Descendants of John William Howard

Article about Stephen in the North Carolina Troops: 1861-1865.  Co. I, 51st Regiment N. C. Troops. 
HOWARD, STEPHEN, Private
Born in Duplin County and resided in Cumberland County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Sampson or Cumberland County at age 34, March 27, 1862. Present or accounted for until he deserted on November 11, 1862. Returned to duty in March-April, 1863. 
Present or accounted for until he deserted at Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina, August 21, 1863. Returned to duty on October 30, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, May 16, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 19, 1864. 
Released at Point Lookout on June 7, 1864, after taking Oath of Allegiance and joining the U. S. Army. Assigned to Company K, 1st Regiment U. S. Volunteer Infantry.

Stephen Howard and wife Hannah Farris
Born October 16, 1827 Duplin Co., NC
Died  April 11, 1904 Mt. Pleasant, Miller Co. , Mo.
(Is this the same Stephen Howard that married and had children in Cumberland Co., NC before going to war.?)
Thomas Elias Howard..
Born  June 30, 1886 in  Cumberland Co., NC
Died June 27, 1936  ?Harnett Co., NC
He would be a grandson to Stephen Howard
and his NC Wife.. (Probably Polly Pope)

Descendants of John William Howard

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN WILLIAM1 HOWARD1 was born August 1858, and died Unknown.  He married CAROLYN MOORE1 Abt. 1884.  She was born March 1867, and died Unknown.               (PROBABLE SON OF ABOVE STEPHEN AND 1ST WIFE POLLY)

Notes for J
OHN WILLIAM HOWARD:
Census 1900: June 19, 1900, Cumberland Co., NC Black River Township1
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC Cravers Creek Township2
John Wm. Howard is buried at Colliers Chapel in Linden, NC.  (I didn't find him here, but there are a lot of stones you can't read.)

More About C
AROLYN (HOWARD):
Census 1900: June 19, 1900, Cumberland Co., NC Black River Township3
Census 1910 1: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC Cravers Creek Township4
Census 1910 2: May 05, 1910, Had been married 26 years with 8 of 11 children living2

Children of J
OHN HOWARD and CAROLYN are:

2.                i.       WILLIAM MATTHEW2 HOWARD, b. September 19, 1884, Cumberland Co., NC; d. August 10, 1936

3.               ii.       THOMAS ELIAS HOWARD, b. June 30, 1886, Cumberland Co., NC; d. June 27, 1936.

                 iii.       LIBBY HOWARD, b. 18881.

 
More About LIBBY HOWARD:
 Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 222

                 iv.       BENNY HOWARD, b. 18921; d. Unknown.

More About BENNY HOWARD:
Census 1900: June 19, 1900, Cumberland Co., NC Black River Township9
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - Name listed as Benjamin age 182

                 v.       DANIEL HOWARD, b. May 25, 18964; d. March 06, 1925.


More About DANIEL HOWARD:
Census 1900: June 19, 1900, Cumberland Co., NC Black River Township2
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 142
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery

                 vi.       HETTIE HOWARD, b. February 06, 1899, Cumberland Co., NC1; d. February 15, 1982; m. HENRY GLOVER; b. April 17, 1890; d. January 02, 1939.


More About HETTIE HOWARD:
Census 1900: June 19, 1900, Cumberland Co., NC Black River Township14
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 112
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery

More About H
ENRY GLOVER:
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery

                vii.       LAURA HOWARD, b. 19002; d. Unknown.


More About LAURA HOWARD:
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 102

4.            viii.       MARVIN LEE HOWARD, b. November 20, 1904; d. June 09, 1961.

                ix.       LESTER HOWARD, b. 19072; d. Unknown.


More About LESTER HOWARD:
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 32


                   x.       LOTTI HOWARD, b. Unknown; d. Unknown.

Generation No. 2

 2.  WILLIAM MATTHEW2 HOWARD (JOHN WILLIAM1) was born September 19, 1884 in Cumberland Co., NC1, and died August 10, 1936.  He married LEITHA G. (HOWARD) 1904.  She was born February 02, 188621, and died November 23, 194921.


 Notes for W
ILLIAM MATTHEW HOWARD:
Census 1900: June 19, 1900, Cumberland Co., NC Black River Township
3
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - Name listed as Matthew age 252
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 36 - Matthew24
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery, Cumberland, Co., NC

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EITHA G. (HOWARD):
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 22 name Aletha
4
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 32 name Leatha24
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery, Cumberland, Co., NC

Children of WILLIAM HOWARD and LEITHA are:
                   i.       WILLIAM3 HOWARD, b. 19044,24.

More About WILLIAM HOWARD:
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC4
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 1624

                   ii.       LILLIE HOWARD, b. 19064,24.


More About LILLIE HOWARD:
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC4
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 1424

                  iii.       MARY HOWARD, b. 19074.


More About MARY HOWARD:
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC4
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Not listed on 1920 census.... did she die or is she Callie24

                  iv.       ALLIE HOWARD, b. 190824.

More About A
LLIE HOWARD:
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 1224

                   v.       CALLIE HOWARD, b. 191224.

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ALLIE HOWARD:
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 1224

                  vi.       CHARLES HOWARD, b. 191624.


More About CHARLES HOWARD:
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 424
 

                vii.       THESSA HOWARD, b. Abt. September 191924.


More About THESSA HOWARD:
Census 1920: January 20, 1920, Cumberland Co., NC - age 4/12 Name hard to read, not sure of spelling24

                viii.       INFANT HOWARD, b. Unknown4.


Notes for INFANT HOWARD:
Listed as 4 children 3 living.... 1910 Census 
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC4
 

3.  THOMAS ELIAS2 HOWARD (JOHN WILLIAM1)38 was born June 30, 1886 in Cumberland Co., NC1, and died June 27, 193621.  He married LOUISE ELIZABETH TART Abt. 1907, daughter of WESTBROOK TART and RIDLEY HALL.  She was born June 22, 189241, and died February 20, 1976 in Greensboro, NC..


 Notes for T
HOMAS ELIAS HOWARD:
Thomas Howard died in a car wreck while on the way to pick up some bootleg whiskey with some other men.  The car turned over somewhere around Erwin, NC.  Thomas is buried at Colliers Chapel in Linden, NC.
Census 1900: 1900, Cumberland Co., NC
3
Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 202
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC21
Dates from Tombstone.

Notes for L
OUISE ELIZABETH TART:
Grandma Howard is buried at Colliers Chapel in Linden, NC.
Dates from Tombstone.
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC
21

Children of THOMAS HOWARD and LOUISE TART are:

                   i.       COY LEE3 HOWARD, b. September 03, 190821; d. November 12, 1912.

 

More About COY LEE HOWARD:

Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC

Comment 1: Died Young

 

                  ii.       GLADYS HOWARD.

 

More About GLADYS HOWARD:

Comment 1: Died Young

 

                 iii.       HERMAN HARPER HOWARD, b. October 16, 191121; d. June 15, 1913.

 

More About HERMAN HARPER HOWARD:

Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery, Cumberland Co., NC

Comment 1: Died Young

 

                 iv.       THOMAS HOWARD.

 

More About THOMAS HOWARD:

Comment 1: Died Young

 

                  v.       REUBEN T. HOWARD, b. April 26, 1910; d. September 19, 1990; m. PALISTINE BUTLER, Bef. 1933; b. February 11, 1911; d. September 14, 1990.

 

More About REUBEN HOWARD and PALISTINE BUTLER:

Marriage: Bef. 1933

 

                 vi.       MYRTLE ELIZABETH HOWARD, b. September 10, 1913, Erwin, N.C.; d. January 26, 1999, Greensboro, N.C.; m. JAMES LLOYD ELLIS, SR., April 06, 1929, Danville, Va.48; b. February 10, 1910, Hertford County, N.C.49; d. February 20, 1994, Greensboro, N.C.50.

 

Notes for MYRTLE ELIZABETH HOWARD:

Myrtle lived in Erwin, Hillsborough, Bunn Level and Henderson before moving to Greensboro, NC.

Myrtle has a very bad memory.  This is said to run in her family.  Her mother was the same way.  She can not remember from one minute to the next what she has been asked or what she is told.   But she can remember details from years ago.

 

 Obituary from News & Record, a daily newspaper in Greensboro, N.C.

 

                     MYRTLE HOWARD ELLIS

   Our beloved mother, Myrtle Howard Ellis, 85, of 1417 19th Street, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.                  

   A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, in Lakeview Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack Morris officiating.

   Mrs. Ellis was born Sept. 10, 1913, in Erwin, NC, a daughter of the late Thomas and Louise Tart Howard. She was a member of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and a homemaker. Mrs. Ellis was preceded in death by her husband, James Lloyd Ellis; a daughter, Betty Sue Ketchem; two sons, Bernard and Timothy Ellis; a sister, Hattie Brown; two brothers, Ruben and Brooks Howard.

   Survivors include a daughter, Christine E. Robertson of Greensboro; three sons, Don H. Ellis, Sr. of Liberty, Bruce C. Ellis of Yanceyville, Paul D. Ellis of Reidsville; three sisters, Bonnie Sells and Mable Gregory, both of Greensboro, and Peggy Monoco of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two brothers, Paul Howard of Greensboro, and Louis Howard of Erwin; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

   The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home, 300 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro, and at other times, at the residence of Christine Robertson, 600 Kenneth Road, Greensboro.

 

 

Notes for JAMES LLOYD ELLIS, SR.:

Hobbies --- Fishing, Hunting, It was said that he could smell the fish....

Lloyd is found in the 1910 Census living with Mother and Father, Ben and Kate, he is listed as 1 year old.

James Lloyd's mother Nellie Katherine died when he was about two years old.  He was then given to Will and Jane Stafford to be reared.  He stayed with them until about 14 or 15 years of age, he then went to Greensboro, NC to work in the Cotton Mill.

Lloyd found out in Nov. 1993 that he had cancer of the stomach.  He had a few treatments, but then just seemed to give up and let go.

 

   Greensboro Daily News                                 James L. Ellis

       Mr. James L. Ellis, 84, of 1417 19th St. died Sunday, Feb 20, 1994, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

      Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Lakeview Memorial Park.

      Mr. Ellis  was a native of Hertford Country, he was retired from Cone Mills.

      Surviving are his wife, Myrtle Ellis of the residence; sons, Bernard Ellis of Greensboro, Bruce Ellis of Yanceyville, Don L Ellis of Liberty, and Danny Ellis of Reidsville; daughter, Christine Robertson of Greensboro; brother, James Stafford of Suffolk, Va.; 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

      Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

(Son Don is Donnell H. Ellis, brother James Stafford is the son of Will and Jane Stafford.)

 

 

More About JAMES LLOYD ELLIS, SR.:

Census 1910: May 03, 1910, Harrellville Township, Hertford Co., NC, Page 3552

 

                vii.      HATTIE HOWARD, b. July 26, 1915; d. Unknown; m. HENRY BROWN; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.

               viii.       LEWIS HENRY HOWARD, b. August 14, 1919; m. THELMA MARGARET MATTHEWS; b. 1923; d. September 20, 1999.

 

Notes for THELMA MARGARET MATTHEWS:

Thelma M. Howard, 76

 

Thelma Margaret Matthews Howard, 76 of 408 W. I. St., Erwin, died Monday at

Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

 

She was a daughter of the late James. E. and Mazie Gregory Matthews.  She was

preceded in death by a brother, Waggie Matthews.  Mrs. Howard was retired

from Burlington Industries in Erwin.

 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Erwin Church of God of

Prophecy by the Rev. Michael Johnson.  Burial will  follow in Erwin Memorial

Park.

 

Survivors include her husband, Lewis Howard; three sons, James Lewis Howard

of Erwin, Thomas Howard of Smithfield, and Brooks Howard of Dunn; one

daughter Margaret Lois Stagnetta of Goldsboro; one brother, Elderidge

Matthews of Dunn; one sister, Eula Williams of Sanford; 11 grandchildren; 16

great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

 

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Cromartie-Miller & Lee

Funeral Home in Dunn.  Sep 21, 1999.  Date of obit in paper.

 

More About THELMA MARGARET MATTHEWS:

Burial: September 22, 1999, Erwin Memorial Park, Erwin NC

 

                  ix.       BONNIE HOWARD, b. January 01, 1923, Guilford Co, N.C.; m. WILLIE ROBERT SELLS; b. September 10, 1922, Guilford Co., N.C.54; d. May 20, 1987, Greensboro, N.C.54.

 

More About WILLIE ROBERT SELLS:

Occupation: Plant Worker at Cone Mills-- Textiles54

                         Burial: May 22, 1987, Lakeview Memorial Park , Guilford Co. NC54

                   x.       MABEL HOWARD, b. February 17, 1925, Hillsborough, NC; m. HAL GREGORY; b. Unknown.

                  xi.       PAUL HOWARD, b. August 27, 1927; m. PEGGY THOMPSON WESTBROOK; b. July 24, 1928; d. 1946.

                 xii.       WEST BROOKS HOWARD, b. July 24, 1928; d. 1946.

 

Notes for WEST BROOKS HOWARD:

Died in truck wreck while serving in the US Army.

 

                 xiii.       MARGARET LOUISE "PEGGY" HOWARD, b. December 21, 1931; m. JOE MONOCO; b. Unknown.

 

 

4.  MARVIN LEE2 HOWARD (JOHN WILLIAM1) was born November 20, 19042, and died June 09, 1961.  He married SUDIE FRANCES MOORE, daughter of HENRY MOORE and BEVERLY MCLAMB.  She was born January 29, 1901 in Cumberland Co., NC56, and died December 31, 1989 in Erwin, Harnett Co., NC56.

 

More About MARVIN LEE HOWARD:

Census 1910: May 05, 1910, Cumberland Co., NC - age 52
Burial: Colliers Chapel Church Cemetery

More About SUDIE FRANCES MOORE:

Burial: Erwin Memorial Park

       

Children of MARVIN HOWARD and SUDIE MOORE are:

                   i.       JERRY LEON3 HOWARD, b. July 24, 194859; m. GENNY ROBERT KENNEDY, July 06, 1980, Harnett Co., NC60.

                  ii.       BEVERLY JUANITA HOWARD, b. October 18, 194361.

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1.  1900 Census, Cumberland County, NC Sheet 12 household 195-195.

2.  1910 Census, Cumberland Co., NC Sheet 8 B, Household 139-139.

3.  1900 Census.

4.  1910 Census.

21.  Tombstone Records.

24.  1920 Census.

38.  Personal Correspondence, Middle name furnished by Lewis Howard (son of Thomas) 4-14-2001 Erwin, NC.

48.  Marriage Certificate.

49.  1910 Census, Harrellville Township, Hertford  Co., NC Page 37 A, Age 1.

50.  Newspaper Obituary.

51.  Obituary, The News and Record Greensboro, NC.

52.  1910 Census, Harrellville Township, Hertford Co., NC, Page 35, Age 1.

54.  Death Certificate, 0039-04195 Guilford Co., NC.

56.  Death Certificate, Certificate Number:  8900196, Date Filed:    01/09/1990   Sex:   FEMALE  Date of death:  12/31/1989   Volume: 77    page:  196.

59.  Birth Certificate, #4800447.

60.  Marriage Certificate, # 8000142, Volume: 1980  Page: 142.

61.  Birth Certificate, #4300474.

 


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