwelling #211 Edmond Howard, age 25, born Tennessee, Martha age 25 b. Kentucky. Theodore age 1 b. Missouri.

 p. 52 Hiram Howard age 38 b. Missouri, Priscilla, age 22 b. Missouri, Leroy age 14 b. Missouri, Columbus age 10, b. Missouri, Sarah age 1 b. Missouri. 

Howard Deeds in Morgan County

Morgan Co. Deed Book 2: 352 20 March 1838 Edmund Chapman sold to Stephen Howard for $1 the E of SE 12-44-19; SW of NE 13-44-19, E of NE and E of SE 13-44-19 260 acres as Edmund Chapman stands justly indebted to Joseph Howard for $68 which he intends to pay, but if he cannot Stephen Howard is empowered to sell the land. Lot Howard, J.P,.   

2:651 13 October 1837 Elizabeth Howard of Morgan sold to Waid Howard for $53 her entire claim to SW of SE of 27-45-16 containing 40 acres. Lot Howard was J.P.  

2:652 May 1839 Polly A. Howard to Waid Howard for $150 SW of NW 28 and SE of NE of 29-45-16 of 80 acres. Wit: Thos G. Lancaster. Lot Howard was J.P.  

2:655 30 September 1839 William G. Howard of Morgan sold to Waid Howard for $150 on the waters of the Moreau S of NW 3-44-16.

 2:657 George Robinson and wife Margaret sold to Waid Howard all right, title and interest in NW of NE of 34-45-16 1 Feb. 1837. 

Morgan county, Missouri Deeds

4:287 29 February 1836 Joshua Vaughn and wife Elizabeth sold to Charity Howard of Morgan all right, title and interest to the SE of SW of 13-45-16 for $50. Barford Allee, J.P.  

4:289 29 Sept. 1841 Charity Howard of Morgan sold to John Crawford of Cooper the SE of SW 13-45-16 and NW of SE of 13-45-16 and NE of SW of 13-45-16. 

Charity Howard was head of household in Morgan in 1840, p. 178 in Willow Fork Township. Not head in 1850.

 

Barren County, Kentucky Deed Book C:74 14 December 1809 Precilla Howard, Stephen Howard and William Howard, all of Barren Co. for $300 sold to Samuel Harlin a tract on Mill Creek entered in William Logue’s name, it being assigned to Nathan Breed. Wit: J. Curtis, Robert Kirby, Christopher Howard, Henry Pedigo and William Chism.

Barren Co. Kentucky Tax Records

1799-1800 None

1801 Christopher Howard 1 poll, 1 horse; no others by the name

 1802

William Howard 1 poll, 2 horses

Obadiah Howard 200 acres E fork of Barren ent. by Wm Wood 1 poll, 2 horses

Christopher Howard 200 acres 3rd rate E fork of Barren 1 poll, 2 slaves, 4 horses.

David Hardy, then

John Howard 1 poll, 1 horse

1803

John Howard 100 acres on E fork of Barren entered by Chism, 1 poll

3 pages later

Obadiah Howard 100 acres 3rd rate ent by N. Breed 1 horse, 1 poll.

24 Sept. 1803 Nathan Breed of Barren to Obediah Howard of Barren for $200, 100 acres on Mill Creek ent by William Logue. Wit: William Howard (A:294-295)

Rachell Harland

William Howard 200 acres E. fk of Barren ent by N. Breed 1 poll, 3 slaves, 2 horses.

Christopher Howard 200 acres 3rd rate E. fork of Barren

 1804

Christopher Howard E fork of Barren

Obadiah Howard Mill Creek ent by Breed 1 poll

Stephen Howard 196 acres on E fork of Barren ent by Breed1 poll, 5 slaves, 4 horses.

William Howard 200 acres ent by Wood

no John

1805

William Howard 200 acres E. fork of Barren ent. by Wood 1 poll, 4 blacks, 4 horses

Thomas Hart

Christopher Howard 150 acres ent by C. Howard 1 poll, 4 horses/

Stephen for Howard estate 100 acres on Mill Creek ent by A. Breed

Stephen Howard for self 196 acres on E. fork of Barren A. Breed 1 poll 3 blacks, 4 horses; and 200 acres 3rd rate on E fork of Barren ent by Bartho Wood.

          On 7 March 1805 Bartholomew Wood of Barren gave POA to Stephen Howard to transfer Woods’ 200 acres entry on east for of Big Barren River. Wit: James Chism and Moses Mitchell.[18]

1806

Christopher Howard 150 acres on E. fork of Barren (one name, then

John Howard, no land, one poll, one horse.

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Stephen Howard 196 acres and 100 acres on Mill Creek ent by Wm. Longue and A. Breed. Stephen was living on the latter parcel with 1 poll, 4 blacks, 7 horses.

William Howard 200 acres on E. fork of Barren 1 poll, 3 blacks, 6 horses.

 1807

William Howard 200 acres

Christopher 150 acres

Stephen 196 acres, 200 acres ent by Ab Wood 1 poll, 1 white over 16, 4 blacks, 7 horses. In December 1807 Stephen Howard of Barren sold to Thomas Hays for $350, 200 acres on Moonshine Creek (a branch of east fork of Barren River. Wit: Christo Howard, William Hays, Valentin Harlan. (B:105)

then David Hardin, then

John Howard 1 poll, 6 horses.

1808

William Howard 200 acres, 200 acres 70 acres all on E fork of Barren River. He lived on the 70 with 1 poll, 1 under 16, 4 blacks, 5 horses.

Christopher Howard 150 acres 1 poll, 6 horses.

Stephen Howard 196 acres on E fork of Barren River ent by Breed 1 poll, 1 over 16, 5 blacks 6 horses.

John Howard 200 acres 3rd rate ent by F.(or T.) Wood 1 poll, 1 horse.

1809

Christopher Howard 150 acres, 1 poll, 6 horses

John Howard 200 acres 1 poll, 1 horse

Stephen Howard 196 acres 1 poll, 9 blacks 8 horses.

William Howard with same three parcels as above.

 

1810

Stephen Howard 196 acres, and 15 acres on E fork that he was living on.

John Howard 100 acres and one more horse.,

Nicholas Howard 200 acres on Mill Creek patented by N. Howard 1 poll, 2 horses.

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Christopher Howard 150 acres

William Howard with 3 previous parcels and entry for a new one for 200 acres that he was living on.

 1811

Seth Howard no poll, 2 horses, no land

John Howard 200 acres ent by Thomas Wood

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Christopher Howard 150 acres

Joseph Howard 1 poll, 1 horse, 2 names then

William Howard 300 acres, several pages

Stephen Howard 400 acres on Indian Creek enby by Kelly

          196 acres on E. Fork of Big Barren ent by Avery Breed. Stephen was living          here.

          15 acres ent by C. Howard

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William Howard 1 poll, 2 horses; not near others.

1812

James Howard no land 1 poll 2 horses

John Howard 200 acres on e fork 1 poll, 4 horses

Seth Howard 100 acres on E. fork ent by Avery Breed; no poll 2 horses.

William Howard; Wm. Howard  sold to Christopher Howard 20 acres Spicewood April 1813 bounds William’s north line. (B:519).

Christopher Howard 150 acres

Rachel Harlin

Joseph Howard 100 acres ent. by Avery Breed 1 poll, 3 horses.

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Stephen Howard 400 acres on Indian Creek 1 poll 9 slaves 8 horses.

1813

Woods Company

Jesse Howard 1 poll 2 horses

Stephen Howard 400 acres on Indian Creek

 McCurdy Company

Christopher Howard

William Howard;

 

Chisms’ Company

Seth Howard 100 acres

John Howard 200 acres

also Thomas, Nicholas and Warner Howser

 

1814

Chisms’ Comapny

Seth, Jesse Howard (200 acres ent by R. Belware) John Howard 200 acres

 

Mercers Company

Hannah Howard 2 horses

William Howard

Joseph Howard 85 acres ent by A. Breed; 15 acres ent by A. Breed

Christopher Howard had added 200 acres ent by J. Thorn[19]

 

Woods Company

Stephen Howard 500 acres

 

1815 no changes

1816

McPherson’s Company

Joseph Howard  85 acres on East fork entered by A. Reed. and

     15 acres entered by C. Howard. 1 poll, 1 black over 16, two total, 2 horses

John Howard 200 acres on East fork entered by TH. Wood. 1 poll 1 black 2 horses

Christopher Howard

Wade Howard 80 acres on East fork entered by A. Scott

     180 acres entered by J. Chism 1 poll, 1 black 2 horses

Jesse Howard 173 acres

Harman Howard 104 acres 150 acres entered by A. Wood 1 poll, 2 blacks 3 horses

Seth Howard 100 acres entered by A. Reed patented to S. Howard 1 poll, 1 black over 16, 2   total, 2 horses.

Jesse Howard 173 acres entered by J. Middleton 1 poll, 1 horse

 

Woods Company

Stephen Howard 250 acres on Indian Creek entered by J. Bailey.

     11 3/4 acres on same 1 poll, 2 blacks over 16, 5 total 4 horses.

Lot Howard. no land, no poll, 2 blacks 2 horses.

John Howard 70 acres on Peters Creek ent by J. Elliott

     100 acres same entered by S B Coker 1 poll         

     25 acres same J. Howard assn

William Howard total of 450 acres; lived on East fork 1 poll, 3 blacks, 8 total, 8 horses.

 

Williams Company

Christopher Howard lived on East fork. 550 acres entered by Howard. 1 poll, 1 black 5 horses.

 

1817 Barren County Kentucky Tax Lists

McPherson Company

Joseph Howard 85 acres on East fork entered by A. Breed. and

     15 acres entered by C. Howard. 1 poll, 1 black over 16, two total, 2 horses. (10 Feb. 1817, Christopher Howard to Jos Howard F:272 20 A East Fork of Barren River for $35 a parcel on the east fork of Barren River 20 acres beginning on Avery Breed's south line at the Creek.)

 

John Howard 200 acres on East fork entered by Th. Wood. 1 poll 1 black 2 horses

Wade Howard 80 acres on East fork entered by A. Scott

     180 acres entered by J. Chism 1 poll, 1 black 2 horses

Seth Howard 100 acres entered by A. Breed patented to S. Howard 1 poll, 1 black over 16, 2 total, 2 horses.

Jesse Howard 173 acres entered by J. Middleton 1 poll, 1 horse

Harmon Howard 150 acres entered by A. Wood 1 poll, 2 blacks 3 horses.

     F:107 19 May 1817 David and Sarah Hardin sold to Harmon Howard  for$600 east fork of Big Barren.

 

Wood's Company

Stephen Howard 250 acres on Indian Creek entered by J. Bailey.

     11 3/4 acres on same 1 poll, 2 blacks over 16, 5 total 4 horses.

Lot Howard no land, no poll, 2 blacks 2 horses.

John Howard 70 acres on Peters Creek ent by J. Elliott

     100 acres same entered by S B Coker 1 poll         

     25 acres same J. Howard assn

William Howard total of 450 acres; lived on East fork 1 poll, 3 blacks, 8 total, 8 horses.

 

Williams Company

Christopher Howard lived on East fork. 550 acres entered by Howard. 1 poll, 1 black 5 horses. He remained in Barren County on the 1820 tax list with 225 acres on Skaggs Creek. Next to him was John paying for 1 poll and two horses.

[1] Avery Breed  (Barren County, Kentucky WB A:35–37) 5 Dec. 1800 all property to brothers and sisters that are alive, equally divided among them, brother Nathan Breed and Joseph Guist sold Exr. Wit: David Hardin, Christo Howard, Wm B Gist. pvd. March 1801. Inventory showed one slave, livestock and personal estate. p. 37 Distribution to legatees: Joseph Breed, John Wood, James Wood, Obediah Howard, George Harlin.

[2] Morgan County, Missouri, Deed Book 11:249.

[3] Cooper County, Adm. Bonds A: 444.

[4] Cooper Co. Probate Book A: 487.

[5] Barren Co., Ky, Deed Book G:24.

[6] Barren County, Kentucky, Deed Book E:98.

[7] Barren County, Kentucky, Deed Book H:21.

[8] History of Monroe Co, Birdwell, 148.

[9] Old Mulkey Cemetery, Monroe County, Kentucky.

[10] St. Clair County, Missouri, Deed Book E:167.

[11] St. Clair County, Missouri, Circuit Court Minutes of 3 November 1855. St. Clair County Deed Book E:167: 10 Jan. 1855 Waid Howard and wife Frances E. of Cooper County, Stephen Howard and wife Martha H., Phillip Stephens and wife Sarah M., James S. Howard and wife Louisa Jail, William T (or S) Howard and wife Elizabeth, Jesse H. Crawford and wife Jane G., Peter W. Fisher and wife Rhoda all of Moniteau County for $190.91 sold to William C. Douglass their each 1/11 part in W of NW 19-38-24 consisting of Lots 2 & 3; SE of NE of 24-38-25.20 March 1855 Matilda Howard of Moniteau conveyed the dower right in the above property to William C. Douglass.

[12] Benton County, Missouri, Deed Book A:360.

[13] Barren County, Kentucky, Deed Book D:369.

[14] Barren Co., Ky., DB F:288

[15] Barren Co., Ky., DB I:409

[16] Morgan Co., Mo., DB 2:645.

[17] Barren County, Kentucky, Deed Book F:499.

[18] Barren County, Kentucky, DB A:252–53.

[19] Barrren County, Kentucky B:502 19 April 1813 John and wife Susannah Thorn of Jefferson Co. Indiana Territory, sold 200 acres to Christopher Howard granted by the Commissioners in 1798 on waters of east fork of Barren on north side of the Creek.