The Family of Edward Howell of Tennessee

Edward Howell, born between 1800 and 1810 in Tennessee, married Delila Brewer. She may have been a widow, previously married to _?_ Penny.

Children of Edward and Delila Howell:


Elizabeth, born 1825


Harriet, born 15 September 1826


Catherine, born 13 April 1828


Philip Moore, born 7 September 1829


Levi, born 29 September 1831


Elvira, born 10 May 1833


Dorindia Rivers, born 11 February1835; married Bergess Mood Bay on 9 May 1857 in Wilson County, Tennessee


Henry Ervin, born 28 February 1837

Edward left a will:
Wilson County, Tennessee - Will Books 1-3, 1802-1850, by Thomas Partlow
Edward Howell, Will. 21 March 1849. Heirs: wife, Delilah Howell; seven children: Elizabeth, Harriet, Catherine, Philip Moore, Levi, Elvira, Derinda and Henry Ervin Howell. I have an interest in a tract of land in Christian County, Kentucky. Witnesses: B.B. Brett and Josiah Smith. Executor: Alexander Brett. Recorded 01 Nov 1849 (page 94)

He also possessed a land deed:
Wilson County, Tennessee Deed Books N-Z, 1829-1853, by Thomas Partlow
J.W. Wright, E.H. Wright and Philip R. Howell to Bernice Bender 89 acres that Edward Howell died seized and possessed. 29 Nov 1851, Deed Book Z, page 09.


Submitted by Julia Johnson 21May2001


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